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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Prices from €5 to €2,810 in ‘buoyant’ trade at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – 19-05-2022 – Cattle Prices

According to Brendan Egan, over 600 lots passed through the rings at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, May 19th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that trade in all three rings remained buoyant with forward cattle, in particular, reaching some “very high” prices.

The bullock ring saw prices peak at €2,320, while heifers reached €1,880 and cull cows topped out at €2,810.

Castlerea Mart 19-05-2022

Heifer prices:

  • CH – 340KGS – €1250;
  • LM – 415KGS – €1350;
  • CH – 350KGS – €1190;
  • AA – 420KGS – €1240;
  • LM – 490KGS – €1700;
  • CH – 460KGS – €1690;
  • LM – 520KGS – €1780;
  • CH – 470KGS – €1660;
  • SHX – 615KGS – €1880;
  • LM – 530KGS – €1760;
  • LM – 510KGS – €1760;
  • HEX – 493KGS – €1580.

Bullock prices:

  • AA – 490KGS – €1420;
  • CH – 355KGS – €1370;
  • LM – 375KGS – €1330;
  • LM – 515KGS – €1660;
  • HEX – 500KGS – €1380;
  • LM – 580KGS – €2010;
  • CH – 570KGS – €1910;
  • LM – 640KGS – €2060;
  • AA – 645KGS – €1840;
  • AA – 705KGS – €2320;
  • LM – 680KGS – €2100;
  • CH – 670KGS – €2060.

Dry cow prices:

  • LM – 800KGS – €2810;
  • AA – 885KGS – €2700;
  • LM – 815KGS – €2560;
  • 1 LM – 775KGS – €2480;
  • LM – 785KGS – €2460;
  • LMX – 440KGS – €1070;
  • HEX – 465KGS – €900;
  • FR – 480KGS – €740;
  • FR – 735KGS – €1630.

Calves, suckler pairs and springers:

  • Calves from €5 to €380;
  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1580 to €2040
  • Springers made from €1480 to €1820/head.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CHX – 290KGS – €1010;
  • CH – 315KGS – €970;
  • SM – 415KGS – €1250;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1670;
  • LM – 350KGS – €1250;
  • SI – 300KGS – €1180;
  • CH – 325KGS – €1160.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CHX – 285KGS – €1110;
  • SAX – 285KGS – €1050;
  • SAX – 230KGS – €940;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1220;
  • CH – 375KGS – €1220;
  • LM – 430KGS – €1260;
  • LM – 360KGS – €1120;
  • SAX – 300KGS – €1050.

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, May 26th, 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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