OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.24:06:20.
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: (21)
An entry of 21 Prime Cattle this week that met another terrific trade. Smart handy weight butchers beasts selling to a premium once again.
Top price of the day per kilo was achieved by DC Evans, Pen y Waen, Denbigh who sold a 530kg heifer @ 250p/kg = £1325.00
Top price in the lump was also achieved by DC Evans, Pen y Waen, Denbigh who sold a 560kg steer @ 245p/kg = £1372.00
Heifers average - 209.38p/kg
Steers average - 192.55p/kg
Bull average - 188.66p/kg
Overall average - 201.27p/kg
530kg @ 250p/kg = £1325.00 DC Evans
520kg @ 246p/kg = £1279.20 GW & BA Haynes
560kg @ 245p/kg = £1372.00 DC Evans
520kg @ 244p/kg = £1268.80 GW & BA Haynes
560kg @ 244p/kg = £1366.40 DC Evans
530kg @ 243p/kg = £1287.90 GW & BA Haynes
For more information please contact Jonathan Evans on 07971002650. Thanks for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (1755)
Superlights average 216.5p/kg to 221p/kg from D Parry Pentregaer
Lights average 231.5p/kg to 254p/kg from H E & M L Evans Cynynion Fawr
Standards average 236.5p/kg to 278p/kg from M & R Morris Maestanyglwyden
Mediums average 239.5p/kg to 254p/kg from T M Morgan Neuaddwen
Heavy’s average 231.5p/kg to 241p/kg (twice) from F C Roberts Wolfshead & T H Vaughan & Son Maes Mochnant Uchaf
Others average 212p/kg to 217p/kg from J D Jones Crogen Iddon
Overall average 237p/kg.
FAT EWES: (517)
A relatively small entry with the sellers forward being rewarded with the strongest trade in some months. A much improved overall average of £59 with a top price of £112 paid for a single Texel ewe from D T Evans, Berriew. Rams averaged £76 with a top price of £109 going to a tup from M L Jones, Llansantffraid.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (27)
Less on show on a good harvesting day but a solid trade throughout. Top price of the day was £330 paid for a British Blue bull from D E & M R Davies, Lower Fawnog. Other British Blue Bulls to £218 from the Lewis-Jones Partnership, Grange Farm. An excellent show of native bulls with Hereford bulls selling to £278 from Ede & Son, Willow Farm; £262, £230 & £205 from J O J & E J Steele, Treflach Hall. Aberdeen Angus bulls selling to £232 & £222 from D E & M R Davies, Lower Fawnog; £232 from Messrs Evans, Buckfields; £210 from the Lewis-Jones Partnership. British Blue heifers selling to £220 from D E & M R Davies, Lower Fawnog. Limousin heifers to £220 & £208 from T Lewis, Crumpwell. Hereford Heifers to £215 from Ede & Son, Willow Farm. Simmental heifers to £170 from C A Wildbore, Carreghofa.
A steadier trade on weanlings with British Blue steers selling to £422 & heifers to £375 from J R James & Son, Church Farm.
STORE CATTLE: (83)
A small entry but a lot of quality younger cattle on show were rewarded with another good trade throughout. Top price of the day was £1025 (209p/kg) paid for a Charolais steer aged 15 months sold by D Jones & Son, Llanwddyn.
46 steers averaged £756 (201p/kg) & 37 heifers averaged £697 (197p/kg) with notable prices including:
£850 (230p/kg) & £840 (229p/kg) paid for Blonde D’Aquataine steers aged 11-12 months and £915 (261p/kg), £840 (227p/kg) & £795 (224p/kg) paid for Blonde D’Aquataine heifers of a similar age sold by B Francis, Llanfair Caereinion.
£940 (224p/kg) & £865 (211p/kg) paid for Charolais steers aged 14 months sold by D Jones & Son, Llanwddyn.
£540 (235p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 9 months & £555 (250p/kg) paid for 3 Limousin heifers aged 9 months all sold by J H H Jerman & Co, Churchstoke.
£625 (208p/kg) & £555 (208p/kg) paid for Aberdeen Angus steers aged 9-10 months sold by J R James & Son, St Martins. Entries are invited for our next sales to be held on the 8th & 22nd July.
U72 & CULL COWS: (1)
British Blue Cow to 182p/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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