OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.19:06:19.
FAT CATTLE: (23)
A seasonal entry of fat cattle and some very good meat on show. Top slots hit 241p for Heifers, 194p for Steers and 180p for the Bull. Highest price in the lump was £1427 for a heifer bottom book of 140p for a Friesian heifer. An overall market average of 190p was achieved. Please make sure all cattle are clean and double tagged when offered for sale.
Young Bulls (1)
Medium Bulls (1) Selling to 180p (£882/head) from W R Jones Henfache
Heavy Steers (6) Average 171.5p (£1070/head) Selling to £1162.80 from J P Evans Lower Eyton Farm
Heifers (16) Overall Average 198p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 140p (£623/head) from J D & B M Roberts Llangwrydd Issa
Heavy Heifers (15) Average 201p (£1170/head) Selling to 241p from A Roberts & Co Buckley Farm
A pleasing entry and trade to go with it. Thank you for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (3171)
Lights average 201p/kg to 218p/kg from W H Edwards & Co Highgate
Standards average 204.5p/kg to 223p/kg from M & R Morris Maestanyglwyden
Mediums average 206.5p/kg to 225p/kg from M & R Morris Maestanyglwyden
Heavy’s average 205p/kg to 218p/kg from Thomas Bros Cefn Gribben
Others 214p/kg from G R Moseley & Son Dairy Barn
Overall average p/kg.
FAT EWES: (896)
An increase in numbers and a further strengthening of the trade with the large proportion of Welsh ewes on show looking well sold on the day. Overall average was £54 with a top price of £96 for a Suffolk ewe from J H & S E Roberts & Sons, Knockin. Only 8 tups forward averaged £71 with a top price of £108 for a ram from D M Williams, Llangollen.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (29)
Insufficient numbers of calves to satisfy demand today with plenty of buyers looking for continentals with Limousin Bulls most keenly contested. Larger entries of continentals required immediately. Leading prices: Limousin Bulls to £304 & £300 from Messrs Jerman Coedmawr £280 from Messrs Jones Fron Farm £235 (twice) from Messrs Owen
Upper Garth. British Blue Heifers to £262 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Limousin Heifers to £245 from Messrs Jones Fron. Hereford Bulls to £232 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £208 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm. Holstein Friesian Bulls (2mo) to £120 & £110 from Messrs Francis New Barns Farm. British Friesian Bulls to £54 from Messrs Gilman Birch Hall £51 & £50 from Messrs Lewis Pentre Farm.
Limousin Steers (7mo) to £552, £530, £508 & £487 from C & C Farming Rowe Farm.
U72 & CULL COWS: (5)
Limousin to 134p/kg average 121.5p/kg
Friesian to 74p/kg average 64.5p/kg
Limousin to 117p/kg
5 Cattle average 101p/kg.
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Oswestry Livestock Auctions
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA