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Cattle up €20-€30/hd at Carnew – Quinn

Carnew Mart – cattle prices – 20-11-2021

According to David Quinn, a smaller entry comprising 600 cattle and 100 calves went under the hammer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, November 20th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that all types improved by €20/€30 per head.

He said there was a “stronger demand” for beef and forward cattle, with dry cows selling to a top price of €2260 for 884kgs.

Carnew Mart 20-11-2021:

  • Continental beef bullocks – €1600- €1980;
  • Continental store bullocks – €1050 – €1600;
  • FR bullocks – €850 – €1300;
  • Beef heifers – €1350- €1780.
Cull cow prices:
  • LM – 884kg at 2060;
  • HE – 722kg at €1320;
  • AA – 810kg at €1520;
  • CH – 730kg at €1450.
Heifer prices:
  • 2 HE – 502kg at €1100;
  • 1 CH – 680kg at €1750;
  • 2 CH – 680kg at €1630;
  • 1 CH – 760kg at €1680;
  • 2 CH – 640kg at €1590;
  • 3 LM – 536kg at €1280;
  • 2 HE – 537kg at €1130;
  • 2 CH – 514kg at €1140;
  • 4 HE – 447kg at €900;
  • 6 LM – 380kg at €970;
  • 2 HE – 480kg at €970;
  • 6 LM – 430kg at €960;
  • 2 HE – 577kg at €1250.
Bullock prices:
  • 2 CH – 411kg at €1100;
  • 3 HE – 460kg at €960;
  • 2 HE – 493kg at €1020;
  • CH – 550kg at €1580;
  • CH – 714kg at €1640;
  • 1 CH – 734kg at €1790;
  • CH – 790kg at €1980;
  • 6 CH – 427kg at €1050;
  • 3 HD – 413kg at €860;
  • 2 CH – 425kg at 1060;
  • 2 CH – 458kg at €1230.
Dairy prices 19-11-2021:

The mart manager outlined that 150 lots were on offer at its dairy sale on November 19th, 2021.

“A steady trade led to a full clearance with quality lots meeting at super trade top price of the day €2,540,” he remarked.

  • Freshly calved heifers: €1400 – €2540;
  • Freshly calved cows: €1100 – €1500;
  • Spring-calved cows: €800 – €1000;
  • Spring-calving heifers: €900 – €1450;
  • Heifer calves: €350-€450.
Dry cow prices 19-11-2021:

Quinn said that dry cows were up €20-€30/head at Friday’s (November 19th, 2021), sale, which saw some 250 lots pass through the ring.

  • Continentals: €1350 -€1800;
  • Beef-types: €1050 – €1380;
  • Continental stores: €750 -€1220;
  • Fr stores over 600kgs: €680-€1100;
  • Fr stores under 600kgs: €480-€850.
Weanling prices 17-11-2021:

David reported that the mart’s final evening weanling sale on November 17th, 2021, attracted some 270 entries.

He said there was “excellent” demand from export and farmer customers.

  • Bulls over 400kg   €850 – €1280;
  • Bulls under 400kg €580 – €1100;
  • Heifers over 400kg €830- €1160;
  • Heifers under 400kg €520 – €960.
        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

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