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Bullocks ‘on fire’ up €50-60/hd at Carnew

Carnew Mart report – cattle prices – 04-09-2021

According to David Quinn, some 870 cattle, along with 90 calves, were on offer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, September 4th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that all stock met a “very lively trade throughout”.

“Strong cattle were very much in demand and were up €40-60 on the previous week. Coloured cows sold very well with most continental cows selling for over €2/kg and up to €2.45.”

Carnew Mart 04-08-2021

Cull cows:
  • 850KG – LM – €2070;
  • 634KG – LM – €1480;
  • 760KG – LM – €1780;
  • 730KG – LM – €1730;
  • 786KG – LM – €1840;
  • 750KG – FR – €1340;
  • 660KG – FR – €1140.
Bullocks:

Furthermore, Quinn reported that bullocks “were on fire” with prices up €50-60 on the previous week.

  • 3 730KG – AA – €1700;
  • 720KG – CH – €1860;
  • 670KG – SIM – €1660;
  • 616KG – LM – €1590;
  • 776KG – CH – €1880;
  • 738KG – LM – €1830;
  • 702KG – LM – €1690;
  • 514KG – CH – €1300;
  • 590KG – AA – €1440;
  • 506KG – LM – €1300;
  • 497KG – LM – €1330;
  • 370KG – CH – €970.
Friesian bullocks:
  • 7 525kg – €1060;
  • 4 590kg – €1280;
  • 4 522kg – €1100;
  • 5 500kg – €1040.
Bulls:

Quinn reported that bulls were “a very lively trade” with farmers “very active” for lighter entries, while feeders were in the market for “any type of heavy bulls”.

Hereford-cross and Angus bulls between 480-520 KG sold from €2.10 to €2.20/kg.

  • 302KG – CH €820;
  • 386KG – CH – €990;
  • 344KG – CH – €940;
  • 282KG – CH – €730;
  • 612KG – CH – €1460;
  • 620KG – CH – €1450;
  • 586KG – CH – €1330;
  • 604KG CH – €1460.
Heifers:

Quinn reported that heifers “met a serious trade throughout with farmers and feeders very active for all classes”.

  • 540KG – LM – €2000;
  • 736KG – HEX – €1550;
  • 554KG – LM – €1300;
  • 570KG – LM – €1390;
  • 504KG – LM – €1300;
  • 528KG – LM – €1320;
  • 604KG – CH – €1500;
  • 640KG – CH – €1540;
  • 380KG – CH – €900;
  • 386KG – CH – €950;
  • 480KG – LM -€1190;
  • 490KG – LM – €1250.
Further reading:

Read a report (with prices) from the previous week’s cattle sale.

Carnew Mart information:
    • 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.

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

View other mart reports.

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