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Breeding heifers to €4.45/kg at Carnew Mart

Carnew Mart – cattle prices – 03-07-2021

According to David Quinn, factory, feedlot and northern agents, wholesalers, and farmers drove the trade at Carnew Mart on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021.

He reported that a “top-class” trade for over 1,300 cattle and some 145 calves led to a 100% clearance.

“6 cows broke the €2,000 mark.18 cows sold for over €1900 and 60 cows sold for over €2/kg.”

Carnew Mart 03-07-2021:

Cull cow prices:
  • 840kg – PTX – €1990;
  • 706kg – PTX – €1740;
  • 700kg – LMX – €1760;
  • 682kg – LM – €1590;
  • 838kg – CH – €1910;
  • 840kg – PTX – €2010;
  • 716kg – BBX – €1970;
  • 780kg – BB – €2290.
According to Quinn 300 lots of heifers were on offer:
  • 522KG – LMX – €1860 – €3.52/KG;
  • 404KG – LMX €1800 – €4.45/KG [main image].
Beef and forward heifer prices: 
  • 740KG – LMX – €1860 – €2.51/KG;
  • 616KG – CHX – €1560 – €2.73/KG;
  • 570KG – CH – €1560 – €2.73/KG;
  • 656KG – AA – €1560 – €2.38/KG;
  • 610KG – LM – €1660 – €2.72/KG.
Store heifer prices:
  • 516KG – LMX – €1280 – €2.48/KG;
  • 313KG – CHX – €820 – €2.62/KG;
  • 500KG – LM – €1270 – €2.53/KG;
  • 5 AAX – 490KG – €1220 – €2.50/KG;
  • 412KG – SAX – €1100 – €2.67/KG;
  • 490KG – CHX – €1280 – €2.69/KG;
  • 358KG – LMX – €1000 – €2.79/KG.
Bullock prices: 
  • 660KG – 6 LM – €1750 – €2.65/KG;
  • 630KG – 2 CH – €1600 – €2.54/KG
  • 600KG – 4 SI – €1400 – €2.33/KG;
  • 812 KG – LM – €2120 – €2.61/KG;
  • 702KG – LM – €1750 – €2.50/KG;
  • 730KG – LM – €1970 – €2.70/KG;
  • 676KG – SI – €1770 – €2.62/KG;
  • 736KG – LM – €1860 – €2.53/KG.
Store bullock prices: 
  • 440kg – 2 CH – €1320 – €3/KG;
  • 490kg – 2 CH – €1290 – €2.63/KG;
  • 488kg – 1 CH – €1270 – €2.60/KG;
  • 329kg – 2 BBX off Friesian cow – €840 -€2.55/KG;
  • 580kg – 2 HEX – €1490 – €2.48/KG;
  • 560kg – 3 FR – €1110 – €1.98/KG;
  • 45 LMX and AAX bullocks from 1 farmer all off Friesian cows sold for an average €2.30/kg.
Bulls from 2.40/kg to 2.83/kg:
  • 310KG – CH – €830 – €2.68/KG;
  • 444KG – PT €1200 – €2.70/KG;
  • 400kG – CH – €1130 – €2.83/KG;
  • 600kG – LM – €1500 – €2.50/KG;
  • 474Kg – SI – €1220 – €2.57/KG;
  • 426KG – SI – €1170 – €2.75/KG.
Sale days:
    • Thursday Ring 1– Sheep sale commencing at 10:00am ringside and online.
    • Friday Ring 1– Dry cows commencing at 4.00pm – depending on time of year
    • Saturday Ring 1– Dry cows commencing at 9.30am. Other categories commencing at 10.30am ringside and online.
    • Saturday Ring 2– Calf sale commencing at 11.00am ringside and online
Mart day information: 

Cattle may be pre-entered by contacting the office on the week prior to sale day or you can enter by using the mart’s online entry system on its website.

  • Cattle taken in from 7.00am
  • Calf collection service available
  • If you have any queries, contact the office: 34 Main Street, Carnew, Co. Wicklow: Tel: 053 94 26234 or Mob: 087 7469999

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