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Carnew: Beef ‘very much in demand’ with bullocks & culls to €2,200

Carnew Mart – Cattle Prices – 03-09-2022

According to David Quinn, just under 1,400 lots passed through the rings at Carnew Mart on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022.

The mart manager reported that a “very lively” trade prevailed throughout with a “noticeable” improvement in the bullock and heifer rings.

He said that “bulls were the stock of the day” with heavy lots over 600kg passing the €3/kg mark “at their ease”.

Moreover, in general, beef was “very much in demand” at last Saturday’s general weekly cattle sale.

Cull cows reached €2,200, while heifers topped out at €1,800, bulls hit €2,140, and bullocks peaked at €2,200.

Carnew Mart 03-09-2022:

Cull cow prices:

  • 831KG – LM – €2200;
  • 896KG – CH – €2180;
  • 904KG – AA – €2120;
  • 804KG – LM – €2100;
  • 776KG – LM – €2000;
  • 830KG – HE – €1980;
  • 714KG – CH – €1690;
  • 780KG – FR – €1600;
  • 612KG – FR – €1070;
  • 642KG – FR – €1020.

Bull prices:

  • 670KG – CH – €2140;
  • 628KG – CH – €1920;
  • 660KG – CH – €1840;
  • 610KG – CH – €1800;
  • 456KG – LM – €1190.

Bullock prices:

  • 690KG – AA – €2200;
  • 676KG – LM – €2080;
  • 670KG – CH – €1920;
  • 636KG – AA – €1730;
  • 634KG – LM – €1650;
  • 528KG – HE – €1270;
  • 392KG – LM – €1100.

Heifer prices:

  • 630KG – CH – €1800;
  • 586KG – LM – €1720;
  • 590KG – LM – €1650;
  • 556KG – LM – €1400;
  • 492KG – AA – €1160;
  • 440KG – CH – €1190.

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
  • View other mart reports
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