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Beef cattle up €40-60/head at Carnew Mart

Carnew Mart report – cattle prices 17-04-2021

According to David Quinn, over 950 cattle and 630 calves went under the hammer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, April 17th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that “beef cattle were up €40-€60/head on the previous week”.

“All factory agents, feedlots and northern buyer were very active. A top price of €2,070 was paid for a CH bullock, 762kg, while a 730kg heifer sold to €1920.”

Carnew Mart 17-04-2021

Heifers:
  • 2 LM – 523KG – €1230;
  • LM – 726KG – €1920;
  • 2 LM – 648KG – €1780;
  • 3 CH – 507KG – €1290;
  • 3 LM 408KG – €940;
  • 2 HE – 493KG – €1020;
  • BB – 484KG – €1370;
  • 4 CH – 495KG – €1170;
  • BB – 556KG – €1510;
  • 4 HD – 436KG – €870;
  • BB 638KG – €1600.
Bullocks:
  • 8 HD – 280KG – €600;
  • 1 CH – 762KG – €2070;
  • 1 BA – 652KG – €1740;
  • 3 LM – 706KG – €1756;
  • 2 LM – 612KG – €1670;
  • 3 LM – 626KG – €1540;
  • 4 SM – 557KG – €1390;
  • 8 FR – 365KG – €650;
  • 2 CH – 464KG ~ 41220;
  • 4 CL – 400KG – €1010;
  • 6 LM – 459KG – €1110;
  • 4 FR – 575KG – €1080;
  • 7 LM – 454KG – €1120;
  • 3 LM – 540KG – €1170;
  • 8 FR – 360KG – €620.
Bulls:
  • 3 LM – 553KG – €1250;
  • 2 PTX 276KG – €770.
  • 3 LM – 516KG – €1130;
  • 1 LM – 568KG – €1310;
  • 3 CH – 388KG – €1070;
  • 2 PTX – 316KG – €880;
  • 6 HD – 293KG – €620;
  • 2 LM – 424KG – €1070;
  • 2 LM – 382KG – €880;
  • 1 CH – 772KG – €1620;
  • 2 PTX – 336KG – €900.
Calves:
  • Young Friesian bulls – €30 to €85;
  • Strong Friesian bulls – €90 to €205;
  • Continental bulls – €210 to €435;
  • HE/AA bulls – €140 to €300;
  • HE/AA heifers – €75 to €270;
  • Continental heifers – €170 to €365.

Sale days:

    • Thursday Ring 1– sheep sale commencing at 10:00am ringside and online.
    • Friday Ring 1– dry cows commencing at 4.00pm
    • Saturday Ring 1– dry cows commencing at 9.30am, Cattle Sale 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.

Further reading:

You can read more mart reports by clicking here.

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