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Teams to €2,330 and culls to €2,140 at Castlerea  

Castlerea Mart – cattle prices – 08-07-2021

According to Brendan Egan, a large entry went under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, July 8th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that “trade has held up very well even with the extra stock on offer for the time of year”.

“The bullock ring witnessed strong demand again this week. Quality store bullocks exceeded €3.00 a kilo, while the heavier lots made up to €2,050 with a good clearance.”

“The heifer rings had a lively trade also with agents, farmers, northern buyers active again this week. Breeding stock with good numbers on offer saw prices peak at €2,330 for a Limousin cow and her bull calf at foot.”

“The dry cow trade witnessed a good clearance with prices peaking at €2,140 or €2.40 a kilo.”

“Calves are running are holding well as farmers replace sold stock. The weanling rings noticed very strong demand. Weanling heifers peaked at €3.29/kilo, while the bull ring was governed by quality with variance between the quality lots and plainer types.”

View a report from last week.

Castlerea Mart 08-07-2021:

Bullocks:
  • CH – 465KGS – €1400;
  • BBX – 475KGS – €1380;
  • CH – 435KGS – €1300;
  • AA – 410KGS – €1140;
  • CH – 540KGS – €1380;
  • AA – 530KGS – €1290;
  • CH – 590KGS – €1640;
  • LM – 565KGS – €1470;
  • LM – 640KGS – €1670;
  • AA – 635KGS – €1560;
  • CH – 825KGS – €2050;
  • LM – 655KGS – €1730;
  • CH – 715KGS – €1780
Heifers:
  • CH – 685KGS – €1720;
  • BA – 410KGS – €1100;
  • LM – 390KGS – €1050;
  • CH – 335KGS – €900;
  • HEX – 340KGS – €700;
  • CH – 445KGS – €1430;
  • LM – 440KGS – €1160;
  • CH – 650KGS – €1650;
  • AA – 745KGS – €1560.
Dry cows:
  • CH – 890KGS – €2140;
  • LM – 810KGS – €1850;
  • FR – 555KGS – €960;
  • LM – 775KGS – €1760;
  • CH – 705KGS – €1670;
  • CH – 590KGS – €1410;
  • FR – 630KGS – €1160.
Suckler pairs and springers
  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €920 to €2330;
  • Springers made from €1140 to €1220.
Calves/runners:
  • Dairy-cross calves made from €20 to €170 with Hereford and Angus types from €170 to €390 and continentals to €500;
  • Runners went under the hammer from €120 to €770.
Weanling heifers:
  • LM 355KGS €1150;
  • CH – 295KGS – €860;
  • LM – 250KGS – €800;
  • LM – 250KGS – €770;
  • CH – 385KGS – €1130;
  • LM – 430KGS – €1280;
  • CH – 330KGS – €940;
  • LM – 415KGS – €1190.
Weanling bulls:
  • CH – 370KGS – €1040;
  • LM – 285KGS – €810;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1020;
  • LM – 330KGS – €900;
  • CH – 330KGS – €940;
  • CH – 420KGS – €1050.

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.

Read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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