OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.20:11:19.
FAT CATTLE: (37)
A few more forward this week and some good meated cattle forward. Top slots hit 232p for Heifers 186p for Steers and 158p for a Bull. Highest in the lump was £1328 for a Steer, bottom book of 142p for a lean heifer. Please make sure all cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (1)
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 158p (£1058/head) from G & T A Williams Bwlchgolau
Steers (9) Overall Average 174.5p.
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 163p (£774/head) from T H Nicolas & Son Sutton Farm
Heavy Steers (8) Average 175.5p (£1210/head) Selling to 186p from E W Pritchard 26 The Flats
Heifers (27) Overall Average 196p
Medium Heifers (5) Average 204.5p (£940/head) Selling to 230p from H J & F J Williams Maesgadfa
Heavy Heifers (22) Average 194.5p (£1085/head) Selling to 232p from D Ll Jones Penylan Farm
A good entry and good trade please keep the cattle and numbers coming.
FAT LAMBS: (3368)
A good entry of 3368 prime lambs on Wednesday 20 November 2019. The SQQ average was 181p/kg with the overall average levelling at 180p/kg. This compares with the SQQ at 166.5 and the overall at 164.5p/kg for the same market last year. 431 Lights sold to average 176p/kg varying from 137p/kg to 210p/kg. The top call was from H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr with 31kg at £65. 1103 Standards Sold to average a very good 184.5p/kg with many lambs selling over £2kg. They varied from 149p/kg to 213p/kg with the top call again from H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr with 35kg at £74.50. 1215 Mediums made up of a lot of welsh and welsh mule lambs averaged 180p/kg varying from 155p/kg to 200p/kg. The top calls came from E W & M Jones & Son Bryncoed and M J Williams Pontyperson both with 40kg at £80. 416 Heavy’s sold to average 159.5p/kg or £88.10.
FAT EWES: (838)
Trade broadly in line with recent weeks with decent demand for everything on show. Overall average was £47 with a top price of £110 for Suffolk ewes from R T & M S C Jones, Llandinam. 29 Rams averaged £59 with a top price of £90 for a Texel tup from D E & R M Williams, Llansilin.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (43)
A small entry of calves selling to a steady trade with the few better sorts quite well sold. A similar entry of weanlings again attracting quite substantial interest. Leading prices: Calves: Limousin Bulls to £252 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge £202, £200 & £185 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Charolais Bulls to £212 from Messrs Eyton Farms. Hereford Bulls to £226 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm, £152 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney. Hereford Heifers to £125 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney. British Blue Heifers to £238 from Messrs Lewis Jones Grange Farm, £170 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £180 from Messrs Lewis Jones Grange Farm.
Limousin Heifers (7mo) to £450, £410 & £400 from Messrs Francis Tyntwll. Limousin Steers (7mo) to £406 from Messrs Jones Argoed. Simmental Bulls (3 mo) to £400, Simmental Heifers (3mo) to £372 from Messrs Evans Pendugwn. Friesian Bulls (3mo) to £172, Friesian Steers (3mo) to £170 from Messsrs Coleman Goblindale Farm.
STORE CATTLE: (113)
A more mixed selection with more dairy bred stores forward. Top price was £1125 twice, paid for a Limousin steer aged 18 months and another aged 17 months both sold by
W Clark & Son, Woolston.
Other notable prices included:
£980 (211p/kg) & £870 (200p/kg) paid for Charolais steers aged 12-18 months and £1035 (199p/kg) & £810 (193p/kg) paid for Charolais heifers aged 18 months all sold by Edwards & Co, Cemmaes Road.
£1030 (208p/kg) & £940 (214p/kg) paid for Charolais steers aged 17-18 months and £940 (200p/kg) paid for a Charolais heifer aged 17 months all sold by D Jones & Son, Glyndyfrdwy.
£1120 (198p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 17 months sold by W Clark & Son, Woolston.
£900 (196p/kg) paid for 8 Charolais steers aged 18 months sold by P G & V Jones, Nantyr.
Our next sale will be held on the 27th November with entries invited for sales on the 11th & 18th December.
U72 & CULL COWS: (11)
Friesian Cows to 85p/kg average 75.5p/kg
Jersey Cows to 84p/kg
Luing to 80p/kg average 64.5p/kg
11 Cattle average 75p/kg.
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Oswestry Livestock Auctions
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