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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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Dry cows from €20-€1,990 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – cattle prices – 20-01-2022

According to Brendan Egan, larger numbers of stock went under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, January 20th, 2022.

The mart manager reported “excellent” demand for all categories of stock.

“The bullock ring, in particular, had a larger entry this week with quality stores making up to €2.88/kg. Heavier lots peaked at €2,200 for an 830 kilo Aberdeen-Angus.”

“The heifer ring reported a good clearance again this week, while the weanling rings, with an increased number on offer, saw bulls peak at €3.39/kg. Heifer weanlings saw prices peak at €3.95/kg.”

“Meanwhile, dry cows remain a fine trade with forward cows making up to €2.44/kg. Store cows, with bigger numbers on offer, witnessed price improvements.”

He reported that cows with calves at foot made from €1,760 to €1,820, while springers changed hands from €1,050 to €1,690.

Lastly, young calves ranged from €120 to €440 with runners from €300 to €760.

Castlerea Mart 20-02-2022:

Bullock prices:
  • CH – 495KGS – €1430;
  • LM – 455KGS – €1250;
  • AA – 490KGS – €1280;
  • AAX – 545KGS – €1410;
  • LM – 595KGS – €1510;
  • LM – 645KGS – €1640;
  • AA – 830KGS – €2200;
  • LM – 730KGS – €1870;
  • CH – 675KGS – €1670.
Heifer prices:
  • LM – 390KGS – €1060;
  • 1 LM – 360KGS – €1030;
  • LM – 460KGS – €1350;
  • 1 LM – 485KGS – €1280;
  • CH – 695KGS – €1690;
  • CH – 660KGS – €1680;
  • HE – 565KGS – €1460;
  • LM – 665KGS – €1660;
  • LM – 510KGS – €1360.
Dry cow prices:
  • CH – 935KGS – €1990;
  • HE – 850KGS – €1750;
  • LM – 700KGS – €1710;
  • HE – 760KGS – €1680;
  • SI – 740KGS – €1620;
  • FR – 565KGS – €1020;
  • FR – 685KGS – €1170;
  • CH – 610KGS – €1380;
  • DR – 390KGS – €20.
Suckler pairs, springers, calves, and runners:
  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1760 to €1820/unit;
  • Springers pushed from €1050 to €1690
  • Young calves ranged from €120 to €440;
  • Runners from €300 to €760 for continental-type lots.
Castlerea Mart 20-01-2022: Weanling bull prices:
  • BBX – 265KGS – €900;
  • CH – 295KGS – €860;
  • LM – 285KGS – €820;
  • CH – 385KGS – €1140;
  • 1 CH – 400KGS – €1150;
  • CH – 410KG – €1100;
  • SI – 430KGS – €1100.
Weanling heifer prices:
  • SIM – 295KGS – €950;
  • CH – 280KGS – €840;
  • CH – 270KGS – €820;
  • AA – 310KGS – €930;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1040;
  • CH – 370KGS – €910;
  • LM – 270KGS – €800;
  • CH – 270KGS – €850.
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, January 27th, 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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