Market Report
 
Bishops Castle Auction – Thursday 20th September 2018
 
Halls Bishops Castle Auction report a highly successful sale of store cattle last Thursday 20th September. A larger entry than last month saw some top-quality animals meet a competitive trade, with buyers in abundance, with a number of cattle going into Yorkshire.
 
Overall, steers averaged 223p/kg and £1005, with highs of £1200 for a Charolais from P. Evans, Ystrad Uchaf and 291p/kg for a Limousin 405kg from Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn.
 
Heifers performed well to average £855 and 205p/kg to a maximum of £1260 for 550kg from M. A. Jones, Hill House and 261p/kg for a bunch of 4 Limousins 360kg from F. T. Bedell & Son, Linch House.
Also offered at the start of the sale was a pedigree Limousin bull, presented by J. S. Vance & Son, Upper Grimmer. This well framed stock bull at just over 2 years, fetched a pleasing £3250.
 
Other leading prices were as follows:
 
British Blue x Steers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
1230 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 540
1145 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 525
1130 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 470
1035 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 490
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
240 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 470
228 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 540
218 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 525
211 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 490
 
Aberdeen Angus x Steers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
935 M/s W. J. Roberts & Co, Hollies Farm 1 460
Saler Steers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
800 M/s R. B., M. & R. M. Jones, Pentre Isaf 1 470
 
Charolais x Steers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
1260 M/s P. Evans,Ystrad Uchaf 1 602
1140 M/s M. A. Edwards, Sarnau 1 500
1085 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 445
1065 M/s J. E. Lewis, Trevada 2 525
1050 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 2 405
1040 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 2 430
820 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 350
 
Charolais x Steers
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
405 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 2 405
244 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 445
242 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 2 430
234 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 350
228 M/s M. A. Edwards, Sarnau 1 500
209 M/s P. Evans,Ystrad Uchaf 1 602
 
Simmental x Steers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
890 M/s W. J. Roberts & Co, Hollies Farm 1 515
 
Limousin x Steers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
1200 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 3 555
1180 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 405
1160 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 560
1160 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 1 415
1155 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 1 510
1130 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 4 510
1115 M/s H. I. Morris & Sons, Garth-Heilyn 1 480
1100 M/s M. J. Davies, Choulton Farm 5 460
1045 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 425
1040 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 430
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
291 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 405
280 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 415
268 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 3 370
261 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 3 330
257 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 370
246 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 425
245 M/s W. B. & M. E. Harding, Hafan 1 400
244 M/s W. B. & M. E. Harding, Hafan 1 410
242 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 425
242 M/s A. G. Williams & Son, Plassau Farm 2 430
 
Blonde x Heifers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
935 M/s F. J. Owens & Co, Llettygynfach 2 420
925 M/s J. Corfield, Woodgate 1 445
890 M/s F. J. Owens & Co, Llettygynfach 1 430
785 M/s F. J. Owens & Co, Llettygynfach 1 420
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
223 M/s F. J. Owens & Co, Llettygynfach 2 420
208 M/s J. Corfield, Woodgate 1 445
207 M/s F. J. Owens & Co, Llettygynfach 1 430
 
British Blue x Heifers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
1080 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 470
1010 M/s A. G. Williams & Son, Plassau Farm 1 500
945 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 395
795 M/s M. T. Lewis & Son, Woodside 2 400
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
239 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 395
230 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 1 470
199 M/s M. T. Lewis & Son, Woodside 2 400
 
Saler Heifers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
790 M/s R. B., M. & R. M. Jones, Pentre Isaf 2 415
730 M/s R. B., M. & R. M. Jones, Pentre Isaf 1 410
730 M/s R. B., M. & R. M. Jones, Pentre Isaf 2 410
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
190 M/s R. B., M. & R. M. Jones, Pentre Isaf 2 417
178 M/s R. B., M. & R. M. Jones, Pentre Isaf 2 410
 
Welsh Black Heifers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
890 M/s F. J. Owens & Co, Llettygynfach 1 430
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
207 M/s F. J. Owens & Co, Llettygynfach 1 430
 
Charolais x Heifers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
1240 M/s P. Evans, Ystrad Uchaf 1 620
1220 M/s P. Evans, Ystrad Uchaf 1 600
940 M/s J. E. Lewis, Trevada 3 490
870 M/s J. E. Lewis, Trevada 3 445
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
203 M/s P. Evans, Ystrad Uchaf 1 600
200 M/s P. Evans, Ystrad Uchaf 1 620
196 M/s J. E. Lewis, Trevada 3 445
192 M/s J. E. Lewis, Trevada 3 490
 
Simmental x Heifers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
1120 M/s P. Evans, Ystrad Uchaf 1 545
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
206 M/s P. Evans, Ystrad Uchaf 1 545
 
Limousin x Heifers
£ per head Vendor Qty Wgt
1260 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 1 550
1110 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 1 510
1105 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 1 500
1100 M/s G. & A. Orrells, Maes Derwen 1 455
1035 M/s M. A. Edwards, Sarnau 1 490
1035 M/s W. J. Roberts & Co, Hollies Farm 1 510
1010 M/s M. A. Edwards, Sarnau 1 500
980 M/s A. G. Williams & Son, Plassau Farm 1 430
960 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 5 370
940 M/s A. G. Williams & Son, Plassau Farm 3 440
Pence/Kg Vendor Qty Wgt
261 M/s F. T. Bedell & Son, The Linch House 4 360
259 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 5 370
245 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 2 380
244 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 1 330
252 M/s G. & A. Orrells, Maes Derwen 1 455
242 M/s W. B. & M. E. Harding, Hafan 1 385
240 M/s W. B. & M. E. Harding, Hafan 3 590
229 M/s M. A. Jones, Hill House 1 550
228 M/s Bowen & Bowen, Penthryn 3 320
228 M/s A. G. Williams & Son, Plassau Farm 1 430
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BISHOPS CASTLE AUCTION - FORTHCOMING SALES
THURSDAY 4th OCTOBER 2018
Sale of Store Cattle
Entries close Thursday 27th September at 12 noon
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THURSDAY 18th OCTOBER 2018
Prize Sale of Store Cattle
For the Tom Gittins Cup
Entries close Thursday 11th October at 12 noon
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