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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Suckler pairs to €3,100 and dry cows to €2,500 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 01-09-2022

According to Brendan Egan, stock numbers continue to grow week on week at Castlerea Mart.

At its most recent sale on Thursday, September 1st, prices reached €3,100 in the suckler ring, while dry cows peaked at €2,500, heifers soared to €2,000 and bullocks topped out at €2,120.

The mart manager noted that the bullock, heifer and weanling rings saw increased lots on offer and overall, trade and prices “held very well”.

Castlerea Mart 01-09-2022

Dry cow prices:

  • AAX – 935KGS – €2500;
  • CH – 865KGS – €2350;
  • CH – 800KGS – €2230;
  • AA – 800KGS – €2180;
  • AA – 780KGS – €2140;
  • FR – 660KGS – €1580;
  • HEX – 590KGS – €1360;
  • AA – 600KGS €- 1320.

Suckler pairs, springers, calves and runners:

  • Cows with calves at foot went under the hammer from €1100 to €3100;
  • Springers made from €1120 to €1950;
  • Calves/runners pushed from €200 up to €720.

Bullock prices:

  • LM – 475KGS – €1630;
  • CH – 450KGS – €1530;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1390;
  • CH – 405KGS – €1390;
  • LM – 530KGS – €1720;
  • LM – 515KGS – €1660;
  • CH – 560KGS – €1850;
  • BBX – 555KGS – €1660;
  • LM – 610KGS – €1780;
  • AA – 780KGS – €2120;
  • HEX – 705KGS – €1850;
  • AAX – 655KGS – €1800.

Heifer prices:

  • CHX – 410KGS – €1240;
  • CH – 390KGS – €1210;
  • LM – 385KGS – €1170;
  • LM – 495KGS – €1410;
  • SI – 490KGS – €1400;
  • AA – 790KGS – €2000;
  • CH – 695KGS – €1870;
  • AAX – 625KGS – €1650;
  • LM – 485KGS – €1350.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 240KGS – €780;
  • CH – 250KGS – €780;
  • LM – 310KGS – €1150;
  • CH – 325KGS – €960;
  • LM – 350KGS – €960;
  • CH – 370KGS – €920;
  • AA – 285KGS – €680.

Weanling bulls:

  • LMX – 270KGS – €930;
  • CH – 245KGS – €870;
  • CH – 240KGS – €860;
  • CH – 245KGS – €820;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1300;
  • LM – 395KGS – €1200;
  • CH – 430KGS – €1200;
  • LM – 420KGS – €1230.

Castlerea Mart information

  • Address: Castlerea Co-operative Livestock Mart, 1 Main St, Demesne, Castlerea, Co. Mayo
  • Contact details: Phone the mart office on (094) 962 0300

Upcoming sales: 

  • Thursday, September 8th, 2022: Weekly sale of bullocks, cull cows, heifers, sucklers, calves, runners, and weanlings. Sale commences at 11am.

More mart reports

Read more mart reports – cattle and sheep sales – on That’s Farming

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