OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.23:01:19.
FAT CATTLE: (29)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (1)
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 178p (£1174/head) from A M Rees & Co Gellilefrith
Steers (6) Overall Average 177.5p.
Heavy Steers (6) Average 177.5p (£1155/head) Selling to 192p from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Heifers (22) Overall Average 208p
Medium Heifers (7) Average 225.5p (£1016/head) Selling to 243p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (15) Average 204.5p (£1158/head) Selling to 236p from F W Humphreys Brook House
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FAT HOGGETS: (1734)
A good entry of 1734 Hoggs. This was an acceptable entry for the day, considering the snow, and the trade having eased earlier in the week. The overall average was 194.09p/kg with the SQQ at 197.07p/kg which equates to over 20p/kg more than January 2018. It is very pleasing also to see Oswestry market in the top three markets in England with the highest throughput of finished hoggs sold in the first 3 weeks of January 2019. 337 Lights average 189.31p/kg varying from 168p/kg to 212p/kg. The top call was from T S Davies Brynmawr with 30kg at £63.50. 610 Standards average 198.77p/kg varying from 151p/kg to 231p/kg. Top call from L A Morris Pantymaen with 39kg at £90. 519 Mediums average 198.92p/kg varying from 170p/kg to 222p/kg. Top call of £95.50 for 43kg from R H Buckley & Sons Cefn Isaf. 162 Heavy’s average 182.8p/kg varying from 168p/kg to 196p/kg. Top call was from
J G Ellis & Partners Bryn Farm with 46kg at £90. More sheep are wanted each week to fulfil keen demand with 12 Buyers / faces representing 20 plus orders every week.
FAT EWES: (657)
Less ewes around with trade still mixed with poorer ewes looking better sold than some mid-range ewes. An overall average of £47 was reported with a top price of £117 for a pair of Texel ewes from J E Ellis, Hindford. 19 Rams averaged £53 with a top price of £90 for tups from J T Davies & Co, Rhiwlas.
Please Note: All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (42)
Pleasing to see more calves forward and also more buyers present ensuring a much improved trade for all classes. Leading prices: Limousin Bulls to £301 £270 & £265 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge £260 from Messrs Ward Manor Farm. British Blue Bulls to £292 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell £285 & £265 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. British Blue Heifers to £305 from Messrs Williams Nil Green £225 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Limousin Heifers to £245 from Messrs Jones Ladyhill £240 & £230 from Messrs Foulkes
Selattyn Lodge. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £210 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge. Hereford Heifers to £232 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Weaned Calves (2½ mo) Charolais Heifers to £388 British Blue Heifers to £335 Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £200 all from Eyton Farms.
STORE CATTLE: (138)
Some excellent runs of quality cattle on show today with a good trade reported throughout. Top price was £1290 (211p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 21 months sold by
D E & R M Williams, Llansilin.
92 steers averaged £1050 (212p/kg) with notable prices including:
D G Williams, Llandrillo presented their first show of cattle of the year with Limousin steers aged 12-13 months selling for £1000 (227p/kg), £975 (225p/kg), £960 (225p/kg) & £920 (229p/kg).
W Watkin, Brithdir sold an excellent run of Charolais and Limousin steers aged 21-22 months for £1235 (225p/kg), £1140 (228p/kg), £1120 (224p/kg) & £1090 (225p/kg).
£1125 (225p/kg) paid for a pair of Charolais steers aged £1125 sold by M E Roberts, Nantmawr.
46 heifers averaged £939 (204p/kg) with notable prices including:
£960 (223p/kg), £890 (229p/kg) & £850 (226p/kg) paid for Limousin heifers aged 12-13 months sold by D G Williams, Llandrillo.
£1075 (215p/kg) & £995 (216p/kg) paid for Charolais heifers aged 21-22 months sold by R L Edwards, Llansantffraid.
£1045 (203p/kg) & £1020 (208p/kg) paid for Blue heifers aged 19 & 23 months sold by C D Davies & Son, Pontfadog.
Entries are invited for our next sales to be held on the 6th, 13th & 27th February.
U72 & CULL COWS: (9)
Friesian to 129p/kg average 104p/kg
British Blue to 118p/kg
Limousin to 160p/kg
Limousin to 99p/kg
9 Cattle average 104.5p/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.
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