OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.16:01:19.
FAT CATTLE: (15)
A very disappointing turn out in numbers considering the trade we are having compared to the deadweight prices. Top slots raced to 239p for Heifers and 200p for Steers. Highest in the lump was £1300 for a Steer, bottom book of 179p for a Steer. Please make sure all cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale. An overall market average of 205.5p/kg was achieved.
Steers (5) Overall Average 192.5p.
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 195p (£1062/head) from E P Jones & Son Cottage Farm
Heavy Steers (4) Average 191.5p (£1140/head) Selling to 200p from C L & C Watkins & Sons Bank Farm
Heifers (10) Overall Average 213p
Heavy Heifers (10) Average 213p (£1120/head) Selling to 239p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Thank you for your continued support but we need more numbers each and every week to satisfy demand.
FAT HOGGETS: (2952)
Superlights average 143.5p/kg to 231p/kg from D T Jones Hafod Bethel
Lights average 167.5p/kg to 212p/kg from D Morris Parkside
Standards average 192p/kg to 211p/kg from R H Buckley & Sons Cefn Isaf
Mediums average 194p/kg to 216p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Heavy’s average 183p/kg to 210p/kg from W D & R E Edwards & Son Priddbwll Ucha
Others average 158p/kg to 170p/kg from W Clark & Son Lower House
Overall average 188p/kg.
FAT EWES: (880)
A change in the trade with more buyers looking for welsh ewes, while trade on the stronger ewes more inconsistent than that seen recently. Overall average of £40 was recorded with a top price of £136 topping an excellent run of Texel ewes from M & S Jones, Rhydycroesau.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (27)
Reduced numbers today with demand rather limited. Only the very best continentals attracting firm bidding, young fresh calves difficult to sell at times. Leading prices: British Blue Bulls to £281 & £205 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. British Blue Heifers to £202 & £200 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Limousin Bulls to £198 from Messrs Jones
Fron Farm. Limousin Heifers to £190 (twice) from Messrs Jones Fron Farm. Hereford Heifers to £138 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney.
Entries now invited for a Sale of Weanlings & Suckler Calves on Wednesday 30th January.
U72 & CULL COWS: (15)
British Blue to 124p/kg average 113p/kg
Friesian to 114p/kg average 105.5p/kg
Hereford to 96p/klg average 85p/kg
MRI to 81p/kg average 66.5p/kg
Limousin to 167p/kg
Limousin to 166p/kg
Limousin to 115p/kg
15 Cattle average 103.5p/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