OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.19:08:20.
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: (20)
A smaller entry of 20 Prime Cattle this week that met another terrific trade. But more cattle are needed each week to satisfy demand! Please keep numbers coming as there is a fantastic trade each week! Smart handy weight butchers beasts selling to a premium once again.
Top price of the day per kilo was achieved by JW & SW Burns & Son, Dan y Deri, Corwen who sold a 450kg heifer @ 249p/kg = £1120.50
Top price in the lump was achieved by RE Hughes, Parc Farm who sold a 595kg steer @ 236p/kg = £1404.20.
Heifers average - 212.12p/kg
Steers average - 201.35p/kg
Bulls average - 190.46p/kg
Overall average - 203.36p/kg
450kg @ 249p/kg = £1120.50 JW & SW Burns & Son
545kg @ 245p/kg = £1335.25 RE Hughes
595kg @ 236p/kg = £1404.20 RE Hughes
515kg @ 236p/kg = £1215.40 JW & SW Burns & Son
470kg @ 236p/kg = £1109.20 JW & SW Burns & Son
More cattle needed each week to satisfy demand. For more information please contact Jonathan Evans on 07971002650. Thanks for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (2432)
Lights average 189p/kg to 198p/kg from C J Thomas Tydraw
Standards average 197.5p/kg to 235p/kg from T & B Williams Cilmawr
Mediums average 200.5p/kg to 224p/kg (twice) from M & R Morris Maestanyglwyden & T & B Williams Cilmawr
Heavy’s average 193p/kg to 213p/kg from P M C & T W Edwards Glanpwll
Others average 185.5p/kg to 200p/kg from T & B Williams Cilmawr
Overall average 198p/kg.
FAT EWES: (1289)
A cracking entry of predominately Welsh ewes met spirited bidding throughout, with the overall average of £40 being very respectable for the ewes on show. 15 Rams averaged £50 with top prices of £110 & £100 going to 2 Texel tups from W G, S P & M E Foulkes, Selattyn.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (50)
More calves forward but distinct shortage of good calves. Demand easier for medium and poorer sorts with only the very best maintaining the returns of recent weeks. Weanlings in keen demand. Leading Calf prices: Limousin Bulls to £322 from Messrs Jones Lythwell, £300 from Messrs Foulkes Selattyn Lodge, £275 & £250 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell. Hereford Bulls to £305 from Messrs Steele Treflach Hall. Simmental Bulls to £300, £250 & £235 from Messrs James Church Farm. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £222 from Messrs James Church Farm, £188 from Messrs Davies lower Fawnog. British Blue Heifers to £295 from Messrs Davies lower Fawnog. Limousin Heifers to £205 & £170 from Messrs Jerman Coedmawr. Hereford Heifers to £145 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell, £134 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney. Friesian Bulls to £86 from Messrs Lloyd Gate Farm. Weanlings: Charolais Steers (5mo) to £510 from Messrs Jones Hilley Farm, Limousin Heifers 3mo to £465 from Messrs Jones Lythwell.
STORE CATTLE: (89)
Consistent numbers met a decent trade with feeding cattle looking particularly well sold. Top price was £1240 (184p/kg) paid for 2 Hereford steers aged 21 & 22 months and £1200 (195p/kg) paid for an Aberdeen Angus heifer aged 26 months sold by G & S Lammie, Kenwick Wood.
54 steers averaged £924 (198p/kg) with notable prices including:
£975 (234p/kg) paid for 3 British Blue steers aged 17 months sold by C D Davies & Son, Pontfadog.
£930 (224p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 14 months sold by J & R M A Thomas, Morton.
£1230 (220p/kg) paid for a British Blue steer aged 23 months sold by G & S Lammie, Kenwick Wood.
32 heifers averaged £871 (198p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1105 (230p/kg) & £980 (245p/kg) paid for Limousin heifers aged 17-18 months sold by R T Jones & Co, Dolanog.
£945 (212p/kg) paid for a British Blue heifer aged 16 months sold by T I Morris, Llanrhaeadr.
£1075 (211p/kg) & £1055 (211p/kg) paid for British Blue & Limousin heifers aged 23-25 months sold by M I & T E M Pritchard, Llanymynech.
Our next sale will be held on the 26th August with entries invited for our September sales.
U72 & CULL COWS: (5)
Friesian to 136p/kg average 112p/kg
British White to 158p/kg
Limousin to 155p/kg
5 Cattle average 127p/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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