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Cull cows to €2,200 and heifers to €1,930 in ‘strong’ trade at Tuam

Tuam Mart – Cattle Prices – 21-03-2022

According to Marion Devane, cattle continued to meet with a “strong trade” at Tuam Mart’s most recent sale on Monday, March 21st, 2022 (21-03-2022).

The mart manager reported that cull cows sold to €2,200, while heifers hit €1,930 and bullocks peaked at €1,740.

Tuam Mart 21-03-2022

Bullock prices:
  • 460 kg CHX by a Ballaghaderreen farmer made €1360 (€2.96/kg);
  • A pair 447 kg HEX by a Kilkerrin farmer made €1140 (€2.55/kg);
  • 445 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1260 (€2.83/kg);
  • 495 kg CHX by an Abbeyknockmoy farmer made €1530 (€3.09/kg);
  • A pair 515 kg HEX by a Milltown farmer made €1470 (€2.85/kg);
  • 520 kg LMX by a Belclare farmer made €1540 (€2.96/kg);
  • 3 CHX 556 kg by an Abbeyknockmoy farmer made €1640 (€2.95/kg);
  • 555 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €1580 (€2.85/kg);
  • 615 kg LMX by a Belclare farmer made €1740 (€2.83/kg);
  • 610 kg CHX by an Abbeyknockmoy farmer made €1700 (€2.79/kg).
Heifer prices:
  • 375 kg CHX by a Shrule farmer made €1120 (€2.99/kg);
  • 440 kg LMX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1220 (€2.77/kg);
  • 555 kg AAX by a Monivea farmer made €1620 (€2.92/kg);
  • 590 kg LMX by a Sylane farmer made €1600 (€2.71/kg);
  • 540 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €1550 (€2.87/kg);
  • 660 kg LMX by an Athenry farmer made €1930 (€2.92/kg);
  • 635 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €1780 (€2.80/kg).
Cull cow prices:
  • 605 kg LM by a Dunmore farmer made €1580 (€2.61/kg);
  • 710 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1770 (€2.49/kg);
  • 670 kg LM by a Barnaderg farmer made €1690 (€2.52/kg);
  • 785 kg CHX by a Cummer farmer made €1840 (€2.34/kg);
  • 675 kg AAX by a  Ballinasloe farmer made €1530 (€2.27/kg);
  • 790 kg LM by a Ballyglunin farmer made €2200 (€2.78/kg);
  • 500 kg LMX by a Sylane farmer made €1140 (€2.8/kg).
Weanling prices:

According to Devane, Monday saw a “good” turnout for its fortnightly weanling sale.

She noted that “strong” farmer demand was “evidently clear” both online and at the ringside.

Weanling bull prices:
  • 395 kg BBX by an Abbeyknockmoy farmer made €1320 (€3.34/kg);
  • 395 kg CH by a Ballinasloe farmer made €1110 (€2.81/kg);
  • A pair 242 kg LMX by a Claregalway farmer made €780 (€3.22/kg);
  • 315 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €900 (€2.86/kg);
  • 330 kg BBX by a Lissaleen farmer made €1000 (€3.03/kg);
  • 320 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer made €970 (€3.03/kg);
  • 355 kg CHX by a Shrule farmer made €1090 (€3.07/kg);
  • 305 kg LMX by a Headford farmer made €970 (€3.18/kg);
  • A pair: 365kg PTX by a Clogherboy farmer made €1130 (€3.10/kg).
Weanling heifer prices:
  • 375 kg CHX by a Shrule farmer made €1120 (€2.99/kg);
  • 440 kg LMX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1220 (€2.77/kg);
  • 555 kg AAX by a Monivea farmer made €1620 (€2.92/kg);
  • 590 kg LMX by a Sylane farmer made €1600 (€2.71/kg);
  • 540 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €1550 (€2.87/kg);
  • 660 kg LMX by an Athenry farmer made €1930 (€2.92/kg);
  • 635 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €1780 (€2.80/kg).

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.

Tuam Mart: Special sales:

  • Special sale of cull cows: March 28th, 2022;
  • Special sale of forward stores: April 4th, 2022 and special evening weanling sale at 5:30 pm.

Further reading:

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