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Photos: Tops of €2,660 with farmers, wholesalers & northern buyers active at Carnew

Carnew Mart Report – Cattle Prices – 06-08-2022

According to David Quinn, another large entry, comprising just over 1,200 lots, passed through the rings at Carnew Mart on Saturday, August 6th, 2022.

The mart manager explained that a “very lively” trade prevailed for both stores and heavy types at its general cattle sale.

He noted that wholesale and northern customers were active online for all types of cattle over 500kgs.

Speaking following the sale, he said: “Beef blasted past €3.00/kg, while weanlings hit €4.20/kg and sucklers sold to €2,660.”

“Many farmers were on hand to buy all types of lighter stores. Exporters and specialist feeders were extremely active for bulls of all types,” he added.

Carnew Mart 06-08-2022

Heifer prices:

  • 764KG – CH – €2210;
  • 666KG – LM – €2000;
  • 644KG – PT – €1940;
  • 490KG – BB – €1540;
  • 514KG – BB – €1600;
  • 528KG – CH – €1630;
  • 352KG – BB – €1400.

Cull cow prices:

  • 808KG – LM – €2350;
  • 790KG – LM – €2160;
  • 720KG – BA – €1980.

Bull prices:

  • 616KG – LM – €1880;
  • 456KG – BB – €1660;
  • 382KG – BB – €1600;
  • 334KG – BB – €1270.

Sucklers

  • Cows with calves sold to €2660;
  • In-calf cows made to €2200.

Bullock prices:

  • 778KG – BBX – €2300;
  • 750KG – CH – €2280;
  • 703KG – LM – €2170;
  • 712KG – CH – €2150;
  • 564KG – BB – €1780;
  • 504KG – BB – €1670;
  • 492KG – BA – €1500.
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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