OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.13:05:20.
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: (32)
An entry of 32 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 550kg heifer @ 247p/kg = £1358.50.
Also achieving 247p/kg for a 510kg heifer = £1259.70 was GW & BA Haynes, Trefnant Isaf.
Top Prices (Heifers)
550kg @ 247p/kg = £1358.50 JH & SW Burns
510kg @ 247p/kg = £1259.70 GW & BA Haynes
510kg @ 244p/kg = £1244.40 GW & BA Haynes
505kg @ 240p/kg = £1212 JH & SW Burns
515kg @ 239p/kg = £1230.85 GW & BA Haynes
570kg @ 238p/kg = £1356.60
Top Prices (Steers)
590kg @ 186p/kg = £1097.40 JP Evans & Son
730kg @ 182p/kg = £1328.60 BL & C Williams
710kg @ 180p/kg = £1278 JP Evans & Son
Bulls (4) - 160.93p/kg
Steers (6) - 179.82p/kg
Heifers (22) - 198.54p/kg
For more information please contact Jonathan Evans on 07971002650. Thanks for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (932) FAT HOGGETS: (619)
Superlights to 216p/kg from E J Jackson Lane Farm
Lights average 259.5p/kg to 275p/kg from D G Jones Cefnhir Fawr
Standards average 253p/kg to 273p/kg from D G Jones Cefnhir Fawr
Mediums average 257.5p/kg to 288p/kg from Claybury Texels Ensdon
Heavy’s average 247.5p/kg to 261p/kg from Claybury Texels Ensdon
Overall average 256.5p/kg.
Lights average 205p/kg to 210p/kg (twice) from G L & C Jones Tycoch & D M Williams Tanycastell
Standards average 204p/kg to 229p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Mediums average 201.5p/kg to 233p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Heavy’s average 191.5p/kg to 228p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Others average 177.5p/kg to 191p/kg from M & S Jones Lower Forest Farm
Overall average 203p/kg.
FAT EWES: (717)
Trade perhaps not quite as strong for the best ewes but Welsh ewes looking particularly well sold.
Overall average was £64 with a top price of £117.50 for a Texel ewe from D C Evans, Denbigh. 22 Rams
averaged £66 with a top price of £120 for a Beltex tup from H C Roberts, Selattyn.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (19)
Still not enough to meet demand, but no complaints on the overall quality of the calves on show. Top price was £302 paid for a British Blue bull from D E & M R Davies,
Lower Fawnog with British blue heifers from the same vendor not far behind at £300 & £298. Limousin heifers to £212 from T Lewis, Crumpwell. Hereford bulls to £252 from
P H & P M Clay & Son, Brook Farm with Hereford heifers to £208 from the same seller. C A Wildbore, Carreghofa sold Simmental bulls to £175 and heifers to £150. Top price Friesian was £102 from R B Edwards, Lower Sweeney. Please keep entries coming into Jon Bevan on 07837 385062 and remember Weanling sale next Wednesday, 20th May.
STORE CATTLE: (125)
The trade for stores still far exceeding that seen for finished cattle. Top price of the day was £1220
(194p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 23 months sold by C Jones & Son, Dolanog.
61 steers averaged £835 (185p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1090 (225p/kg) paid for a Blonde D’Aquataine steer aged 24 months sold by D E Morgan, Llanfair Caereinion.
£865 (214p/kg) paid for 2 Limousin steers aged 13 months sold by D M & E M Hughes, Morton.
£840 (213p/kg) & £810 (213p/kg) paid for Charolais steers aged 11 months sold by T A Morris & Son, Llanrhaeadr.
63 heifers averaged £849 (200p/kg) with notable prices including:
£885 (231p/kg) paid for 3 Limousin heifers aged 21 months sold by J T Evans, Pontfadog.
£845 (222p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 14 months sold by D I Kirkman, Nantmawr.
£790 (224p/kg) & £770 (220p/kg) paid for British Blue heifers aged 13 months sold by W D & R E Edwards & Son, Llangedwyn.
Entries are invited for our next sale to be held on the 27th May.
U72 & CULL COWS: (2)
Saler to 136p/kg
Limousin to 147p/kg
2 Cattle average 140.5p/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
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Oswestry SY11 4QA