OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.30:09:20.
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FAT CATTLE: (19)
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Steers (2) Overall Average 182.5p.
Medium Steers (2) Average 182.5p (£960/head) Selling to 183p from G C & S Deakins Lower Ffinnant
Heifers (17) Overall Average 207.5p
Medium Heifers (1) Selling to 195p (£878/head) from G C & S Deakins Lower Ffinnant
Heavy Heifers (16) Average 208p (£1149/head) Selling to 236p from D Ll Jones Penylan Farm
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FAT LAMBS: (2820)
Lights average 184p/kg to 217p/kg from H E & M L Evans Cynynion Fawr
Standards average 192.5p/kg to 223p/kg from H E & M L Evans Cynynion Fawr
Mediums average 196.5p/kg to 214p/kg from H M Jones Hafod Yr Esgob
Heavy’s average 189p/kg to 217p/kg from P M C & T W Edwards Glanpwll
Others average 175p/kg to 191p/kg from H C Roberts Orseddwen
Overall average 194p/kg.
FAT EWES: (757)
A few less ewes around with the trade not quite as sharp as seen in other centres. Overall average was £41 with a top price of £94 for a Texel ewe from G Morris & W Evans, Llansilin. 39 Rams of mixed quality averaged £52 with a top price of £90 for a tup from G L Jones, Rhydycroesau.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (71)
Another quite substantial entry with overall quality much improved and consequently a much sharper trade for all sorts. Best strong continental males to £362 & Females to £330. Friesians to £118. Leading prices: Calves:- British Blue Bulls to £362 (twice) from Messrs Davies Park Mill Farm, £342 & £330 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell, £325, £295, £282 & £255 from Messrs James Church Farm. Simmental Bulls to £330 from Messrs James Church Farm. Limousin Bulls to £325, £304, £272 & £270 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Hereford Bulls to £272 from Messrs Steele Treflach Hall. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £250 & £205 from Messrs James Church Farm, £240 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm, £214 & £205 from Messrs Wigley Drenewydd. British Blue Heifers to £330 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg, £328 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell, £295 & £262 from Messrs James Church Farm. Charolais Heifers to £310 from Messrs Hughes Grwnamlwg. Hereford Heifers to £190 from Messrs Lewis Crumpwell, £170 & £168 from Messrs Edwards Lower Sweeney. Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £150 & £145 from Messrs James Church Farm, £135 from Messrs Evans Wern Farm. Norwegian Red Bulls to £155 from Messrs Wigley Drenewydd. Friesian Bulls to £118 from Messrs James Church Farm.
Weanlings:- Hereford Heifers 12 mo to £449, Aberdeen Angus Heifers 10 mo to £375 from Messrs B & B Farming. Friesian Bulls 5 mo to £180 & £156 from Messrs Hickson Kilhendre.
STORE CATTLE: (153)
A solid entry with some excellent annual consignments of cattle forward, all meeting a good selection of buyers and a pleasing trade throughout. Top price went to a Limousin heifer aged 18 months selling for £1175 (214p/kg) and shown by D M Jones, Rhydairy Cottage, Newbridge.
85 steers averaged £957 (198p/kg) & 67 heifers averaged £919 (205p/kg) with notable prices including:
An excellent run of cattle from J M Tudor, Corwen with Charolais steers aged 15-16 months selling for £1100 (234p/kg), £1090 (222p/kg) & £1000 (241p/kg).
£1020 (230p/kg) paid for 7 Limousin steers aged 16 months sold by W T Thomas, Llanarmon D C.
£930 (227p/kg) paid for a British Blue steer aged 14 months sold by A P Savage, Llanymynech.
£955 (236p/kg) paid for a Limousin heifer aged 16 months sold by D M Williams, Llangollen.
Our next sale will be held on the 7th October with entries now invited for our sales on 21st & 28th October 2020.
U72 & CULL COWS: (2)
2 Friesian Cows to 126p/kg
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