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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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Heavy beef cows to €2,190 in ‘strong’ trade at Tuam Mart

Tuam Mart Report – Cattle Prices – 25-04-2022

According to Marion Devane, a “brisk” trade prevailed for cattle at Tuam Mart on 25-04-2022.

The mart manager reported that a “strong” trade persisted for cows, with a “hype” of both online and ringside activity, in particular, for heavy beef cows.

At Monday’s sale, cull cows sold for up to €2,190, while bullocks topped out at €1,720, heifers hit €1,850, weanling heifers climbed to €1,040 and weanling bulls soared to €900.

Tuam Mart 25-04-2022: Cull cow prices

  • 755 kg AAX by an Abbeyknockmoy farmer made €2140 (€2.76/kg);
  • 620 kg LMX by a Ballyhaunis farmer made €1570 (€2.53/kg);
  • 810 kg CH by a Lavally farmer made €2190 (€2.69/kg);
  • 810 kg BAX by a Cummer farmer made €2190 (€2.70/kg);
  • 540 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1490 (€2.76/kg).

Bullock prices:

  • 375 kg LMX by a Woodquay farmer made €1070 (€2.85/kg);
  • A pair 452 kg AAX by a Kilconly farmer made €1270 (€2.81/kg);
  • A pair 487 kg AAX by a Brownsgrove farmer made €1290 (€2.65/kg);
  • 505 kg LMX by a Sylane farmer made €1400 (€2.77/kg);
  • 545 kg LMX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €1610 (€2.95/kg);
  • 565 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1650 (€2.92/kg);
  • A pair 600 kg CHX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €1720 (€2.87/kg).

Heifer prices:

  • 365 kg CHX by a Belclare farmer made €1120 (€3.07/kg);
  • 390 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1120 (€2.87/kg);
  • 450 kg CHX by a Belclare farmer made €1360 (€3.02/kg);
  • A pair 460 kg AAX by a Glan farmer made €1260 (€2.74/kg);
  • 445 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer made €1260 (€2.83/kg);
  • 530 kg CHX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1520 (€2.87/kg);
  • 610 kg SIX by a Dunmore farmer made €1590 (€2.61/kg);
  • 680 kg AAX by a Sylane farmer made €1850 (€2.72/kg).
Weanling bull prices:
  • 325 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €940 (€2.89/kg);
  • 300 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €840 (€2.80/kg);
  • 275 kg LMX by a Milltown farmer made €810 (€2.95/kg);
  • 315 kg LMX by a Lavally Farmer made €900 (€2.86/kg);
  • 300 kg LMX by a Jackson farmer made €900 (€3.00/kg);
  • 235 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €770 (€3.28/kg).

 Weanling heifer prices:

  • 335 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €970 (€2.90/kg);
  • 350 kg CHX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1040 (€2.97/kg);
  • 305 kg LMX by a Barnaderg farmer made €980 (€3.21/kg);
  • 235 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €690 (€2.94/kg).

Last week’s cattle sales:

Mart information:
  • Address: Church View, Corralea West, Tuam
  • County: Galway
  • Phone: 093-24353
Cattle and sheep sales: 
  • 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:

  • Saturday 30th: Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls: Ring 1 – Irish Charolais Cattle Society;
  • Monday, May 2nd, 2022: Special bank holiday cattle sale.
    Further reading:
  • Monday, May 16th: General cattle sale and special sale of autumn born weanlings.
  • Read more mart reports.

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

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