OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.17:10:18.
FAT CATTLE: (32)
A very smart show of cattle on offer with meat almost all the way through. Top slots hit 248p/kg from M & R Morris, Steers to 198p/kg and a heavy Bull to 191p/kg. Highest in the lump was a Heifer at £1426, bottom book of 60p/kg for a small lean Jersey Bull. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office. Make sure all cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (3) Overall Average 131p.
Light Bulls (2) Average 90p Selling to 100p from G A G Evans Trawscoed
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 191p (£1200/head) from R W Richards & Son Hafod
Steers (6) Overall Average 183p.
Light Steers (1) Selling to 165p (£710/head) from T J & C C Coles Oak Farm
Medium Steers (3) Average 190p (£990/head) Selling to 198p from N E & F Barratt Morton Hall Farm
Heavy Steers (2) Average 180p (£1045/head) Selling to 190p from R T Lewis & Son Trefonen Hall
Heifers (23) Overall Average 206.5p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 160p (£740/head) from R T Lewis & Son Trefonen Hall
Heavy Heifers (22) Average 208.5p (£1135/head) Selling to 248p from M & R Morris Maestanyglwyden
A pleasing trade for some good cattle on offer. Please keep them coming and thank you for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (2906)
Lights average 146p/kg to 174p/kg from T & H L Thomas Plas Newydd
Standards average 166p/kg to 211p/kg from J H Jones Derwen
Mediums average 170.5p/kg to 213p/kg from J H Jones Derwen
Heavy’s average 168.5p/kg to 196p/kg from T H Vaughan & Son Maes Mochnant
Others average 193.5p/kg to 337p/kg from R S & J A Gregory The Meadows
Overall average 165.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (428)
A small entry was again met with a flat trade for everything apart from the strong ewes, as seen around the rest of the country. Overall average similar to last week at £24 with a top price of £90 going to a pen of 7 strong ewes from S & B Lawrence & Son, Crickheath.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (40)
A small show was met with a mixed trade for the calves on show. Only 10 heifers forward with Hereford Heifers to £145 from R B Edwards, Lower Sweeney. Angus Heifers to £182 from Ede & Son, Willow Farm, Saler Heifers to £210 & £205 from R L Jones, West Felton. British Blue Bulls to £332 & £310 from D E Davies, Lower Fawnog. Angus Bulls to £245 & £206 from Ede & Son, Willow Farm. Hereford Bulls to £245 from F Humphreys, The Moydog, £225 from D J H Foulkes, Maesteg. Friesian Bulls to £200 from P D Williams, Lightwood Hall, £156 & £82 from D J H Foulkes, Maesteg.
A small show of Weanlings forward with 2 Angus Bulls aged 3 months selling for £400 from F Humphreys, The Moydog, Hereford bulls aged 2-3 months selling to £252 & £250 and Hereford heifers aged 3 months selling for £192 all from Thomas Lewis Partners, Crumpwell.
Entries are invited for our prize show of weanlings and calves to be held on the 31st October.
STORE CATTLE: (84)
Some excellent quality cattle on show were rewarded with a firmer trade throughout. Top price was £1150 (197p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 17 months sold by A P Savage, Llanymynech.
46 steers averaged £921 (195p/kg) with notable prices including:
£790 (222p/kg) paid for 3 Limousin steers aged 13 months sold by D M Williams, Llangollen.
£900 (220p/kg), £880 (210p/kg) & £875 (219p/kg) paid for Charolais & Simmental steers aged 12-13 months sold by Partneriaeth Llymystyn, Foel.
£1015 (207p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 19 months sold by R J & G E Newbrook & Son, Nantyr.
38 heifers averaged £865 (189p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1000 (220p/kg) & £1060 (219p/kg) paid for Limousin & Charolais steers aged 17-18 months sold by Atlas Tractors, Craigllwyn.
£920 (207p/kg) paid for a pair of Charolais heifers aged 18 months sold by C A Davies, Llidiartywaun.
£975 (205p/kg) paid for 3 Blue heifers aged 22 months sold by T M & M P Evans & Son, Weston Rhyn.
Our next sale will be held on the 24th October, with entries invited for the sale on the 31st October.
U72 & CULL COWS: (12)
British Blue to 132p/kg average 126.25p/kg
Limousin to 113p/kg
Limousin to 146p/kg
Hereford to 129p/kg average 127.67p/kg
Luing to 118p/kg
12 Cattle average 121p/kg
If any vendor has changed their Farm Assured details please could you notify the market office 01691 653547 so our data base can be updated many thanks.
Oswestry Livestock Auctions
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA