OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.02:01:19.
FAT CATTLE: (47)
A few more cattle around us and some good sorts about met a firm but steady trade as a result of the deadweight prices dropping. Top slots hit 235p/kg for Heifers & 196p/kg for Steers. Highest price in the lump was £1317 for a Steer. Bottom book of 90p for a dairy bred Heifer. An overall market average of 197p/kg was achieved. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Steers (13) Overall Average 179p.
Medium Steers (2) Average 173p (£865/head) Selling to 176p from H Pickstock Celyn
Heavy Steers (11) Average 180p (£1185/head) Selling to 196p from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton
Heifers (34) Overall Average 205.5p
Light Heifers (1) Selling to 188p (£1081/head) from J Morris & Sons Caedicws
Medium Heifers (4) Average 153p (£710/head) Selling to 214p from H W & D A Davies Tynant
Heavy Heifers (29) Average 212.5p (£1140/head) Selling to 235p from Hughes Bros Penybryn
A good number forward and decent trade with it. Thank you all for your continued support.
FAT HOGGETS: (4198)
Lights average 156.5p/kg to 207p/kg from H E Pugh Grove Farm
Standards average 184p/kg to 231p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Mediums average 195p/kg to 244p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Heavy’s average 192p/kg to 209p/kg from G R Moseley & Son Dairy Barn
Others average 175.5p/kg to 186p/kg from R J Hamer Daywell Manor Cottage
Overall average 184p/kg.
FAT EWES: (982)
Another good entry, trade a little bit variable but a respectable overall average of £45 was reported with a top price of £128 going to a single Texel ewe from R M & G Hughes, Trefonen. 67 Rams averaged £55 with a top price of £120 going to a Texel tup from T & B Williams, Llangedwyn.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (19)
A very small entry which was a shame as there were a number of buyers in attendance, leading to an excellent trade. Limousin bulls sold to £350 & £315 from Messrs Foulkes, Selattyn, British Blue bulls to £295 & £255 from D E & M R Davies, Sarnau. Hereford bulls to £265 & £222 from A J Williams, Weston Lullingfields. Blue Heifers to £238, £230 & £200 from D E & M R Davies, Sarnau. Angus heifers to £262 & £182 from Ede & Son, Sutton Green.
U72 & CULL COWS: (7)
Charolais to 156p/kg average 100.5p/kg
Jersey to 95p/kg average 87.5p/kg
Charolais to 183p/kg
British Blue to 176p/kg
7 Cattle average 118p/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