OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.27:05:20.
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. Smart butchers heifers selling to a premium once again.
Top price of the day per kilo was achieved by Ellis Lloyd & Co, Garthiaen, Llandrillo who sold a 510kg heifer @ 254p/kg = £1295.40.
Top price in the lump was achieved by GW & BA Haynes, Trefnant Isaf who sold a 570kg heifer @ 228p/kg = £1299.60.
510kg @ 254p/kg = £1295.40 Ellis Lloyd & Co
500kg @ 245p/kg = £1225 JH & SW Burns
505kg @ 243p/kg = £1227.15 JH & SW Burns
520kg @ 242p/kg = £1258.40 GW & BA Haynes
550kg @ 230p/kg = £1265 GW & BA Haynes
510kg @ 229p/kg = £1167.90 GW & BA Haynes
570kg @ 228p/kg = £1299.60 GW & BA Haynes
Bulls (3) - 169.04p/kg
Steers (4) - 204.2p/kg
Heifers (14) - 210.93p/kg
For more information please contact Jonathan Evans on 07971002650.
Thanks for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (1445) FAT HOGGETS: (198)
Lights average 239p/kg to 247p/kg from D A & M G Griffiths & Son Tynllwyn
Standards average 243p/kg to 274p/kg from W E Owen Garth Issa
Mediums average 246.5p/kg to 293p/kg from C W Hitchen Top Farm
Heavy’s average 227p/kg to 247p/kg from T R Jones Maescelynog
Overall average 244.5p/kg.
Standards average 152.5p/kg to 181p/kg from J & E Williams Newbridge Farm
Mediums average 178p/kg to 211p/kg from B Francis Glanbanwy
Heavy’s average 198.5p/kg to 208p/kg from B Francis Glanbanwy
Others average 193.5p/kg to 209p/kg from A C Pugh Yellow Oak
Overall average 165.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (605)
Less ewes around as expected was met with a mixed trade with the strongest ewes looking slightly less money and anything over fat very difficult to sell. Overall average was £90 for 3 Texel ewes from M & S Jones, Rhydycroesau and £90 for a single Texel ewe from D G Jones, Llanrhaeadr.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (37)
Plenty of buyers still looking for calves of all types. T Lewis, Crumpwell topped the trade with a Limousin bull to £405 and Limousin heifer to £360. British Blue bulls selling to £320 (twice) & £292 from D E Davies, Lower Fawnog; £304 from T H Vaughan, Maesmochnant. Hereford bulls to £260 from J O J & E J Steele, Treflach Hall; £208 & £195 from P H Clay, Brook Farm. Simmental Bulls to £168 from C A Wildbore, Carreghofa. British Blue heifers to £225 from D J H Foulkes, Maesteg; £218 (twice), £205 & £200 from G & M Lewis, Caenymynydd. Hereford heifers to £195 from Ede & Son, Sutton Green. Plenty of buyers looking for weanlings helped to create an electric trade. British Blue bulls aged 5 months from D E Davies, Lower Fawnog sold for £580 & £430. Blue steers aged 6-7 months from J R James & Son, Church Farm sold for £595 & £525 and heifers for £502 & £458.
More calves and weanlings required to meet demand, please contact Jon Bevan (07837 385062) with entries.
STORE CATTLE: (124)
Another impressive trade even with more dairy bred cattle on show. Top price was £1260 (212p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 24 months sold by J Hamlett, Ruyton.
60 steers averaged £761 (202p/kg) & 64 heifers averaged £734 (189p/kg) with notable prices including:
£900 (240p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 19 months & £1030 & £935 paid for British Blue & Limousin heifers all aged 18-22 months sold by J D Jones, Bronygarth.
£840 (237p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 14 months & £890 (217p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 13 months both sold by R & G Jones, Meifod.
An impressive show of British Blue cattle from J R James & Son, St Martins, with steers aged 17-20 months selling for £800 (229p/kg), £800 (226p/kg) & £710 (222p/kg) and heifers of a similar age selling for £790 (216p/kg), £750 (213p/kg) & £710 (211p/kg).
Our next sale will be held on the 3rd June with entries invited for future sales on the 17th & 24th June.
U72 & CULL COWS: (7)
Limousin to 158p/kg
Friesian to 129p/kg average 108p/kg
Limousin to 181p/kg
7 Cattle average 126p/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