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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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Prices from €80 to €2,200 at Castlerea Mart

Castlerea Mart – cattle prices – 10-02-2022

According to Brendan Egan, a large entry of stock went under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, February 10th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that trade “held” for all categories of stock.

He added that the bullock and heifer rings witnessed “good” clearances with demand for quality stores “clearly evident” in both rings.

“The weanling rings, with bigger numbers on offer this week, saw bulls peak at €3.24/kg. Heifer weanlings topped out at €3.56/kg.”

“Dry cows made up to €2200 with demand on par with last week, while the breeding stock recorded good clearances also,” Egan added.

Castlerea Mart 10-02-2022:

Bullock prices:
  • LMX – 485KGS – €1500;
  • CH – 465KGS – €1370;
  • LM – 450KGS – €1280;
  • SAX – 515KGS – €1510;
  • CH – 520KGS – €1480;
  • CH – 585KGS – €1660;
  • AA – 580KGS – €1530;
  • 1 AA – 630KGS – €1570;
  • AA – 700KGS – €1760;
  • CH – 680KGS – €1690.
Heifer prices:
  • LM – 405KGS – €1260;
  • 1 LM – 380KGS – €1170;
  • LM – 410KGS – €1150;
  • CHX – 480KGS – €1420;
  • AUX – 495KGS – €1410;
  • AA – 450KGS – €1360;
  • CH – 550KGS – €1630;
  • AU – 625KGS – €1670;
  • CH – 655KGS – €1800.
Dry cow prices:
  • CHX – 940KGS – €2200;
  • CH – 770KGS – €1760;
  • CHX – 810KGS – €1760;
  • SI – 795KGS – €1730;
  • BBX – 745KGS – €1730;
  • AA – 750KGS – €1680.
Suckler pairs and springers
  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1340 to €1800 per unit;
  • Springers fetched from €890 to €1760 per head.
Calves:

Young calves made from €80 to €360, while runners pushed from €370 to €810 for continental lots

Weanling bull prices:
  • CH – 290KGS – €900;
  • 1 CH – 235KGS – €770;
  • CH – 265KGS – €860;
  • LM – 275KGS – €880;
  • 1 LM – 495KGS – €1410;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1330;
  • CH 425KGS – €1220.
Weanling heifer prices:
  • LM – 255KGS – €910;
  • LM – 270KGS – €890;
  • AA – 295KGS – €790;
  • LM – 355KGS – €1140;
  • LM – 335KGS – €1050;
  • CH – 365KGS – €1020;
  • CHX – 435KGS – €1430.
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, Feb 17th, 2021: Weekly sale of heifers, cows, calves, runners, and weanlings – all sales commence at 11 am.

More mart reports

Read more mart reports – cattle and sheep sales – on That’s Farming.

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