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Catherina Cunnanehttps://www.thatsfarming.com/
Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
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‘Top-class farmer demand for all types of store cattle for grass’

According to David Quinn, some 590 cattle and 60 calves were on offer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, July 31st, 2021.

The mart manager reported that all classes met with a “very lively trade for all classes”.

“Top-class farmer demand for all types of store cattle for grass.”

“Calves were mainly all reared and ready for grass. 100 cull cows with some stock bulls. Store Friesian cows made from €100 to €300 with the weight.”

Carnew Mart 31-07-2021: 

Cull cows:
  • LMX – 736KG – €1470;
  • FR – 540KG – €890;
  • CH – 766KG – €1490;
  • LM – 870KG – €1680;
  • AA – 646KG – €1190;
  • AA – 724KG – €1473;
  • CH – 820KG – €1650;
  • BB – 750KG – €1750.
Heifers
  • CH – 418KG – €1000 – €2.39/KG;
  • 1 LM – 388KG – €940 – €2.42/KG;
  • LM – 414KG – €1000 – €2.40/KG;
  • 1 LM – 330KG – €810 – €2.45/KG;
  • LM – 374KG – €960 – €2.56/KG;
  • PTX – 444KG – €1090 – €2.46/KG;
  • CH – 564KG – €1350 – €2.40/KG;
  • BBX – 410KG – €1170 – €3.13/KG;
  • BBX – 374KG – €1060 – €2.83/KG;
  • LM – 458KG – €1160 – €2.53/KG.
  • CH -590kg – €1500 – €2.54/KG.
Bullocks:
  • 1 LM – 614KG – €1500;
  • LM – 550KG – €1230;
  • 1 LM – 622KG – €1460;
  • CH – 620KG – €1470;
  • CH – 550KG – €1370;
  • LM – 460KG – €1150.
Calves:
  • HE & AA Bulls – €350 to €450;
  • AA & HE heifers – €300 to €420;
  • LM bull calf – €300
  • LM heifer – €280.

Sale days at Carnew Mart:

    • 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.

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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