OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.15:04:20.
We would like to thank all the vendors and buyers for attending and obliging by all rules set out by DEFRA. It is essential that we keep our livestock markets in business. Remember the Motto -“Sell live and thrive” - we do not want to see 2001 again. Unless there are different government restrictions, we will be back in full business next week. If you have any queries or wish to book entries please ring:-
The Market office 01691 653547
Wyn Morton 07866 237540
Glandon Lewis 07774 224999
Jonathan Evans 07971 002650
Jon Bevan 07837 385062
Thank you all again for complying with government & Defra rules.
FAT CATTLE: (15)
A reduced entry of 15 prime cattle. This was met with a very strong trade on the best quality cattle. Heifers peaked at 244p/kg with excellent heifers presented by D C Evans Penywaen.
Some of the top prices as follows:
244p/kg £1220.00 from D C Evans Penywaen.
240p/kg £1356.00 from D C Evans Penywaen.
237p/kg £1279.80 from D C Evans Penywaen.
228p/kg £1231.20 from G W & B A Haynes Trefnant Isaf.
Overall a run of quality heifers presented met with a strong trade, for more information please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650.
FAT HOGGETS: (2195)
Lights average 221p/kg to 236p/kg from G L & C Jones Ty Coch
Standards average 218p/kg to 236p/kg from Roberts & Jones Parc
Mediums average 214.5p/kg to 237p/kg from P N Williams & Son Rednal Farm
Heavy’s average 193.5p/kg to 221p/kg from H E Pugh Grove Farm
Others average 160p/kg to 181p/kg (twice) from C J & L M Davies Lawns Farm & J M & B J Langford & Son Pwllan
Overall average 216p/kg.
FAT LAMBS: (142)
Lights average 275p/kg to 282p/kg from J & R M A Thomas Albridge Lane Farm
Standards average 270.5p/kg to 289p/kg from D S & G M Pryce & Sons Coedmawr
Mediums average 268.5p/kg to 284p/kg from E J Hayward Manor Farm
Overall average 270p/kg.
FAT EWES: (623)
More numbers around with a more mixed selection of ewes on show. The strongest ewes still most in demand with the edge slightly off leaner ewes. Overall average was £62 with a top price of £133 for a pair of Texel ewes from M & S Jones, Rhydycroesau. 33 Rams averaged £73 with a top price of £130 for tups from H E & M L Evans, Rhydycroesau.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (11)
Again nowhere near enough calves to meet demand. Highlight of the day was 2 cracking British Friesian bull calves from J O J& E J Steele, Treflach Hall which sold to £200 & £192. Another Friesian bull from R M Morris, Coed-Cowrhyd sold to £68. Hereford bulls sold to £198 and heifers to £160 from Ede & Son, Willow Farm.
Please contact Jon Bevan (07837 385062) with entries for future weeks to meet an increasing demand.
U72 & CULL COWS: (4)
Friesian to 112p/kg average 95.20p/kg
Limousin to 107p/kg
4 Cattle average 95.52p/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