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Prices from €50 to €2,910 in Castlerea – Egan

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 16-02-2023

According to Brendan Egan, “trade remained buoyant” at Castlerea Mart’s general cattle sale on Thursday, February 16th, 2023.

The mart manager reported that farmers, agents, exporters, and northern demand were all “very active” at the moment.

Egan commented: “There was a large attendance of ringside and online buyers, who were very active.”

Bullocks soared to €2,460, while heifers made up to €2,910 and cull cows climbed to €2,240.

The weanlings, with increased numbers on offer, witnessed bulls peak at €4.18/kg, while heifer weanlings topped out at €3.97/kg.

According to Egan, increased numbers of suck calves resulted in a good clearance, while breeding stock made up to €2500.

Castlerea Mart 16-02-2023

  • Cows with calves at foot – €1300 to €2440 and springers made up to €2500;
  • Dairy-cross calves made from €50 to €75, while others ranged from €120 to €290.

Bullock prices:

  • BAX – 470KGS – €1680;
  • LM – 445KGS – €1510;
  • LM – 525KGS – €1880;
  • CH – 510KGS – €1760;
  • CH – 580KGS – €2130;
  • LM – 590KGS – €1980;
  • AA – 630KGS – €1950;
  • CH – 760KGS – €2460;
  • CH – 710KGS – €2340;
  • HEX – 695KGS – €2000;
  • CH – 710KGS – €2130.

Dry cow prices:

  • SAX – 760KGS – €2230;
  • SI – 810KGS – €2160;
  • LM – 690KGS – €1880;
  • AA – 735KGS – €1880;
  • FR – 730KGS – €1490;
  • AA – 630KGS – €1400;
  • LM – 500KGS – €1350;
  • FR – 745KGS – €1530.

Heifer prices:

  • LM – 425KGS – €1380;
  • CH – 480KGS – €1500;
  • AA – 480KGS – €1470;
  • CH – 455KGS – €1440;
  • AA – 950KGS – €2910;
  • CH – 665KGS – €2160;
  • LM – 425KGS – €1360;
  • LM – 395KGS – €1330;
  • LM – 490KGS – €1590;
  • CH – 615KGS – €2040;
  • LM – 610KGS – €1900;
  • LM – 635KGS – €1990.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 290KGS – €1060;
  • BBX – 280KGS – €990;
  • CH – 235KGS – €890;
  • AA – 270KGS – €820;
  • CH – 390KGS – €1460;
  • CH – 340KGS – €1350;
  • PTX – 310KGS – €1170;
  • CH – 335KGS – €1100;
  • CH – 310KGS – €990;
  • AA – 350KGS – €1200;
  • CH – 335KGS – €1240.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 290KGS – €1100;
  • AA – 280KGS – €103;
  • AA – 280KGS – €1000;
  • CH – 265KGS – €930;
  • AA – 225KGS – €900;
  • LM – 290KGS – €1080;
  • LM – 335KGS – €1170;
  • CH – 430KGS – €1460;
  • LM – 470KGS – €1480;
  • CH – 300KGS – €1140;
  • LM – 330KGS – €1130.

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: 

  • Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursdays with bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, runners and weanlings – All sales commence at 11 AM
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