OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.15:05:19.
FAT CATTLE: (31)
A decent show of cattle forward today met a solid trade throughout. Top slots hit 260p for Heifers and 1 bull hit 166p/kg. No steers at all forward. Highest in the lump was £1406 for a Heifer bottom book of 155p for a dairy bred heifer. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office. An overall market average of 201p/kg was achieved.
Young Bulls (1)
Medium Bulls (1) Selling to 166p (£846/head) from T H K Jones Gate House
Heifers (30) Overall Average 202p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 228p (£1014/head) from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (29) Average 202p (£1130/head) Selling to 260p from D C Evans Penywaen
A very pleasing entry of cattle forward some very good runs of smart cattle selling well.
FAT LAMBS: (1272)
Lights average 248.5p/kg to 268p/kg from Jones Bros Rhiwaedog
Standards average 234.5p/kg to 262p/kg from Jones Bros Rhiwaedog
Mediums average 235p/kg to 259p/kg from W G & S P & M E Foulkes Selattyn Lodge
Heavy’s average 220p/kg to 224p/kg from E J Jackson Lane Farm
Overall average 236.5p/kg.
FAT HOGGETS: (1013)
Lights average 191.5p/kg to 213p/kg from G A Jones Cynarfron
Standards average 179.5p/kg to 203p/kg from C Williams Wern Isa
Mediums average 182p/kg to 193p/kg from J D Edwards & Son Knockin Heath
Heavy’s average 178.5p/kg to 200p/kg from S J Smith Penybryn
Others average 145p/kg to 170p/kg from G L Jones Henblas
Overall average p/kg.
FAT EWES: (734)
Trade not quite as strong as the last couple of weeks but still a competitive overall average of £57. Top price was £132 for a Charolais ewe from G R Moseley & Son, Knockin.
40 Rams averaged £66 with a top price of £115 for a Suffolk tup from T H Nicholas & Son, West Felton.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (35)
Totally inadequate numbers of calves to satisfy demand with trade much sharper for all sorts. Another good show of weanlings also selling to keener demand. Leading prices Calves: British Blue Bulls to £318 from Messrs Arwyn Groe Coedtalog £270 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell £262 from Messrs Owen Tanycoed. Simmental Bulls to £312 from Messrs Evans Pendugwm. Limousin Heifers to £285 from Messrs Jones Gwerniago. British Blue Heifers to £290 from Messrs Evans Pendugwm. £260 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Hereford Bulls to £180 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Friesian Bulls to £102 from Messrs Gilman Birch Hall £72 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg.
Limousin Bulls (3mo) to £350, £340 & £295, Limousin Heifers to £302 & £278 from Messrs Williams New Bridge.
Hereford Steers (9mo) to £470, £465 £440, & £420, Hereford Heifers (9/10mo) to £408 & £402, British Blue Heifers (10mo) to £470 & £460 all from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Friesian Bulls (9mo) to £175 from Messrs Turley Trawscoed Old Farm House.
STORE CATTLE: (147)
A lot of younger cattle on show with plenty of buyers still looking for stock. Top price was £1160 (209p/kg) paid for a Hereford steer aged 21 months sold by J W Simpson, Maesbrook.
63 steers averaged £895 (209p/kg) with notable prices including:
£860 (253p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 7 months sold by S I Jones, Llandrillo.
£885 (239p/kg) & £775 (242p/kg) paid for Limousin steers aged 11 & 12 months sold by J M Jones & Co, Penybontfawr.
£850 (235p/kg) paid for a pair of Charolais steers aged 11 months sold by J Davies, Llanfihangel.
84 heifers averaged £808 (193p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1145 (229p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 18 months sold by D Morris, Llanrhaeadr.
£800 (258p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 14 months sold by J M Jones & Co, Penybontfawr.
£955 (225p/kg) & £910 (228p/kg) paid for British Blue heifers aged 12 & 18 months sold by H M Owen, Penybontfawr.
Entries are invited for our next sale to be held on the 29th May.
U72 & CULL COWS: (15)
Limouisn to 148p/kg average 122p/kg
British Blue to 140p/kg average 135p/kg
Welsh Black to 130p/kg
Friesian to 92p/kg average 83p/kg
Limousin to 156p/kg average 149p/kg
15 Cattle average 119p/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