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Bullocks to €2,520 and cull cows to €2,350 in ‘superb’ trade at Tuam

Tuam Mart – Cattle Prices – 22-08-2022

According to Marion Devane, a “superb trade prevailed across the board” at Tuam Mart’s most recent cattle sale on Monday, August 22nd, 2022.

The mart manager reported that cull cows soared to €2,350, while prices reached €2,520 in the bullock ring, and heifers topped out at €1,940. In the weanling rings, heifers fetched up to €1,400, and bulls peaked at €1,400.

Tuam Mart 22-08-2022:

Bullock prices:

  • A pair 397 kg LMX by a Clonberne farmer made €1280 (€3.22/kg);
  • 455 kg LMX by a Ballinalsoe farmer made €1370 (€3.01/kg);
  • A pair 502 kg AAX by a Clonberne farmer made €1430 (€2.85/kg);
  • 550 kg SIX by a Moylough famer made €1480 (€2.69/kg);
  • A pair 577 kg SIX by a Moylough farmer made €1680 (€2.91/kg);
  • 595 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1750 (€2.94/kg);
  • 795 kg CHX by a Claretuam farmer made €2340 (€2.94/kg);
  • 750 kg CHX by a Claretuam farmer made €2190 (€2.92/kg);
  • 945 kg HEX by a Tuam farmer made €2520 (€2.67/kg).

Heifer prices:

  • 410 kg LMX by a Belclare farmer made €1300 (€3.17/kg);
  • 425 kg CHX by a Milltown farmer made €1310 (€3.08/kg);
  • 465 kg CHX by a Belclare farmer made €1300 (€2.80/kg);
  • 550 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1520 (€2.76/kg);
  • 560 kg LMX by an Irishtown farmer made €1800 (€3.21/kg);
  • 570 kg LMX by an Irishtown farmer made €1940 (€3.40/kg);.
  • 605 kg AAX by a Brownsgrove farmer made €1770 (€2.93/kg).

Cull cow prices:

  • 860 kg CHX by a Gardenfield farmer made €2350 (€2.73/kg)
  • 690 kg LM by a Barnaderg farmer made €1910 (€2.77/kg)
  • 840 kg CHX by an Abbeyknockmoy farmer made €2290 (€2.73/kg)
  • 715 kg LMX by a Belclare farmer made €1940 (€2.71/kg)
  • 815 kg LMX by a Belclare farmer made €2160 (€2.65/kg)
  • 665 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1800 (€2.71/kg)
Weanling bull prices:
  • 335 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €1040 (€3.10/kg);
  • 330 kg BBX by a Dunmore farmer made €1200 (€3.64/kg);
  • 355 kg CHX by a Lavally farmer made €1050 (€2.96/kg);
  • 360 kg CHX by a Bullaun farmer made €1350 (€3.75/kg);
  • 395 kg BBX by a Lissaleen farmer made €1230 (€3.11/kg);
  • 370 kg LMX by a Lisaleen farmer made €1110 (€3.00/kg);
  • 410 kg LMX by a Westport farmer made €1400 (€3.41/kg).

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 285 kg CHX by a Lavally farmer made €860 (€3.02/kg);
  • 305 kg CHX by a Cumme farmer made €900 (€2.95/kg);
  • 330 kg LMX by a Lavally farmer made €970 (€2.94/kg);
  • 305 kg CHX by a Lavally farmer made €950 (€3.11/kg);
  • 370 kg LMX by a Shrule farmer made €1240 (€3.35/kg);
  • 390 kg BBX by an Irishtown farmer made €1400 (€3.58/kg).

How did prices compare to last week’s?

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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