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Prices to €2,040 in ‘very lively’ trade at Carnew

Carnew Mart – Cattle Prices – 08-10-2022

According to David Quinn, just under 1,100 lots and a further 140 calves came under the hammer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, October 8th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that a “very lively” trade both ringside and online at its most recent sale. Farmer and factory agents were “very active” around the ring.

Carnew Mart 08-10-2022

Heifer prices:

  • Cont Beef/Forward €1400- €2040;
  • Cont Stores €820 -€1560;
  • Heavy AA/HD €1320-€1680;
  • Store AA/HD €650-€1210.

Sample prices:

  • CH – 520kg at €1560/€3.00/kg;
  • CH – 524kg at €1550/€2.96/kg;
  • LM – 566kg at €1660/€2.93/kg;
  • LM – 528kg at €1520/€2.88/kg;
  • CH – 540kg at €1550/2.87/kg.

Bullock prices:

  • Cont beef/forward – €1650-€2320;
  • Cont store €1080 – €1750;
  • Heavy AA/HD – €1350-€1800;
  • Store AA/HD – €840-€1250;
  • Heavy FR – €1100-€1610;
  • Lighter FR – €450-€1020.

Sample prices:

  • LM – 599kg at €1820 – €3.04/kg;
  • CH – 618kg €1870 – €3.03/kg;
  • SI – 492kg at €1480 – €3.01/kg;
  • CH – 495kg at €1470 – €2.97/kg.

Cull cow prices:

  • Heavy continentals – €1650-€2200;
  • Continental stores – €1260-€1680;
  • Store FR – €450-1180;
  • Heavy bulls – €1400-€2080;
  • Light bulls – €850-€1400.

Bulls:

  • LM – 570kg at €1630/2.86/kg;
  • BB – 526kg at €1490/2.83/kg;
  • LM – 614kg at €1720/2.79/kg;
  • LM – 566kg at €1580/2.79/kg;
  • LM – 604kg at €1670/2.76/kg.
Last week’s weanling prices

According to Quinn, on Wednesday evening the mart hosted the Irish Charolais Cattle Society-sponsored weanling sale.

He reported that some 508 head met with “a very lively trade throughout”. Quality bulls changed hands for €3.50/kg, while some “super” calves sold to over the €4.00/kg bracket.

Bull prices: 

  • 385kg – €1430;
  • 378kg – €1400;
  • 394kg – €1420;
  • 390kg – €1400;
  • 364kg – €1290;
  • 392kg – €1380.

Heifer prices:

  • 426kg – €1560;
  • 342kg – €1220;
  • 400kg – €1300;
  • 460kg – €1420.

Prize winners:

  • 1st: Lot 1058 sold by Joe Ryan 342kg at €1220;
  • 2nd: Lot 1045 sold by Seamus McHugh 412kg at €1560;
  • 3rd: Lot 1007 sold by Patrick Kinsella 2CH Hfrs 364kg at €940.

Bull weanlings:

  • 1st and 2nd sold by Joe Ryan 2 CH bulls – 336kg – €1010
  • 3rd: Noel Cosgrave CH bull – 390kg – €1400.

1st and 2nd bulls

  • Lot 2154 sold by Mr Joe Ryan 385kg at €1430, presented by judge Sharon Rothwell
  • 2nd place: Heifer sold by Mr Seamus McHugh 412kg at €1560;
  • 3rd place: Bull sold my Noel Cosgrave 390kg at €1400.

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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