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Carnew: Prices to €2,380 as agents, feetlot buyers and wholesales ‘battle it out’

Carnew Mart – Cattle Prices – 12-11-2022

According to David Quinn, just under 840 lots changed hands at Carnew Mart’s most recent cattle sale on 12-11-2022.

The mart manager reported that a “very strong” trade prevailed for all classes as feedlot buyers, wholesalers and factory agents “battled it out” both online and at the ringside.

Bullocks reached €2,380, while heifers followed at €2,260, and cull cows soared to €2,050 at Saturday’s sale.

Heifers

  • Cont beef/forward – €1650-€2260;
  • Cont stores – €970-€1580;
  • Heavy AA/HE – €1250-€1740;
  • Store AA/HE – €750-€1180.

Prices

  • LM – 742kg at €2260;
  • CHX – 734kg at €2180;
  • LMX – 448kg at €1830;
  • LMX – 664kg at €1790;
  • LMX – 650kg at €1720;
  • CHX – 340kg at €840;
  • CH – 340kg at €840;
  • CH – 381kg at €1040.

Bullocks

  • Cont Beef/forward – €1650-€2380;
  • Cont store – €1050-€1610;
  • Heavy AA/HD – €1350-€1680;
  • Store AA/HD – €850-€1300.

Prices

  • CHX – 784kg at €2180;
  • CHX 792kg at €2120;
  • LMX 604kg at €1720;
  • LM 350kg at €1000;
  • LMX 372kg at €1040.

Cows

  • Heavy cont – €1600-€2050;
  • Cont stores – €900-€1640;
  • Heavy FRs – €1250-€1700;
  • Store FRs €500-€1220.

Prices:

  • FR – 798kg at €1690;
  • PTX – 798kg at €1880;
  • SI – 732kg at €1680;
  • LMX – 682kg at €1640;
  • CH – 742kg at €1642.

Bulls

  • CH – 636kg at €1830;
  • CHX – 652kg at €1850;
  • LMX – 698kg at €2000;
  • LMX – 632kg at €1840;
  • CHX – 652kg at €1850;
  • CHX – 630kg at €1780;
  • CHX – 800kg at €2280.
Previous week’s cattle prices

According to David Quinn, some 980 cattle crossed the scales at Carnew Mart’s cattle sale on Saturday, October 29th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that a “very strong” trade – which was similar to the previous week – prevailed, with prices to €2,080.

Read more on this mart report.

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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