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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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Castlerea: Prices to €2,410 as trade holds ‘despite talk of price slippages’

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 23-06-2022

According to Brendan Egan, almost 500 lots came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, June 23rd, 2022.

The mart manager reported that “trade held despite talk of price slippages”, with tops of €2,360 in the bullock ring, €2,290 in the heifers and €2,260 for a cull cow.

According to Egan, breeding stock topped out at €2,410 – a price that was recorded for a Belgian-Blue-cross cow and her Simmental bull calf at foot with a good clearance taking place.

Castlerea Mart 23-06-2022

Dry cow prices:
  • AAX – 795KGS – €2260;
  • GA – 810KGS- €2240;
  • LM – 745KGS – €2080;
  • AA – 730KGS – €2080;
  • LM – 640KGS – €2060;
  • AA – 860KGS – €1980;
  • LM – 485KGS – €1130;
  • HE – 725KGS – €1920.
Bullock prices:
  • CH – 425KGS – €1550;
  • CH – 490KGS – €1510;
  • LMX – 455KGS – €1430;
  • CH – 525KGS – €1610;
  • LM – 505KGS – €1540;
  • LM – 510KGS – €1470;
  • LM – 560KGS – €1660;
  • LMX – 610KGS – €1800;
  • LM – 680KGS – €1800;
  • LMX – 610KGS – €2060;
  • CH – 760KGS – €2360;
  • CH – 715KGS – €2000.
Heifer prices:
  • LMX – 420KGS – €1220;
  • 1 LM – 425KGS – €1140;
  • LM – 495KGS – €1800;
  • LM – 485KGS – €1670;
  • 1 LM – 600KGS – €2290;
  • CH – 665KGS – €2090;
  • LM – 585KGS – €2030;
  • LM – 535KGS – €1890;
  • CH – 605KGS – €1730.

Suckler pairs, springers, calves, and runners

  • Young calves made from €30 to €220;
  • Runners fetched from €170 to €840;
  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1360 to €2410;
  • Springers made up to €1240.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 255KGS – €800;
  • LM – 255KGS – €790;
  • CH – 330KGS – €880;
  • CH – 300KGS – €790;
  • LM – 355KGS – €940;
  • LMX – 240KGS – €600.
Weanling bull prices:
  • LMX – 280KGS – €860;
  • CH – 260KGS – €840;
  • BBX – 445KGS – €1430;
  • LM – 445KGS – €1350;
  • LM – 410KGS – €1270;
  • LM – 240KGS – €670.

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 30th, 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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