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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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Bullocks to €2,300 and cull cows to €2,090 at Tuam

Tuam Mart – Cattle Prices -04-04-2022

According to Marion Devane, manager of Tuam Mart, a “fierce” trade prevailed for cattle at its most recent sale on Tuesday, April 4th, 2022.

She reported that cull cows sold to €2,090, while heifers topped out at €1,800 and bullocks peaked at €2,300.

Meanwhile, in the weanling rings, bulls made to €1,180 and heifers fetched up to €1,100.

Tuam Mart 04-04-2022:

Heifer prices:

  • 395 kg CHX by a Lavally farmer made €900 (€2.28/kg);
  • 375 kg LMX by a Knocknagur farmer made €950 (€2.53/kg);
  • 395 kg CHX by a Kilconly farmer made €1050 (€2.66/kg);
  • 390 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer made €1170 (€3.00/kg);
  • 485 kg LMX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1310 (€2.70/kg);
  • 475 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1350 (€2.84/kg);
  • 470 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1370 (€2.90/kg);
  • 565 kg LMX by a Brierfield farmer made €1650 (€2.92/kg);
  • 595 kg BBX by a Dunmore farmer made €1770 (€2.97/kg);
  • 655 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1800 (€2.75/kg);
  • 605 kg LMX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1770 (€2.93/kg).
Bullock prices:
  • 5 HEX 429 kg by a Claregalway farmer made €1200 (€2.80/kg);
  • 420 kg CHX by a Kilconly farmer made €1130 (€1130/kg);
  • 415 kg CHX by a Kilconly farmer made €1240 (€2.99/kg);
  • 500 kg CHX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1470 (€2.94/kg);
  • 540 kg CHX by a Moylough farmer made €1580 (€2.93/kg);
  • 665 kg LM by a Dunmore farmer made €1940 (€2.96/kg);
  • 675 kg AAX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1960 (€2.90/kg);
  • 800 kg CHX by a Currandulla farmer made €2300 (€2.88/kg).
Cull cow prices:
  • 670 kg CHX by a Dangan farmer made €1540 (€2.30/kg);
  • 735 kg CHX by a Moylough farmer made €2000 (€2.72/kg);
  • 795 kg SIX by a Headford farmer made €2080 (€2.62/kg);
  • 675 kg CHX by a Dangan farmer made €1680 (€2.49/kg);
  • 720 kg LMX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €1950 (€2.71/kg);
  • 650 kg LMX by a Milltown farmer made €1530 (€2.30/kg);
  • 770 kg LMX by a Headford farmer made €2090 (€2.71/kg).

Weanling bull prices:

  • 360 kg LMX by a Cummer farmer made €1040 (€2.89/kg);
  • 335 kg LMX by a Moyne farmer made €1000 (€2.99/kg);
  • 345 kg BBX by a Castlecoote farmer made €1030 (€2.99/kg);
  • 325 kg BAX by a Corofin farmer made €1050 (€3.23/kg);
  • 360 kg LMX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €1060 (€2.94/kg);
  • A Pair 400 kg CHX by a Milltown farmer made €1180 (€2.95/kg).

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 275 kg CHX by a Barnaderg farmer made €820 (€2.98/kg);
  • 355 kg BBX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1030 (€2.90/kg);
  • 255 kg BBX by a Tuam farmer made €800 (€3.14/kg);
  • 310 kg BBX by a Claregalway farmer made €1100 (€3.55/kg);
  • 380 kg LMX by a Barnderg farmer made €1100 (€2.89/kg);
  • 340 kg CHX by a Milltown farmer made €970 (€2.85/kg);
  • 300 kg CHX by a Claremorris farmer made €870 (€2.90/kg);
  • 340 kg CHX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1020 (€3.00/kg).
Last week’s cattle sales:
Mart information:
  • Address: Church View, Corralea West, Tuam
  • County: Galway
  • Phone: 093-24353

Upcoming sales at Tuam Mart:

  • Cattle sales every Monday;
  • Sheep sales every Tuesday. Intake from 12 pm to 3 pm. Breeding ewes and hogget at 4:30 pm in ring 1 and lamb sale on the plank at 5 pm.

Upcoming sales at Tuam Mart:

  • Monday, April 11th: General cattle at 11am. Ring 1: Cows, heifers, weanling heifers, bullocks, weanling bulls;
  • Monday, April 18th: Bank Holiday Sale at 11 a.m. DAY SALE. Ring 1: cows, heifers, weanling heifers, bullocks, weanling bulls;
  • April 25th, 2022: Bank Holiday Sale at 11 a.m. Ring 1: cows, heifers, weanling heifers, bullocks, weanling bulls;
  • Saturday 30th: Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls: Ring 1 – Irish Charolais Cattle Society.

Further reading:

To include your reports, email – catherina@thatsfarming.com

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