OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.06:05:20.
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.
If you have any queries please ring:- The Market office 01691 653547, Wyn Morton 07866 237540, Glandon Lewis 07774 224999, Jonathan Evans 07971 002650, Jon Bevan 07837 385062.
FAT CATTLE: (21)
An entry of 21 Prime Cattle this week that met another terrific trade.
Another good show of butchers heifers selling to a premium.
Top price of the day per kilo was achieved by JH & SW Burns, Dan-y-Deri, Corwen who sold a 530kg heifer @ 248p/kg = £1314.40.
Top price of the day in the lump was achieved by A & A Williams, Caenog, Corwen who sold a 600kg heifer @ 230p/kg = £1380
Top Prices (Heifers)
530kg @ 248p/kg = £1314.40 JH & SW Burns
600kg @ 230p/kg = £1380 A & A Williams
525kg @ 226p/kg = £1186.50 Edwards Bros, Pencraig Fawr
500kg @ 220p/kg = £1100 IM Willan, Ty Mawr
For more information please contact Jonathan Evans on 07971002650.
Thanks for your continued support.
FAT HOGGETS: (1352)
Lights average 201p/kg to 211p/kg from G A Jones Cynarfron
Standards average 201p/kg to 223p/kg from C J Thomas Ty Draw
Mediums average 203p/kg to 237p/kg from R Platt Hillside
Heavy’s average 199p/kg to 234p/kg from R Platt Hillside
Others average 165p/kg to 200p/kg from P N Williams & Son Rednal Farm
Overall average 202p/kg
FAT LAMBS: (653)
Lights average 275p/kg to 293p/kg from J M Tudor Gwerclas
Standards average 263p/kg to 288p/kg from D J L & S J Evans Rhoscynhinfa
Mediums average 268p/kg to 296p/kg from T H Vaughan & Son Maesmochnant
Heavy’s average 241p/kg to 257p/kg from W G & S P & M E Foulkes Selattyn Lodge
Overall average 265.5p/kg
FAT EWES: (618)
Another general upturn in the trade with brisk competition for everything on show. Overall average was £60 with a top price of £118 for a Texel ewe from D M Jones, Newbridge. 16 Rams averaged £63 with a top price of £87 for Charollais tups from D H Jones, Llandrillo.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (30)
A much more respectable entry with some excellent calves on show. A superb British Blue bull sold to £358 from D E & M R Davies, Lower Fawnog. Limousin bulls to £302 from G & M Lewis, Dolanog; £282 from T T Jones & Son, Ladyhill Farm. An excellent Hereford bull from Ede & Son, Willow Farm sold for £270. British Blue heifers sold to £295 from T Lewis, Crumpwell; £288 from T T Jones & Son, Ladyhill Farm. Aberdeen Angus heifers to £250 & £245 from D E & M R Davies, Lower Fawnog. Limousin heifers to £272 from T T Jones & Son, Ladyhill Farm. More calves needed weekly to meet demand. Please contact Jon Bevan (07837 385062) with weekly entries or if you have weanlings for our next sale to be held on the 20th May.
STORE CATTLE: (174)
Some excellent annual consignments of cattle were rewarded with another pleasing trade. Top price of the day was £1120 (220p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 24 months sold by R T Jones & Co, Dolanog.
105 steers averaged £883 (206p/kg) with notable prices including:
£775 (235p/kg) paid for 2 Limousin steers aged 11 months sold by I R Jones, Llandrillo.
£865 (234p/kg) paid for 2 British Blue steers aged 13 months sold by H M Owen, Penybontfawr.
£800 (232p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 11 months sold by J M Davies & Sons, Llangollen.
69 heifers averaged £875 (201p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1095 (222p/kg), £965 (219p/kg) & £925 (220p/kg) paid for Limousin heifers aged 19-24 months sold by A K Blake, Garth.
£870 (223p/kg) paid for 2 Charolais heifers aged 21 months sold by I M Williams, Glyndyfrdwy.
£800 (222p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 12 months sold by E R & A C Morris, Tregeiriog.
Our next sale will be held on the 13th May with entries invited for the sale on the 27th May.
U72 & CULL COWS: (5)
Limousin to 131p/kg average 128p/kg
Welsh Black to 135p/kg
5 Cattle average 112.5p/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