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Dry cows to €2,530 and pairs to €2,420 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 09-06-2022

According to Brendan Egan, almost 500 lots came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, June 9th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that trade “held”, especially for forward lots. The heifer ring noticed “strong” demand for the forward lots with up to €2,080, while bullocks topped out at €2,090.

The weanling rings, with fewer numbers on offer, saw bulls peak at €1,150 while heifers in this category soared to €1,340 Meanwhile, Egan reported that the calf and runner rings witnessed a “good” clearance.

Meanwhile, cows with calves at foot changed hands for up to €2,420, while springers sold to €2,100, and dry cows topped out at €2,540.

Castlerea Mart 09-06-2022:

  • SIM – 415KGS – €1400;
  • LM – 410KGS – €1250;
  • LM – 390KGS – €1160;
  • AA – 490KGS – €1580;
  • LM – 485KGS – €1510;
  • AA – 455KGS – €1380;
  • LM – 605KGS – €2080;
  • AA – 690KGS – €1990;
  • LM – 555KGS – €1880;
  • AA – 610KGS – €1830;
  • LM – 610KGS – €1950.

Bullock prices:

  • AAX – 465KGS – €1550;
  • LM – 450KGS – €1480;
  • 1 LM – 435KGS – €1420;
  • LM – 520KGS – €1700;
  • AAX – 545KGS – €1690;
  • LM – 550KGS – €1780;
  • CH – 555KGS – €1500;
  • LM – 630KGS – €1760;
  • AA – 675KGS – €2090;
  • LM – 680KGS €2040;
  • 1 LM – 650KGS – €1800;
  • LM – 610KGS – €1680.

Dry cow prices:

  • LM – 495KGS – €1360;
  • LM – 495KGS – €1210;
  • BBX – 790KGS – €2540;
  • LMX – 835KGS – €2480;
  • AA – 855KGS – €2480;
  • CH – 820KGS – €2440;
  • LM – 775KGS – €2230;
  • LM – 735KGS – €2200.

Calves/runners, springers, and pairs

  • Calves: Young lots made from €130 to €540;
  • Continental runners rangers from €450 to €860;
  • Cows with calves at foot changed hands from €1280 to €2420 for a Limousin cow and a Charolais bull calf at foot;
  • Springers went under the hammer from €920 to €2100.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 280KGS – €1050;
  • AA – 245KGS – €810;
  • CH – 240KGS – €740;
  • BBX – 335KGS – €1280;
  • LM – 350KGS – €1130;
  • LM – 315KGS – €1110;
  • AA – 380KGS – €1100;
  • CH – 345KGS – €1090;
  • LM – 420KGS – €1340.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CH – 285KGS – €1060;
  • 1 CH – 270KGS – €980;
  • CH – 280KGS – €890;
  • LM – 250KGS – €780;
  • CH – 330KGS – €1100;
  • LM – 340KGS – €1060;
  • LM – 435KGS – €1150.

Report

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, June 16th, 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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