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Carnew: Buyers ‘very active’ with prices to €2,420

Carnew Mart – Cattle Prices – 01-10-2022

According to David Quinn, just under 900 cattle came under the hammer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, October 1st, 2022.

The mart manager reported that “a very good” trade prevailed on Saturday, with all buyers “very active” around the ring.

Carnew Mart 01-10-2022

Bullocks:

  • Continental beef/ forward – €1700 – €2420;
  • Continental stores – €1100 – €1680;
  • Heavy AA/ HE – €1350 – €2100;
  • Store AA/HE – €810 – €1270;
  • FR – €450 – €1210.

Prices:

  • LM – 746kg – €2090
  • LMX – 654kg – €1980;
  • CH – 680kg – €1900;
  • LM – 564kg – €1420;
  • LM – 480kg – €1330;
  • CH – 414kg – €1010.

Heifers:

  • Continental beef/ forward – €1540 – €2320;
  • Continetnal store – €960 – €1620;
  • Heavy AA/ HE – €1210 – €1540;
  • Store AA/HE – €680 – €1170.

Prices:

  • LM – 504kg – €1390;
  • HE – 400kg – €2320;
  • LM – 754kg – €2080;
  • LM – 540kg – €1530;
  • LM – 459kg – €1270;
  • BAX – 442kg – €1150.

Cows:

  • Heavy continentals – €1400 – €2150;
  • Continental stores – €900 – €1380;
  • Heavy FR cows – €1250 – 1580;
  • Store FR cows – €480 – €1170.

Prices:

  • AA – 930kg – €2150;
  • LM – 786kg – €2040;
  • AA – 822kg – €1950;
  • FR – 705kg – €1340;
  • FR – 594kg – €1040.
Sheep prices

According to Quinn, the mart played host to its largest sale of the year on Thursday, as some 6,200 turned out for its weekly sale.

Lamb prices improved by €1/€2 per head, while cast ewes and breeding ewes were a similar trade to the previous week.

  • Butcher lambs – €136-€148;
  • Factory lambs – €122-€135;
  • Store lambs over 35kg – €85-€110;
  • Store lambs under 35kg – €72- €105;
  • Heavy cast ewes – €160-€210;
  • Light cast ewes – €55- €140;
  • Hoggets – €140-€210;
  • Older breeding ewes – €110- €180;
  • Rams – €250-€550.

Dairy sale on 30-09-2022:

  • Freshly calved heifers – €1400-€1900;
  • In-calf heifers autumn calving – €1300-€1800;
  • Spring calved cows (not back in-calf) – €750-€1150;
  • Bulling heifers – €650- €830;
  • Heifer calves – €160-€250.

Sale days:

  • Thursday Ring 1– Sheep sale commencing at 10:00am ringside and online.
  • Friday Ring 1– Dry cows commencing at 4.00pm – depending on time of year
  • Saturday Ring 1– Dry cows commencing at 9.30am. Other categories commencing at 10.30am ringside and online.
  • Saturday Ring 2– Calf sale commencing at 11.00am ringside and online

Mart day information:

  • Cattle may be pre-entered by contacting the office on the week prior to sale day or you can enter by using the mart’s online entry system on its website.
  • Cattle taken in from 7.00am
  • Calf collection service available
  • If you have any queries, contact the office: 34 Main Street, Carnew, Co. Wicklow: Tel: 053 94 26234 or Mob: 087 7469999
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