OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.27:11:19.
FAT CATTLE: (21)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Steers (8) Overall Average 161p.
Medium Steers (4) Average 162.5p (£862/head) Selling to 170p from J P Evans & Son Lower Eyton Farm
Heavy Steers (4) Average 160p (£1001/head) Selling to 184p from G C & S Deakins Ffinnant
Heifers (13) Overall Average 206p
Medium Heifers (3) Average 222p (£1033/head) Selling to 225p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (10) Average 202p (£1089/head) Selling to 228p from J H & S E Roberts & Sons Rolly Farm
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FAT LAMBS: (3393)
A good entry of 3393 prime lambs on Wednesday 27th November 2019. This would keep Oswestry market in the top three markets for throughput in England throughout November. The SQQ average was 181.5p/kg compared with 169.64p/kg at the same market last year with 120 more sheep in 2019. The demand for the continental tups of all weight categories was good and many lambs sold over the 200p/kg barrier. 422 Lights sold to average 175.5p/kg varying from 150p/kg to 200p/kg with the top calls from T S Davies Brynmawr selling 32kg at £64 and H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr with 30kg at £60. 1049 Standards sold to average 183p/kg varying from 159p/kg to 218p/kg. The top call was from R E Hughes Parc with 34kg at £74. 1368 Mediums averaged 181.5p/kg varying from 140p/kg to 214p/kg. The top call was from M J Tomlins Wigmore Lane Farm with 42kg at £90. 407 Heavy’s sold to 175p/kg peaking at 202p/kg or £100 from H C Roberts Orseddwen. 104 overweight lambs averaged £88 per head.
FAT EWES: (558)
A small entry with very few quality ewes on show, sold to a reasonable trade throughout with an overall average of £46.50 and a top price of £86 for a single ewe from T C Evans, Llangadfan. 29 tups averaged £62 with a top price of £87 for a ram from D A & M G Griffiths & Son, Rhiwlas.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (69)
A good selection of calves and a decent trade throughout with a few more buyers present. A good show of weanlings also and a most fantastic trade! Leading prices: Calves: British Blue Bulls to £285 & £248 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell, £255 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg, £245 from Messrs Williams Nil Green, £240 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm, £220 from Eyton Farms. Limousin Bulls to £270 & £268 from Messrs Bowen Glanwantyn, £248 from Messrs Rees Highfields Farm, £328 from Messrs Owen Bonciau. British Blue Heifers to £235 & £215 from Messrs Lewis Jones Grange Farm, £200 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Limousin Heifers to £230 from Messrs Bowen Glanwantyn, £200 (twice) from Messrs Rees Highfields Farm, £180 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge. Hereford Bulls to £135, £126 & £116 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney Farm. Hereford Heifers to £122 & £106 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £125 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm, £105 from Messrs Lewis Pentre Farm.
Limousin Heifers (6/7mo) to £515 £483 & £472 Limousin Bulls (7mo) to £495 & £480 all from Messrs Humpherys Pwll. Limousin Bulls (7/8mo) to £470 & £400 Limousin Heifers (8mo) to £400 from Messrs Francis Tyntwll. British Blue Heifers (6mo) to £390 from Messrs Beckett Crossways.
STORE CATTLE: (118)
A steady trade with suckler bred cattle most in demand. Top price of the day was £1160 (184p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 19 months sold by A K Blake, Garth.
Other notable prices included:
£1030 (209p/kg) & £985 (208p/kg) paid for Limousin & Blue steers aged 18 months and £865 (207p/kg) paid for 2 Limousin heifers aged 19 months all sold by A K Blake, Garth.
£895 (208p/kg) paid for a pair of Blue steers aged 18 months sold by P G & V Jones, Nantyr.
£1070 (202p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 18 months sold by W Clark & Son, Woolston.
£920 (200p/kg) paid for a pair of Blue heifers aged 25 months sold by W H Henshaw, Elson.
Entries are invited for our sales to be held on the 11th & 18th December.
U72 & CULL COWS: (9)
Limousin to 124p/kg average 89.5p/kg
Aberdeen Angus to 108p/kg average 84.5p/kg
Charolais to 100p/kg
Frisian to 88p/kg average 84.5p/kg
9 Cattle average 88p/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