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LUDLOW MARKET SALE NEWS

MONDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2019

FINISHED CATTLE – 226

A very firm trade on all of the clean cattle. Bulls a little bit more sticky this week however.

Prices were as follows:

HEAVY STEERS: Best quality to 207.5p av. 198.5p; Standard quality to 184.5p av. 177.8p; Also Rans to 170.5p; Overall average 184.2p

HEAVY HEIFERS: Best quality to 222.5p av. 210.7p; Standard Quality to 195.5p av. 187.4p; Also Rans to 182.0p; Overall average 193.0p

MEDIUM BULLS: To 187.5p average 173.0p

HEAVY BULLS: To 205.5p average 180.4p

BARREN COWS & OLD BULLS – 17

A good trade. Few meated cows on offer. These readily sold up to 140.5p.

Prices were as follows:

Grade 1 Cows to 140.5p av. 134.8p                 Grade 2 Cows to 124.5p av. 124.5p

Grade 3 Cows to 111.5p av. 108.5p                 Grade 4 Cows to 93.50p av. 61.8p

Overall average 98.9p

LAMBS – 2,230

Some nice lambs on offer and plenty of buyers for them but prices steady. They want them, but at a price.

Prices were as follows:-

Standard Lambs to 175.0p av. 164.2p

Medium Lambs to 219.0p av. 169.2p

Heavy Lambs to 211.0p av. 160.0p

Overweight Lambs to 157.0p av. 154.1p

Export quality lambs sold up to 219.0p per kilo and averaged 180.1p per kilo and home trade lambs sold up to 168.0p per kilo and averaged 162.7p per kilo.

CULL SHEEP – 751

A much stronger trade with buyers looking for number. All types of ewes would be somewhat dearer than the previous week. Good fleshed ewes at a market premium. More ewes needed next week to satisfy demand.

Ewes topped £109.00 and averaged £57.55

Rams topped £104.00 and averaged £58.86

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LUDLOW MARKET TB RESTRICTED STORE SALE

FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2019

TOTAL HEADS – 61

Some good cattle on offer with all the regular buyers present. Strong cattle would be pound for pound the same as a normal day.

Please allow plenty of time to apply for a licence. Next Sale 18th October 2019

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