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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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Bullock numbers well back at Carnew Mart

Just over 500 lots were presented for sale at Carnew Mart on Saturday (October 31st), according to David Quinn.

The mart manager noted that heifer numbers held well, while bullock numbers were “well back” on previous weeks.

“There was a large number of buyers for all classes with prices extremely strong for beef and quality store cattle. 60 calves met a flying trade with demand outstripping supply.”

Heifers:
  • 1 LM – 646kg – €1510;
  • 2 LM – 556kg – €1260;
  • 2 LM – 520kg – €1220;
  • 2 LM – 465kg – €1040;
  • 3 AA – 331kg – €600;
  • 2 LM – 384kg – €830;
  • 2 LM – 382kg – €840;
  • 4 LM – 460kg – €950;
  • 2 CH – 500kg – €1055;
  • 3 CH – 290kg – €690;
  • 4 CH – 524kg – €1140;
  • 3 CH – 440kg – €920;
  • 6 – CH 390kg – €860.
Bullocks:
  • 2 LM – 724kg – €580;
  • 2 AA – 506kg – €1090;
  • 2 LM – 600kg – €1320;
  • 2 CH – 480kg – €1060;
  • 2 AA – 502kg – €1110;
  • 5 FR – 476kg – €750;
  • 2 LM – 590kg – €1240;
  • 2 LM – 426kg – €890;
  • 5 FR – 490kg – €770;
  • 2 AA – 530kg – €1160;
  • 2 AA – 307kg – €600;
  • 5 FR – 522kg – €800;
  • 2 AA – 38/8kg – €670;
  • 2 FR – 398kg – €640.
Calves:
  • FR bulls – €80 – €170;
  • Continental bulls -€220 – €410;
  • Continental heifers – €140 – €360;
  • AA/HD bulls – €180 – €305;
  • AA/HD heifers – €110 – €240.
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