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Catherina Cunnanehttps://www.thatsfarming.com/
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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Trade for quality stores holds ‘extremely well’ at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart report – cattle prices – 12-08-2021

According to Brendan Egan, some 700 lots were on offer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, August 12th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that trade for quality store heifer and bullocks “held extremely well”.

“A good attendance of customers present sourcing stock. Breeding stock, light runners and calves remained a fine trade, while dry cows topped out at €2,120.”

“In the weanling rings, bulls topped out at €3.05/kg and heifer weanlings peaked at €3.21/kg,” Egan added.

Castlerea Mart 12-08-2021

Bullocks:
  • CH – 475KGS – €1460;
  • 1 CH – 440KGS – €1370;
  • CH – 430KGS – €1280;
  • LM – 400KGS – €1170;
  • BBX – 510KGS – €1350;
  • LM – 500KGS – €1290;
  • 1 LM – 570KGS – €1550;
  • AA – 565KGS – €1270;
  • LM – 645KGS – €1650;
  • 1 LM – 615KGS – €1540;
  • LM – 685KGS – €1840;
  • CH – 785KGS – €1740;
  • LM – 715KGS – €1720;
  • AA – 730KGS – €1710.
Heifers:
  • LM – 410KGS – €1150;
  • 1 LM – 395KGS – €1090;
  • CH – 410KGS – €1070;
  • CH – 495KGS – €1270;
  • LM – 430KGS – €1270;
  • CH – 730KGS – €1690;
  • LM – 635KGS – €1630;
  • CH – 655KGS – €1570;
  • 1 CH – 495KGS – €1270.
Dry cows:
  • CH – 880KGS – €2120;
  • 1 CH – 845KGS – €2060;
  • AA – 865KGS – €1970;
  • LM – 800KGS – €1890;
  • CH – 780KGS – €1675;
  • FR – 600KGS – €780;
  • HEX – 700KGS – €1170;
  • 1 HEX – 685KGS – €1480.
Suckler pairs and springers: 
  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1100 to €1800/unit;
  • Springer cows made from €890 to €1290 per head.
Calves/runners:
  • Young calves made from €70 to €390 with runners to €770
Weanling bulls:
  • CH – 290KGS – €810;
  • SI – 265KGS – €760;
  • CH – 425KGS – €1170;
  • 1 CH – 363KGS – €1100;
  • LM – 390KGS – €1090;
  • LM – 355KG – €1000.
Weanling heifers:
  • LM – 260KGS – €720;
  • 1 LM – 255KGS – €700;
  • LM – 205KGS – €660;
  • CH – 355KGS – €890;
  • AA – 320KGS – €680;
  • LM – 390KGS – €890.
Cattle prices at last week’s sale

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 19th with the 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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