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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 cull cows to €2,330 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 07-07-2022

According to Brendan Egan, over 400 lots passed through the rings at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, July 7th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that trade held “extremely well,” especially for forward and quality lots.

At Thursday’s sale, bullocks led the sale at €2,360, while cull cows topped out at €2,330 and heifers soared to €2,080.

Castlerea Mart 07-07-2022

Dry cow prices:

  • CH – 835KGS – €2330;
  • LM – 755KGS – €2060;
  • LM – 730KGS – €1990;
  • AAX – 460KGS – €1040;
  • CH – 700KGS – €1800;
  • FR – 525KGS – €980;
  • HEX – 720KGS – €1630;
  • SHX – 670KGS – €1780.

Heifer prices:

  • LM – 430KGS – €1460;
  • CH – 495KGS – €1350;
  • AA – 480KGS – €1310;
  • CH – 400KGS – €1150;
  • LM – 405KGS – €1290;
  • CHX – 685KGS – €2080;
  • LM – 660KGS – €1980;
  • CH – 665KGS – €1945;
  • LM – 565KGS – €1680.

Bullock prices:

  • CHX – 445KGS – €1480;
  • AA – 440KGS – €1390;
  • LM – 370KGS – €1240;
  • LM – 525KGS – €1490;
  • AA – 510KGS – €1450;
  • HEX – 535KGS – €1330;
  • AAX – 560KGS – €1620;
  • LM – 625KGS – €1870;
  • CH – 780KGS – €2280;
  • CHX – 685KGS – €2050;
  • LM – 690KGS – €2035;
  • CH – 800KGS – €2360.

Other categories: 

  • Springers went under the hammer from €1430 to €1540 per head;
  • Cows with calves at foot made from €920 to €2000/unit – for a Limousin cow and a Limousin bull calf at foot.
  • Calves: Young calves fetched from €85 up to €250;
  • Runners: €600 up to €860.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CHX – 285KGS – €840;
  • CH – 250KGS – €810;
  • LM – 265KGS – €800;
  • CH – 335KGS – €1060;
  • CH – 305KGS – €980;
  • SIM – 315KGS – €960.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CHX – 410KGS – €1230;
  • LM – 320KGS – €840;
  • LM – 440KGS – €1050;
  • CH – 255KGS – €860;
  • CH – 235KGS – €800;
  • LM -195KGS – €680.

Last week’s cattle prices

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, July 14th, 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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