OSWESTRY LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS. MARKET REPORT.23:06:21.
FAT LAMBS: (1616)
Superlights to 226p/kg from d parry Pentregaer
Lights average 235.5p/kg to 252p/kg from W Roberts Plas Yng Nghraen
Standards average 231p/kg to 276p/kg from H E & M L Evans Cynynion Fawr
Mediums average 232p/kg to 263p/kg from G G & E O Foulkes Maes Y Llan
Heavy’s average 235p/kg to 247p/kg from G M & D Hughes & Son Lower Halton Farm
Others to 205p/kg from J P C Barratt Bromwich Park
Overall average 232p/kg.
FAT EWES: (841)
An entry dominated with hill breeds with at least 75% of the ewes forward Welsh or Speckles. The trade was very consistent with the last few weeks with the overall average of £59 representing the ewes forward. Top price was £127 paid for a Beltex ewe sold by Myddleton Farm Partners, Chirk. A small entry of Rams averaged £113 with a top price of £130 for a Texel tup from G L Jones, Rhydycroesau.
Please Note : All sheep entering the Market must be tagged.
CALVES & WEANLINGS: (32)
Plenty of buyers around the ring helping to create a very fast trade. A super Charolais bull calf from WG, SP & ME Foulkes raced away to £490! Limousin bulls from T Lewis, Crumpwell were not far behind at £470 & £435. British Blue Bulls to £340 from R L Francis, New Barns. Simmental bulls to £310 from C A Wildbore, Carreghofa. Aberdeen Angus bulls to £250 from the Lewis-Jones Partnership, Grange Farm. Hereford bulls to £182 from W G Trow, Llandinam Hall. British Blue heifers to £272 from R L Francis, New Barns; £260 from E G & A Edwards, Tynewydd. Hereford heifers to £208 & £195 from D Foulkes & Son, Maesteg. Aberdeen Angus heifers to £195 & £180 from the Lewis-Jones Partnership, Grange Farm. Welsh Black heifers to £140 from R W & F E Suckley, Weston Farm.
Limousin weanlings all aged 4 months from S K & S L Hodgson, Arddleen Grange sold well with Bulls selling for £575 and heifers for £460. R L Francis, New Barns sold British Blue bulls for £502, British Blue heifers for £470, Aberdeen Angus bulls for £290 & Friesian bulls for £165.
STORE CATTLE: (44)
A fantastic trade for the small show on offer. Top price was £1150 (230p/kg) paid for a Saler steer aged 20 months sold by R W Richards & Son, Llanrhaeadr.
26 steers averaged £917 (223p/kg) & 18 heifers averaged £942 (224p/kg) with notable prices including:
£1060 (265p/kg), £1045 (246p/kg), £1110 (244p/kg) & £1150 (230p/kg) paid for Limousin steers aged 13-14 months sold by R J Slater & Son, Baschurch.
£1030 (254p/kg) paid for a Limousin steer aged 13 months & £870 (245p/kg) for a Limousin steer aged 11 months both sold by J M Jones & Co, Penybontfawr.
£1055 (248p/kg), £990 (248p/kg) & £935 (253p/kg) paid for Limousin heifers aged 12-14 months sold by A K Blake, Garth.
£830 (272p/kg) & £650 (255p/kg) paid for Limousin heifers aged 12 & 14 months sold by I M Powell, Rhosymadoc.
Entries are invited for our next sales to be held on the 7th & 21st July.
U72 & CULL COWS: (3)
Limousin to 169p/kg average 164p/kg
British Blue to 153p/kg
3 Cattle average 161p/kg.
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