OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.14:10:20.
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FAT CATTLE: (21)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Steers (6) Overall Average 187.5p.
Medium Steers (2) Average 188.5p (£1037/head) Selling to 191p from D C Jones & Son Llwyn Mapsis
Heavy Steers (4) Average 187.5p (£1209/head) Selling to 195p from D C Jones & Son Llwyn Mapsis
Heifers (15) Overall Average 219p
Medium Heifers (4) Average 206.5p (£939/head) Selling to 242p from D W & L Jones Arbennig
Heavy Heifers (11) Average 222.5p (£1188/head) Selling to 250p from D Ll Jones Penylan
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FAT LAMBS: (3832)
Lights average 196p/kg to 221p/kg from N Turnbull Cysgod
Standards average 199p/kg to 229p/kg from R T Jones & Co Rhydygro
Mediums average 194p/kg to 214p/kg (twice) from J T & A W Davies Tynygraig & J V & J M Davies Penygraig Isa
Heavy’s average 190.5p/kg to 209p/kg from R I & R A Davies & Partners Cross Lanes Farm
Others average 183.5p/kg to 205p/kg from A W & M Alford & R L & K E Egerton Pit Farm
Overall average 196p/kg.
FAT EWES: (777)
Another entry dominated by Welsh ewes. Trade was definitely sharper with a number of grazing buyers particularly helping out some of the leaner ewes. Overall average was £38 with a top price of £96 for a Texel ewe from T C Vaughan, Pedairffordd. 37 Rams averaged £53 with a top price of £116 for Texel Rams from K C Jones, Llangynog.
STORE SHEEP & BREEDING RAMS: (447)
An entry of 447 Breeding sheep, Store lambs & Rams met a good company of willing buyers today with 2yo Mule ewes to £118 and 3yo Mules to £96.
A strong entry of ewe lambs sold to £81 with lighter Texel types selling to £75.
Store tup lambs sold to £77.50, Welsh tup lambs to £58 and lighter crossbred lambs to £72.
Stock rams: Texels to 360gns, Charollais to 290gns, Blue Faced Leicester to 200gns.
All in all a good trade for the stock on offer today and more of all commodities required weekly.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (49)
A generally very good show of continental calves with both best males & females keenly contested. Smaller younger sorts also well sold today. British Friesian Bulls to £170 from Messrs Steele Treflach Hall. British Blue Bulls to £295, £290, £285, £280 (twice) & £250 from Messrs James Church Farm, £240 (twice) from Messrs Wigley Drenewydd. Limousin Bulls to £296 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Aberdeen Angus Bulls to £275 from Messrs Ede Willow Farm, £248 from Messrs Lewis Jones Grange Farm, £206 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. British Blue Heifers to £295, £260, £246 & £245 from Messrs James Church Farm, £268 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog, £225 from Messrs Wigley Drenewydd. Limousin Heifers to £270 & £265 from Messrs Jones Lythwell. Aberdeen Angus Heifers to £170 from Messrs Davies Lower Fawnog. Hereford Bulls to £200 from Messrs Foulkes Maesteg. Weaned Calves: 2mo Holstein Friesian Bulls to £100, £91 & £72, 4mo to £218 from Messrs Jones Pied House.
U72 & CULL COWS: (1)
Friesian to 119p/kg.
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Oswestry Livestock Auctions
New Smithfield, Shrewsbury Rd,
Oswestry SY11 4QA