OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.18:11:20.
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)
If you have cattle to sell please contact the Auctioneer Jonathan Evans on 07971 002650 or the Market office.
Young Bulls (2) Overall Average 179.5p.
Heavy Bulls (2) Average 179.5p (£1128/head) Selling to 180p from A M Rees & Co Gellilefrith
Steers (8) Overall Average 187.5p.
Light Steers (1) Selling to 162p (£712/head) from H & D Jones Waverley
Medium Steers (1) Selling to 194p (£1028/head) from E P Jones & Son Cottage Farm
Heavy Steers (6) Average 189.5p (£1133/head) Selling to 209p from Francis Partners Penllwyn
Heifers (15) Overall Average 211p
Heavy Heifers (15) Average 211p (£1166/head) Selling to 254p from J E & J T Evans & Son Upper Cefnpenarth
Thank you for your continued support.
FAT LAMBS: (3380)
Lights average 189p/kg to 250p/kg from G L Jones Henblas
Standards average 206p/kg to 229p/kg from J T Owen & Co Frochas Farm
Mediums average 202.5p/kg to 231p/kg from W E Owen Garth Issa
Heavy’s average 196p/kg to 209p/kg from F A Jones Sandstone
Others average 183p/kg to 192p/kg from N C Jones The Old Rectory
Overall average 202p/kg.
FAT EWES: (508)
A seasonal entry of 508 Cull Ewes & Rams met a steady trade with a top price of £125 for a Ram shown by Mr Peter Millard and £90 for a pen of Ewes shown by Arwyn Griffiths. Welsh Ewes to £40, Mules to £75, Suffolk x to £85. Plenty of plain Ewes about running from £10 - £20 resulting in an average of £42.50 all in.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
STORE CATTLE: (74)
A seasonal show of store cattle met a grand sort of a trade today on all sorts. Top priced Steer per head was a Charolais at £1150 shown by R W Edwards & Co Henblas or per kilo 243p/kg for a Limousin shown by J D Jones Crogen Iddon. Top priced Heifer per head was a Charolais at £1140 also shown by R W Edwards & Co Henblas or per kilo 241.5p/kg for a Limousin shown by J E Hughes & Son Tuhwntirafon. Other leading prices: £990 for a nice pair of Limousin Bulling heifers shown by B J & G M Williams Hinwell House. A nice run of 2yo Charolais Heifers to £1075 shown by C Jones & Son Tyarygraig. £1120 for a nice Limousin wintering Steer shown by J D Jones Crogen Iddon. £1050 for an Aberdeen Angus Heifer shown by Partneriaeth Llymystyn. £1055 for a pair of British Blue Steers shown by J M Carruthers Mynydd Ucha. £1135 for a smart Limousin Heifer shown by J E Hughes & Son Tuhwntirafon. £1070 for an Aberdeen Angus Steer shown by T M Hughes Old Sontley Hall. £1130 for a posh Limousin x Steer shown by H Watkins Camen Ucha. All in all just a good day at the office with all Steers averaging £1040 and all Heifers averaging £880.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (69)
Increased numbers which was great to see especially with the current restrictions. Calves of all shapes and sizes met a slightly more mixed trade than last week, with a few superstars creating a lot of interest including a fantastic British Blue heifer calf from T Lewis, Crumpwell racing away to £400. Other British Blue heifers to £225 from J D Jones, Marton Grange. Blue bulls sold to £322 from J N Wigley, Drenewydd; £275 from J T Owen & Co, Upper Garth; £272 from J R James, Church Farm. Limousin bulls sold to £275 and Limousin heifers to £228 both from T S & C I Jerman, Coedmawr. Hereford bulls to £220 from T Lewis, Crumpwell. Hereford heifers to £220 & £215 from A R Wigley, New Hall. Aberdeen Angus heifers to £158 from J N Wigley, Drenewydd. A smaller show of Weanlings with Limousin steers from R E Humprhreys, Pwll selling for £702 & £645 and heifers to £598. British Blue steers from C & C Farming, Welshampton selling for £550 and a British Blue heifer for £500. Eyton Farms, Alberbury presented some strong calves ready to wean selling Aberdeen Angus bulls to £355 & £352, Simmental bulls to £305 & £300 and heifers to £275.
U72 & CULL COWS: (2)
Limousin Heifer to 160p/kg
Hereford Bull to 96p/kg
2 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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