OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.03:07:19.
FAT CATTLE: (28)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 214p (£1005/head) from A M Jones Middle Farm
Heifers (27) Overall Average 206p
Medium Heifers (6) Average 234p (£1105/head) Selling to 241p twice from M J Williams Pontyperson & A M Jones Middle Farm
Heavy Heifers (21) Average 200p (£1094/head) Selling to 243p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
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FAT LAMBS: (1655)
An entry of 1655 lambs on Wednesday 3rd July 2019. Considering the weakening trade, coupled with good harvest and shearing weather this was an acceptable entry. Many farmers and buyers commented that the quality of lambs on offer were as good as ever seen in the yard in Oswestry with consignments from Maestanyglwyden averaging 197.5p/kg and Selattyn Lodge averaging 194.86p/kg. The market average for 1655 lambs was 184.5p/kg. 59 Lights average 184.18p/kg varying from 180p/kg to 194p/kg. Top call was from
J & R M A Thomas Albridge Lane Farm with £61 for 32kg. 568 Standards levelled at 180.82p/kg varying from 150p/kg to 205p/kg. R O Thomas Bryncoch topped this section with 39kg at £80. 886 Mediums average 185.81p/kg varying from 163p/kg to 220p/kg. M & R Morris Maestanyglwyden topped this section with 41kg at £90.The heavy lambs averaged 189.56p/kg with the top call of £96 again from M & R Morris Maestanyglwyden. In all a company of 9 buyers purchased the 1655 lambs for 20 different customers.
FAT EWES: (355)
A much reduced entry, harvesting and shearing taking priority today. The lack of numbers certainly helped the trade with a much improved overall average of £60. Top price was £135 paid for an excellent run of Texel ewes from R Hughes, Trefonen.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (21)
Only a small offering on an excellent harvesting day with trade much more variable. Good demand for best quality continentals, very keen bidding on British Friesian Bulls. Leading prices: British Blue Bulls to £352 & £280 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Limousin Heifers to £320 from Messrs Richards Porthygan, £190 from Messrs Lewis Pentre Farm. British Blue Heifers to £200 from Messrs Williams Nil Green, £190 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Hereford Bulls to £222 & £170 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Simmental Bulls to £230 from Messrs Jones Moat Farm. Hereford Heifers to £155 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Friesian Bulls to £128 £114 & £92 from Messrs Steele Treflach Hall. Larger numbers of calves required immediately to satisfy buyers demand.
U72 & CULL COWS: (4)
British Blue to 130p/kg average 118.5p/kg
Charolais to 123p/kg
4 Cattle average 119.5p/kg.
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Oswestry Livestock Auctions
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA