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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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Bullocks to €2,360 and heifers to €2,330 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 04-08-2022

According to Brendan Egan, in some cases, trade improved at Castlerea Mart’s cattle sale on Thursday, August 4th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that a larger entry came under the hammer at its most recent sale.

He explained that prices “held well” with some “very fancy” prices for quality store cattle.

Egan noted that “the weanling rings have started very brightly”, with bulls to €3.67/kg and weanling heifers to €4.25/kg.

In the bullock ring, prices peaked at €2,360, while heifers sold to €2,330 and dry cows topped out at €2,320.

Castlerea Mart 04-08-2022

Dry cows: 

  • LM – 815KGS – €2320;
  • LM – 780KGS – €2300;
  • LM – 775KGS – €2250;
  • AA – 755KGS – €2170;
  • AA – 740KGS – €2110;
  • FR – 485KGS – €700;
  • AA – 415KGS – €1040.

Bullock prices:

  • CH – 410KGS – €1600;
  • LIM – 470KGS – €1610;
  • CH – 435KGS – €1540;
  • CH – 545KGS – €1810;
  • LIM – 535KGS – €1500;
  • CH – 775KGS – €2320;
  • LIM – 505KGS – €1340;
  • CH – 575KGS – €1850;
  • AA – 560KGS – €1620;
  • CH – 635KGS – €1830;
  • CH – 810KGS – €2360;
  • CH – 715KGS – €2150.

Heifer prices:

  • LIM 3- 90KGS – €1490;
  • LIM – 410KGS – €1380;
  • AA – 380KGS – €1170;
  • CH – 465 KGS – €1590;
  • LIM – 470KGS – €1520;
  • AA – 700KGS – €2100;
  • LIM – 610KGS – €1940;
  • AA – 790KGS – €2330;
  • AA – 775KGS – €2330;
  • CH – 450KGS – €1310;
  • LM – 495KGS – €1570.

Suckler pairs, springers, calves, and runners

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €880 to €2400;
  • Springers ranged from €890 to €1260;
  • Young calves made from €270 to €400;
  • Runners sold from €140 to €780 for continental lots.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 295KGS – €870;
  • LIM – 265KGS – €700;
  • CH – 320KGS – €1360;
  • 1 CH – 370KGS – €1260;
  • CH – 345KGS – €1120;
  • LIM – 335KGS – €1100;
  • CH – 385KGS – €1240.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LIM – 295KGS – €990;
  • LIM – 275KGS – €930;
  • CH – 245KGS – €900;
  • BBX – 445KGS – €1500;
  • LM – 340KGS – €1230;
  • LM – 385KGS – €1200;
  • CH – 365KGS – €1160.

Read a report from last week’s cattle sale

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, August 11th, 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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