OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.03:06:20.
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: (25)
An entry of 25 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 Edwards Bros, Pencraig Fawr, Corwen who sold a 530kg heifer @ 252p/kg = £1335.60.
Top price in the lump was achieved by AM Rees & Co, Gellilefrith, Llanidloes who sold a 675kg steer @ 210p/kg = £1417.50.
Heifers average - 215.08p/kg
Steers average - 200.15p/kg
530kg @ 252p/kg = £1335.60 Edwards Bros, Pencraig Fawr
510kg @ 251p/kg = £1280.10 Edwards Bros, Pencraig Fawr
510kg @ 250p/kg = £1275.00 GW & BA Haynes, Trefnant Isaf
540kg @ 248p/kg = £1339.20 GW & BA Haynes, Trefnant Isaf
520kg @ 247p/kg = £1284.40 A & A Williams, Caenog Farm
520kg @ 246p/kg = £1279.20 GW & BA Haynes, Trefnant Isaf
520kg @ 244p/kg = £1268.80 WE Owen, Garth Issa
530kg @ 244p/kg = £1293.20 GW & BA Haynes, Trefnant Isaf
For more information please contact Jonathan Evans on 07971002650. Thanks for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (1659) FAT HOGGETS: (109)
Lights average 229.5p/kg to 248p/kg from J Lewis Welshpool
Standards average 230.5p/kg to 267p/kg from J H Jones Derwen
Mediums average 242p/kg to 275p/kg from Bowyer Preeshenlle
Heavy’s average 235.5p/kg to 251p/kg from J T & A W Davies Tynygraig
Others average 206.5p/kg to 213p/kg from J P C Barratt Bromwich Park
Overall average 236.5p/kg.
Standards average 164.5p/kg to 177p/kg from M W Williams Bronygaer
Mediums average 186.5p/kg to 200p/kg (twice) from J H & S Farmer Red House Farm & F A Jones Sandstone
Heavy’s average 171p/kg to 180p/kg (twice) from J H & S Farmer Red House Farm & F A Jones Sandstone
Others to 159p/kg from G Owen Upper Garth
Overall average 175.5p/kg.
FAT EWES: (700)
A good trade for most Welsh and Mule ewes but harder work for the stronger types. Overall average was £51 with a top price of £99 for a Texel x ewe from J Lewis, Welshpool.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (39)
A more mixed show of calves was reflected in the trade today. Limousin bulls sold to £320 from P Marsh, Glyn Farm; £300 from R L Jones & Son, Lythwell. British Blue bulls to £318 & £300 from D E & M R Davies, Lower Fawnog. Hereford Bulls to £210 from P H Clay, Brook Farm. Simmental Bulls to £195 & £172 from
C A Wildbore, Carreghofa. Limousin heifers to £290 from T Lewis, Crumpwell; £262, £250 & £244 from R L Jones, Lythwell. British Blue heifers to £190 from Messrs Evans, Wern. Aberdeen Angus heifers to £232 from R L Jones & Son, Lythwell.
Another nice show of Weanlings with British Blue Bulls selling to £500 & £462 and an Aberdeen Angus bull selling for £420 all from D E & M R Davies,
Lower Fawnog. British Blue steers selling to £520 & £450 and British Blue heifers to £475 & £420 from J R James & Son, Church Farm and £462 from
D E & M R Davies, Lower Fawnog.
STORE CATTLE: (92)
A firmer trade with feeding cattle definitely more in demand than recent weeks. Top price was £1130 (226p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 20 months sold by
D Morris, Llanrhaeadr.
42 steers averaged £781 (207p/kg) & 47 heifers averaged £790 (200p/kg) with notable prices including:
£860 (265p/kg) paid for a British Blue steer aged 14 months sold by W D & R E Edwards & Son, Llangedwyn. £980 (236p/kg) paid for 2 Limousin steers aged 15 months sold by R T Jones & Co, Dolanog. £760 (234p/kg) & £690 (224p/kg) paid for Aberdeen Angus steers aged 16-17 months sold by J R James & Son, St Martins. £1040 (242p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 16 months sold by D Morris, Llanrhaeadr. £1120 (229p/kg) paid for 2 Blonde D’Aquataine heifers aged 23 months sold by B Francis, Llanfair Caereinion. Entries are invited for our next sales to be held on the 17th & 24th June.
U72 & CULL COWS: (5)
Limousin to 166p/kg average 148p/kg
Aberdeen Angus to 140p/kg
5 Cattle average 146p/kg.
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