OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.26:02:20.
FAT CATTLE: (26)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (2) Overall Average 161p.
Medium Bulls (1) Selling to 161p (£885/head) from E Ll Jones Bryngwaeddan
Heavy Bulls (1) Selling to 161p (£917/head) from E Ll Jones Bryngwaeddan
Steers (2) Overall Average 184p.
Heavy Steers (2) Average 184p (£1104/head) Selling to 185p from C W Roberts Pentrenewydd
Heifers (22) Overall Average 199p
Medium Heifers (7) Average 216p (£1006/head) Selling to 237p from D G Williams Tyfos
Heavy Heifers (15) Average 191p (£1044/head) Selling to 234p from W Hughes & Son Waen Farm
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FAT HOGGETS: (1943)
Lights average 189.5p/kg to 204p/kg (twice) from J T Davies & Co Fron Ucha & M J Evans Glanhafon
Standards average 222.5p/kg to 245p/kg from R H Buckley & Sons Cefn Isaf
Mediums average 226.5p/kg to 249p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Heavy’s average 233.5p/kg to 262p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Others average 220.5p/kg to 229p/kg (thrice) from R A Eccleston Bentley Drive, M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm & F A Jones Sandstone
Overall average 229.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (519)
Fewer ewes around with a larger proportion of hill ewes on show, but still no let up in the trade with the strongest ewes again looking the best sold with even stronger mules selling up to the £100 mark. Overall average was £68 with a top price of £140 for a Texel ewe from A Morris, Tregeiriog. 29 Rams met a good trade averaging £104 with a top price of £148 for tups from Hughes Bros, Glyn Ceiriog.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (48)
Increased numbers but a distinct shortage of quality calves, demand therefore generally easier with small sorts hard to sell. A good show of weanlings for our February Prize sale kindly sponsored by Oswestry Town Council:
Best continental males topping at £500 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell
Best Native Breed Males topping at £475 from Messrs Jones Lythwell.
Leading Prices: Calves: Limousin Bulls to £260 from Messrs Hodgeson Arddleen Grange £204 from Messrs Lewis Caenymynydd £200 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. British Blue Bulls to £200 from Messrs Williams Nil Green £195 from Messrs Edwards Ty Newydd. Limousin Heifers to £190 from Messrs Hodgeson Arddleen Grange £155 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Hereford Bulls to £120 from Messrs Wigley New Hall. Hereford Heifers to £100 from Messrs Williams Nil Green. Friesian Bulls to £90 from Messrs Francis New Barns, £72 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney.
Weanlings: British Blue Bulls (4/10mo) to £500 £478 £470 & £452 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Aberdeen Angus Bulls (6mo) to £475 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Limousin Heifers (4mo) to £350 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell.
Weaned Calves: (2mo) Charolais Heifers to £302 British Blue Heifers to £300 & £285 Limousin Heifers to £292 all from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell.
STORE CATTLE: (113)
Some good consignments of younger cattle helped keep the trade at its recent highs. Top price was £1190 (207p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 23 months sold by H M Rees, Weston Rhyn. 59 steers averaged £867 (198p/kg) & 54 heifers averaged £840 (196p/kg) with notable prices including:
H E & M L Evans, Rhydycroesau presented an excellent run of Limousin cattle aged 8-10 months with steers selling to £790 (272p/kg), £770 (253p/kg), £760 (249p/kg), £720 (262p/kg) & £690 (276p/kg). Heifers sold to £730 (252p/kg), £710 (254p/kg) & £660 (224p/kg).
P G Roberts, Cymdu sold British Blue steers aged 9 months for £805 (248p/kg) & British Blue heifers aged 9 months for £720 (244p/kg).
£680 (229p/kg) paid for 3 Charolais steers aged 9 months sold by C M Roberts, Dolanog.
£955 (222p/kg) paid for a Charolais heifer aged 19 months sold by B & C G Huxley, Tainant.
Our next sale will be held on the 4th March with entries invited for sales on the 18th & 25th March.
U72 & CULL COWS: (2)
Friesian to 104p/kg
Saler to 121p/kg
2 Cattle average 121p/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
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Oswestry SY11 4QA