OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.07:11:18.
FAT CATTLE: (19)
Again very short on numbers but a good trade throughout was achieved with all types selling well. Top slots hit 240pkg (twice) for Heifers, 210p/kg for Steers and 188p/kg for Bulls. Highest price in the lump was £1421 for a Steer. Bottom book of 149p/kg for a lean aged dairy Steer. An overall market average of 195p/kg was achieved. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office. Make sure cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (3) Overall Average 169p.
Heavy Bulls (3) Average 169p (£1185/head) Selling to 188p from W R Jones Henfache
Steers (7) Overall Average 193p.
Light Steers (1) Selling to 149p (£685/head) from W Evison & Partners Rhydycyffin
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 210p (£987/head) from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Heavy Steers (5) Average 196.5p (£1270/head) Selling to 210p from C L & C Watkins & Sons Bank Farm
Heifers (9) Overall Average 208.5p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 240p (£1092/head) from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (8) Average 204.5p (£1050/head) Selling to 240p from W R Jones Henfache
A pleasing trade but we do need more cattle, we can sell them as good as anywhere on your doorstep. Thank you for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (3903)
Lights average 142.5p/kg to 171p/kg from J I Austin Maesyffynon
Standards average 158.5p/kg to 195p/kg from R T Jones & Co Rhydygro
Mediums average 169.5p/kg to 195p/kg from M A Edwards Sarnau Villa
Heavy’s average 159.5p/kg to 178p/kg from M A Edwards Sarnau Villa
Others average 150.5p/kg to 160p/kg from G M & D Hughes & Son Lower Halton Farm
Overall average 162p/kg.
FAT EWES: (974)
Steady numbers with no major change in trade. Overall average was £33 with a top price of £95 for a cracking pen of ewes from H F Jones, Nantmawr. 30 Rams averaged £55 with a top price of £142 for a Texel tup from WG, SP & ME Foulkes, Selattyn.
STORE SHEEP: (152)
A reduced entry of store lambs were present this week. On a whole the lambs forward were not as strong as seen in previous weeks, but a strong trade was seen yet again. Tup lambs reached the highs of £56.50 for a pen of crossbreds sold by D M & A S Jones Blaenrhiwarth. Mixed lambs sold to £52.50 from J H Williams Fron and Ewe lambs to £55. Averages Ewe lambs £48.03, Mixed lambs £50.58 & Tup lambs £48.30.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (41)
The best show of calves for many weeks sold to a much improved trade with several fresh buyers attending ensuring strong bidding throughout. Best Limousin Bulls topping at £340 (twice) from Messrs Bowen Glanwantyn £315 & £310 from Messrs Lloyd Jones Rhydonnen Isaf. Saler Bulls to £324 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Simmental Bulls to £315 from Messrs Evans Pendugwn, British Blue Bulls to £305 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge £300 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog £290 (twice) & £282 from Messrs Lewis Caenymynydd. Limousin Heifers to £285 from Messrs Lloyd Jones Rhydonnen Isaf £272 from Messrs Bowen Glanwantyn £255 & £252 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge. Charolais Heifers to £270 from Messrs Lewis Caenymynydd. Saler Heifers to £260 & £252 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. British Blue Heifers to £242 from Messrs Davies
Lower Fawnog. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £202 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm. Hereford Heifers to £190 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm. Friesian Bulls to £114 from Messrs
Lloyd Jones Rhydonnen Isaf. Sponsored prize sale of Weanlings to be held on Wednesday 28th November 2018.
U72 & CULL COWS: (19)
An entry of 19 OTM cattle met a similar trade which is less than of recent weeks but no less than other local centres. Top price of the day was 120p/kg for a Charolais Cow followed by 119p & 118p. Cold plain cows 60p with an overall average of just shy of 90p/kg with a 25p model included.
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