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Carnew: Feedlot buyers ‘back with a bang’ for all cattle 500kgs+

Carnew Mart – 27-08-2022 – Cattle Prices

According to David Quinn, over 1,100 lots came under the hammer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, August 27th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that lighter stores were “very much” in demand from farmers looking to restock after selling cattle.

He commented that “all classes met a very lively trade throughout with both northern customers and wholesalers anxious for all types of beef.”

“Meanwhile, feedlot buyers are back with a bang for all cattle 500kg plus,” he remarked.

At Saturday’s sale, cows topped out at €2,380, while heifers peaked at €2,050 and bullocks hit €2,320.

Carnew Mart 27-08-2022

Heifer prices:

  • 800KG – AA – €2050;
  • 728KG – AA – €1990;
  • 643KG – HE – €1570 for 9;
  • 578KG – CH – €1490;
  • 520KG – LM – €1480;
  • 502KG – LM – €1340;
  • 452KG – CH – €1170;
  • 444KG – CH – €1260.

Cull cow prices:

  • 822KG – LM – €2380;
  • 788KG – LM – €2300;
  • 872KG – CH – €2230;
  • 833KG – LM – €2130;
  • 764KG – LM – €2120;
  • 680KG – FR – €1340;
  • 570KG – FR – €1160;
  • 766KG – LM – €2320;
  • 778KG – CH – €2300;
  • 766KG – AA – €2150;
  • 744KG – LM – €2120;
  • 702KG – AA – €1870;
  • 638KG – LM – €1840;
  • 586KG – BBX – €1520;
  • 458KG – CH – €1280;
  • 496KG – BBX – €1440;
  • 698KG – FR – €1490.

Bull prices:

  • 661KG – BBX – €2060;
  • 474KG – CHX – €1390;
  • 450KG – BBX – €1220;
  • 332KG – CHX – €1080.

Calf prices:

  • Continental runners made from €440-€600;
  • HE and AA runners fetched from €380-€560;
  • Friesian runners varied from €250-€480.

Dairy sale:

  • Fresh milkers went under the hammer from €1400-€1700;
  • Springing heifers sold between €1400 and €1550

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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