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Beef & store cattle up €30-€50/hd at Carnew

Carnew Mart – Cattle Prices – 03-12-2022

According to David Quinn, just under 1,000 lots crossed the scales at Carnew Mart’s most recent cattle sale on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022.

The mart manager reported that all classes of beef and store cattle were up by €30/€50 per head on the previous week.

He outlined that there was “extremely” strong demand from all customers at its most recent cattle sale.

Cows

  • Heavy cont cows – €1650-€2220;
  • Cont store cows – €850-€1700;
  • Heavy FR cows – €1360-€1780;
  • Store FR cows – €550-€1220.

Prices:

  • LM – 784kg – €2050;
  • LM – 744kg – €1840;
  • AAX – 770kg – €1790;
  • LM – 686kg – €1770;
  • LM – 658kg – €1720.

Heifers:

  • Cont beef/forward – €1570 – €2010;
  • Cont stores – €880-€1580;
  • Heavy AA/HE – €1250 – €1830;
  • Store AA/HE – €770 – €1250.

Prices:

  • AA – 703kg – €1870;
  • BB – 672kg – €1780;
  • LM – 620kg – €1740;
  • BB – 598kg – €1610;
  • LM – 552kg – €1480.

Bullocks:

  • Cont beef/forward – €1650-€2260;
  • Cont store €970- €1610;
  • Heavy AA/HE – €1430 – €1860;
  • Store AA/HE – €870-€1400;
  • Light FR – €550 – €1000;
  • Heavy FR – €1220 – €1680.

Prices:

  • LM – 559kg – €1660;
  • HE – 616kg – €1600;
  • AUX – 532kg – €1470;
  • AAX – 525kg – €1390;
  • CH – 450kg – €1300;
  • CH – 438kg – €1280.

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

To feature your reports, contact Catherina Cunnane, email – [email protected]

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