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‘Lightning’ weanling trade and stores ‘tougher’ in Tuam

Tuam Mart – Cattle Prices – 19-08-2022

According to Marion Devane, there was a “tougher” trade for store cattle at Tuam Mart on Monday, September 19th, 2022.

The mart manager commented that the mart’s Charolais weanling show and sale saw a “lightning trade throughout the evening with buyers from far and near”.

Devane reported that trade “soared” for weanlings, with bulls to €4.24/kg and heifers to €4.18/kg in this ring.

Tuam Mart 19-08-2022:

Heifer prices:
  • 405 kg LMX by a Lavally farmer made €1100 (€2.72/kg);
  • A pair 535 kg LMX by a Newbridge farmer made €1320 (€2.47/kg);
  • 535 kg CHX by a Milltown farmer made €1380 (€2.58/kg);
  • 580 kg CHX by a Newbridge farmer made €1460 (€2.52/kg);
  • 600 kg BBX by a Ballinasloe farmer made €1480 (€2.47/kg);
  • 685 kg CH by a Shrule farmer made €1740 (€2.54/kg);
  • 730 kg CHX by a Shrule farmer made €1900 (€2.60/kg).
Cull cow prices:
  • 785 kg CHX by a Kilmaine farmer made €1880 (€2.39/kg);
  • 765 LMX by a Kilmaine farmer made €1880 (€2.46/kg);
  • 750 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer made €1840 (€2.45/kg);
  • 760 kg CHX by a Lavally farmer made €1900 (€2.50/kg);
  • 720 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1850 (€2.57/kg);
Bullock prices:
  • 440 kg LMX by a Belclare farmer made €1300 (€2.95/kg);
  • 435 kg AAX by a Dunmore farmer made €1110 (€2.55/kg);
  • 445 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1250 (€2.81/kg);
  • 530 kg LMX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1590 (€3.00/kg);
  • 520 kg AAX by a Dunmore farmer made €1350 (€2.60/kg);
  • 525 kg LMX by a Milltown farmer made €1420 (€2.70/kg);
  • 545 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1390 (€2.55/kg);
  • 665 kg LMX by a Cummer farmer made €1890 (€2.84/kg);
  • A pair 715 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €2090 (€2.92/kg);
  • 750 kg LMX by a Cummer farmer made €2260 (€3.01/kg).
Weanling bull prices:
  • A pair 252 kg CHX by a Cummer farmer made €950 (€2.72/kg);
  • 335 kg CHX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €1120 (€3.34/kg);
  • A group of three CHX 285 kg by a Brownsgrove farmer made €900(€3.16/kg);
  • 335 kg by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1160 (€3.46/kg);
  • A pair 397 kg CHX by a Castlegar farmer made €1540 (€3.88/kg);
  • 330 kg CHX by a Headford farmer made €1400 (€4.24/kg);
  • 345 kg CHX by a Belclare farmer made €1380 (€4.00/kg);
  • 400 kg CHX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1630 (€4.08/kg);
  • 415 kg CHX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1570 (€3.78/kg).
Weanling heifer prices:
  • 335 kg CHX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1400 (€4.18/kg);
  • 360 kg CHX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €1210 (€3.36/kg);
  • A pair 320 kg CHX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €1160 (€3.63/kg);
  • 370 kg CHX by a Clogherboy farmer made €1190 (€3.22/kg);
  • 405 kg CHX by a Cummer farmer made €1510 (€3.73/kg);
  • A pair 345 kg CHX by a Headford farmer made €1160 (€3.36/kg);
  • 365 kg CHX by a Headford farmer made €1200 (€1200/kg).

Prize winners include:

1: Mayo Health Care: Best Pair of Charolais Weanling Bulls

  • First place: Lot 644 Martin Wall, Castlegar, Galway
  • Second place: Lot 676 Patrick O’Brien, Culleen, Headford

2: St Jarlath Credit Union: Best Charolais Weanling Bull

  • First place: Lot 540 Michael Boyle, Tygreenan, Barnaderg
  • Second place: Lot 541 Michael Boyle, Tygreenan, Barnaderg

3: Mayo Health Care: Best Pair of Charolais Weanling Heifers

  • First place: Lot 901: Kevin Hession, Gortbeg, Ballyglunin
  • Second place: Lot 988: Jimmy Coen, Garra, Ballyglunin

4: AIB Cup: Best Charolais Weanling Heifer

  • First place: Lot 1040 Des Flanagan, Carras, Cloghanshill
  • Second place: Lot 1041 Des Flanagan, Carras, Cloghanshill

Last week’s cattle sale

Read a report.

Mart information:
  • Address: Church View, Corralea West, Tuam
  • County: Galway
  • Phone: 093-24353
  • 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.

Read more mart reports.

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