OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.05:02:20.
FAT CATTLE: (14)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Heifers (14) Overall Average 204p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 227p (£1044/head) from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
Heavy Heifers (13) Average 202.5p (£1060/head) Selling to 240p from D G Williams Tyfos
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FAT HOGGETS: (1697)
Superlights average 204.5p/kg to 228p/kg from H G Jones Brynymapsis
Lights average 223p/kg to 242p/kg from J E Hughes & Son Tuhwntirafon
Standards average 231p/kg to 252p/kg from D A & M G Griffiths & Son Tynllwyn
Mediums average 233p/kg to 261p/kg from Bowyer Preeshenlle
Heavy’s average 222p/kg to 243p/kg from J H & S E Roberts & Sons Rolly Farm
Others average 208p/kg to 215p/kg from H C Roberts Orseddwen
Overall average 230p/kg.
FAT EWES: (558)
Similar numbers with perhaps not the overall quality of the last few weeks, met another decent trade. Overall average was £58 with a top price of £134 for a Texel ewe from Bowyer, Preeshenlle. A mixed entry of 71 Rams averaged £50 with a top price of £85 for tups from G A Jones, Cymdu.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (34)
A very ordinary selection of calves with the exception of a few good ones sold to a marginally improved trade. A good presentation of 2-3 mo weaners attracted quite considerable interest. Leading prices: Calves: Limousin Bulls to £305 from Messrs Roberts Ty Issa, £285 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge. British Blue Bulls to £270 from Messrs Williams
Nil Green, £265 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. British Blue Heifers to £215 & £188 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell, £205 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg.
Weaned Calves 2-3 mo: British Blue Bulls to £285 & £280, British Blue Heifers to £295, Charolais Bulls to £290, Charolais Heifers to £240 all from Eyton Farms.
Weanlings: Limousin Heifers (8mo) to £510, (3mo) to £285, Aberdeen Angus Heifers (3mo) to £260 all from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge.
STORE CATTLE: (262)
An impressive selection of store cattle on show met another improved trade with a total clearance reported. Top price of the day was £1190 (198p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 14 months sold by D Jones & Son, Glyndyfrdwy.
172 steers averaged £955 (196p/kg) and 90 heifers averaged £891 (193p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1130 (226p/kg), £1015 (224p/kg) & £1010 (224p/kg) paid for Blonde steers aged 19 months and £1075 (219p/kg), £1010 (222p/kg), £990 (218p/kg) & £880 (226p/kg) paid for Blonde heifers aged 19 months all sold by B Francis, Llanfair Caereinion.
£1000 (227p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 21 months & £975 (224p/kg) paid for a Charolais heifer aged 21 months sold by T D Jones, Adfa.
£795 (230p/kg) paid for 2 Limousin steers aged 15 months & £855 (219p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 18 months sold by J L & L H Phillips, Glanyrafon.
£985 (224p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 14 months sold by W G Savage, Llanymynech.
£700 (216p/kg) paid for 4 Limousin steers aged 12 months sold by J & R M A Thomas, Morton.
Entries are invited for our next sales to be held on the 19th & 26th February.
U72 & CULL COWS: (2)
Limousin to 180p/kg
Charolais to 110p/kg
2 Cattle average 139.5p/kg.
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Oswestry Livestock Auctions
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA