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VIDEO: Dry cows to €3,280 and bullocks to €2,120 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 16-06-2022

According to Brendan Egan, over 500 cattle came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, June 16th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that trade “held” with prices topping at €3,280 in the cull cow ring, while bullocks reached €2,120 and heifers hit €1,970.

Furthermore, he noted that demand remained “strong” for lighter stores, while cows with calves at foot made up to €2300 – a price that was paid for a Limousin cow with her Simmental bull calf.

Moreover, the calf and runner ring reported a “good” clearance also with increased farmer activity.

Castlerea Mart 16-06-2022:

Dry cow prices:

  • BB – 880KGS – €3270;
  • CH – 885KGS – €2680;
  • LM – 885KGS – €2600;
  • AAX – 835KGS – €2460;
  • CH – 740KGS – €2190;
  • AAX – 460KGS – €1040;
  • HEX – 740KGS – €1940;
  • SI – 635KGS – €1710;
  • HEX – 720KGS – €1900.

Heifer prices:

  • LMX – 375KGS – €1400;
  • CH – 405KGS – €1270;
  • LM – 485KGS – €1600;
  • AAX – 490KGS – €1420;
  • CHX – 595KGS – €1970;
  • LM – 550KGS – €1850;
  • LM – 550KGS – €1810;
  • CH – 550KGS – €1790;
  • CH – 645KGS – €1900.

Bullock prices:

  • AA – 460KGS – €1460;
  • LM – 390KGS – €1410;
  • AA – 535KGS – €1630;
  • HEX – 515KGS – €1350;
  • LM – 570KGS – €1980;
  • CH – 590KGS – €1770;
  • LM – 630KGS – €2030;
  • CH – 630KGS – €2020;
  • BB – 665KGS – €2120;
  • AAX – 680KGS – €2090;
  • CH – 670KGS – €1940;
  • AA – 655KGS – €1860.

Suckler pairs, springers, calves, and runners:

  • Calves: Young calves made from €65 to €500;
  • Runners ranged from €340 to €800;
  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1060 to €2300;
  • Springers fetched from €730 to €1440.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CHX – 280KGS – €1040;
  • CH – 265KGS – €900;
  • AA – 235KGS – €790;
  • BBX – 415KGS – €1510;
  • LM – 370KGS – €1120;
  • CH – 390KGS – €1120;
  • AA – 275KGS – €800.

Weanling heifer prices:

    • LM – 295KGS – €1070;
    • BBX – 270KGS – €960;
    • LM – 285KGS – €880;
    • CH – 355KGS – €1180;
    • 1 CH – 320KGS – €1160;
    • CH – 340KGS – €1100;
    • LM – 285KGS – €910;
    • BBX – 265KGS – €840.

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 23rd, 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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