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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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Farmers, agents and NI buyers active at Castlerea Mart

Castlerea Mart report – cattle prices – 05-08-2021

According to Brendan Egan, Castlerea Mart’s general cattle sale on Thursday, August 5th, 2021, attracted over 600 entries.

The mart manager reported that numbers increased for the time of year.

“A large entry of cows with calves at foot with a good clearance taking place. Trade has remained strong with plenty of demand from farmers, agents, and Northern Ireland buyers sourcing stock.”

Castlerea Mart 05-08-2021:

Bullocks:
  • CH – 495KGS – €1340;
  • LMX – 440KGS – €1300;
  • AAX – 490KGS – €1300;
  • SIX – 445KGS – €1300;
  • CHX – 510KGS – €1390;
  • AAX – 510KGS – €1320;
  • LMX – 500KGS – €1270;
  • CH – 505KGS – €1320;
  • CHX – 595KGS – €1630;
  • CH – 570KGS – €1450;
  • LMX – 595KGS – €1370;
  • AAX – 620KGS – €1390;
  • CH – 625KGS – €1630;
  • LM – 605KGS – €1360;
  • LMX – 720KGS – €1750;
  • CH – 685KGS – €1750;
  • BAX – 690KGS – €1700;
  • LM – 720KGS – €1670.
Heifers:
  • LMX – 285KGS – €780;
  • AA – 295KGS – €750;
  • CHX – 260KGS – €680;
  • LMX – 420KGS – €1200;
  • SIX – 370KGS – €1100;
  • LMX – 390KGS – €1070;
  • CHX – 390KGS – €1030;
  • SLX – 490KGS – €1250;
  • CHX – 460KGS – €1200;
  • LM – 450KGS – €1140;
  • LMX – 740KGS – €1780;
  • AAX – 660KGS – €1530;
  • LMX – 550KGS – €1430.
Dry cows:
  • CHX – 920KGS – €2160;
  • AAX – 880KGS – €1920;
  • SI – 770KGS – €1700;
  • LMX – 775KGS – €1690;
  • CH – 715KGS – €1590;
  • FR – 545KGS – €760;
  • 1 FR – 550KGS – €930;
  • HEX – 780KGS – €1370.
Springers and teams
  • Springers made from €1000 up to €1410 for a first-calver due in November;
  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1,210 up to the tops of €2,080 for a 2014 Limousin cow and her limousin bull calf at foot.
Calves/runners: 
  • Calves on offer made from €160 up to €490 for a BBX heifer
  • AAX heifer – €180;
  • AA bull – €140;
  • HEX bull – €370;
  • FR heifer – €270;
  • 1 HEX heifer – €300;
  • HEX heifer – €260;
  • BBX heifer – €490.
Runners:
  • CHX heifer – €800;
  • 1 CHX bull – €720;
  • AA heifer – €590;
  • AA bull – €500;
  • FRX bull – €200;
  • 1 FRX bull – €380;
  • AAX bull – €600
  • HEX bull – €420.
Weanling bulls:
  • CHX – 475KGS – €1430;
  • 1 CHX – 370KGS – €1370;
  • LMX – 420KGS – €1125;
  • 1 LMX – 355KGS – €1050;
  • LMX – 390KGS – €1000;
  • AA – 375KGS – €860;
  • LM – 275KGS – €770;
  • SHX – 455KGS – €970.
Weanling heifers:
  • LMX – 295KGS – €780;
  • SIX – 275KGS – €700;
  • AAX – 285KGS – €610;
  • LMX – 345KGS – €1150;
  • HEX – 383KGS – €1050;
  • LMX – 345KGS – €850;
  • CHX – 405KGS – €1210 .

Last week’s prices:

Read a report from last week’s 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
  • Sale day: Sale of bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, running and weanlings on Thursdays. All sales commence at 11am. Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions in place.
  • Upcoming sales: Thursday, August 12th with usual sale of bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, runners and weanlings – All sales commence @ 11 am

Read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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