OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.29:05:19.
FAT CATTLE: (23)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (5) Overall Average 163p.
Heavy Bulls (5) Average 163p (£1028/head) Selling to 166p from R W Richards & Son Hafod
Heavy Steers (1) Selling to 173p (£1099/head) from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Heifers (17) Overall Average 204p
Medium Heifers (5) Average 220.5p (£1025/head) Selling to 232p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (12) Average 198p (£1123/head) Selling to 225p from A Roberts & Co Buckley Farm
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FAT LAMBS: (2670)
Lights average 255p/kg to 269p/kg from J Lewis Tremafon
Standards average 238.5p/kg to 258p/kg from D A & M G Griffiths & Son Tynllwyn
Mediums average 225p/kg to 250p/kg from D A & M G Griffiths & Son Tynllwyn
Heavy’s average 211.5p/kg to 240p/kg from Claybury Texels Ensdon
Others average 185p/kg to 188p/kg from C Jones & Son Tyarygraig
Overall average 235p/kg.
FAT HOGGETS: (416)
Lights average 164p/kg to 175p/kg from G C Jones & Son Wenallt Fawr
Standards average 138p/kg to 197p/kg from M J Tomlins Wigmore Lane Farm
Mediums average 135.5p/kg to 175p/kg from M J Tomlins Wigmore Lane Farm
Heavy’s average 147p/kg to 170p/kg from B Francis Glanbanwy
Others average 132p/kg to 149p/kg from B Francis Glanbanwy
Overall average 145.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (2160)
A super pre festival entry of 2160 Cull Ewes met a cracking trade especially on lighter ewes and stronger leaner ewes, Fat ewes not so easily placed. Texel Ewes to £120 Tups to £105 welsh to £64 with an overall average of £59 and that includes the £10 dollies.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (47)
Increased number of calves selling to another strong trade with several good quality continentals most keenly contested. Larger entries required. Leading prices: Calves:- British Blue Bulls to £408 from Messrs Humphreys The Moydog, £295 from Messrs Vaughan Maesmochnant Uchaf, £285 from Messrs Williams Nil Green, £285 from Messrs Davies
Lower Fawnog, £278 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Limousin Bulls to £362, £325 & £305 from Messrs Hodgson Arddleen Grange, £295 from Messrs Williams Newbridge. Limousin Heifers to £295, £250 & £242 from Messrs Hodgson Arddleen Grange, £270 (twice) & £265 from Messrs Williams Newbridge. British Blue Heifers to £272 from Messrs Davies Tybrith, £240 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Hereford Bulls to £200 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Friesian Bulls to £95 from Messrs Gilman Birch Hall.
Considerably sharper today. Limousin Steers (7mo) to £648, Pure Limousin Heifers (7mo) to £640 from Messrs Morris Cwm Farm. Limousin Steers (10mo) to £500, British Blue Steers (10mo) to £470, Limousin Heifers (10mo) to £465, British Blue Heifers (10mo) to £460 from Messrs Beckett Crossways.
STORE CATTLE: (149)
A nice late spring entry of 149 store cattle turned in today with a trade that met very much with the vendors approval, especially compared to other local centres earlier this week. Considering our usual cross section of quality and types the steers averaged a decent 212.38p/kg or £830 and the heifers averaged a similar 208p/kg or £770 with tops in both sections nearer to 300p/kg. Leading prices: Junior cattle: A super entry from H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr saw Limousin Steers from £850 - £1000 and Heifers from £730 - £905. Limousin Heifers from H & W Howells Goetre to £920. Saler Heifers from A St John Williams Red House to £700, Saler Steers to £770. Aberdeen Angus Heifers from
J R Jones Hilley Farm to £800. Limousin from J M Jones & Co Bache to £900, Steers to £920. Traditional breeds: Herefords to £720 for Heifers & £700 for Steers, Red Poll to £660 for Steers & £650 for Heifers from S Younger Wiggington Farm. Senior Cattle: not so many about today leading to a top of £1170 from D E & R M Williams Bron Heulog, £1065 for British Blue from E M & D A Evans Dolafon and £1115 for Steers from H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr and £1130 for Heifers from R B Davies & Sons Ltd Great Dyffryd.
All in all a good day with the buyers also happy with what they bought.
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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