OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.04:12:19.
A fantastic show of animals forward today for our annual Christmas show and sale, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all our sponsors Oswestry Town Council, Oswestry Branch NFU, Handelsbanken & Lanyon Bowdler for your kind generosity, also thank you to our Judges Mr Glyn Morris and Mr James Gittins.
I think we can all agree they did a fantastic job.
FAT CATTLE: (43)
A good number forward today for our Christmas show and sale. We would like to thank Mr James Gittins for judging our cattle today. He awarded Champion beast to Mike Williams & Alice Newby Pontyperson for a Limousin x Heifer at 530kg, making 300p/kg and purchased by C Webb & Sons Northwich. Reserve Champion was awarded to Mike Rowlands Dolwen for a Limousin x Steer at 560kg, making 296p/kg and purchased by Glyn Morris on behalf of M J Birtwistle & Co. If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (1)
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 183p (£1107/head) from C L & C Watkins & Sons Bank Farm
Steers (3) Overall Average 185p.
Medium Steers (3) Average 185p (£987/head) Selling to 260p from J M Rowlands Dolwen
Heavy Steers (10) Average 185p (£1159/head) Selling to 296p from J M Rowlands Dolwen
Heifers (29) Overall Average 206p
Medium Heifers (5) Average 202p (£1111/head) Selling to 232p from D G Williams Tyfos
Heavy Heifers (24) Average 207p (£1107/head) Selling to 300p from M J Williams Pontyperson
Thank you all for you continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (4458)
A fantastic entry of lambs forward today for our annual Christmas Show and Sale, which put Oswestry the 3rd Highest market for throughput in the UK this week. We would like to thank our Judge Mr Glyn Morris for judging our Show this year with the following prizes being awarded:
Class 4 For the Best 10 Welsh Lambs up to 34kg
1st Jones Brothers Rhiwaedog with 31kg at £60.00
2nd G L & C Jones Ty Coch with 33kg at £62.00
Class 5 For the Best 10 Welsh Lambs 34.5kg and Over
1st M A Jones & Partners Plas Yn Fron with 48.5kg at £85.00
2nd T H & C M Jones Plasyneglwyseg with 44kg at £78.00
Class 6 For the Best 10 Butchers Lambs up to 33.5kg
1st H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr with 32kg at £72.50
2nd H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr with 31.5kg at £67.50
Class 7 For the Best 10 Butchers Lambs 34 to 38kg
1st M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm with 37.5kg at £91.00
2nd H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr with 36kg at £77.00
Class 8 For the Best 10 Butchers Lambs 38.5 to 43.5kg
1st M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm with 41kg at £102.00
2nd H E & M L Evans Cynynnion Fawr with 40kg at £93.00
Class 9 For the Best 10 Butchers Lambs 44kg and over
1st & Champion pen M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm with 46.5kg at £124.00
2nd M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm with 44.5kg at £109.00.
770 Lights averaged 185p/kg varying from 163p/kg to 227p/kg
1422 Standards averaged 189p/kg varying from 168p/kg to 243p/kg
1509 Mediums averaged 190.5p/kg varying from 167p/kg to 249p/kg
539 Heavy’s averaged 185.5p/kg varying from 141p/kg to 267p/kg
130 Overweight lambs levelled at 170.5p/kg or £85.00.
May we all at Oswestry Livestock Auctions thank vendors and purchasers alike for your loyal support in 2019, it would be great to continue this loyalty into 2020.
Nadolig llawen & Blwyddyn Newydd Dda. Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year.
FAT EWES: (449)
Less ewes around as seen across most local centres. A stronger trade with an improved overall average of £56 and a top price of £111 for ewes from D Roberts, Chester. 26 Rams averaged £56 with a top price of £95 for a Blue Faced tup from D E Davies & Son, Four Crosses.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (28)
A disappointingly small entry of calves following last weeks good trade with demand even sharper today for all sorts, best continental females topping at £292 and males to £268. More needed urgently. Leading prices: British Blue Bulls to £268 from Messrs Lewis Jones Grange Farm. British Blue Heifers to £292, £248 (twice), £244 & £226 from Messrs Evans Dolobran Hall, £248 from Messrs Williams Nil Green, £250 & £225 from Messrs Cornes Cwnllwynog. Limousin Bulls to £242 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £198, Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £170 from Messrs Benbow Pump House. Holstein Friesian Bulls to £90 from Messrs Williams Nil Green.
Saler Bulls (9mo) to £420, £365 & £310 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Simmental Bulls (4mo) to £450, Simmental Heifers (3mo) to £375 from Messrs Evans Pendugwn.
U72 & CULL COWS: (10)
Limousin to 120p/kg average 102.5p/kg
British Blue 98p/kg average 77p/kg
Blonde D’Aquataine to 90p/kg average 88p/kg
Friesian to 70p/kg
Hereford to 140p/kg
Friesian to 133p/kg
10 Cattle average 95.5p/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