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Friesian calves sell from €20 to €175 at Carnew Mart

Carnew Mart – Sale of dry cows, sucklers and calves – 12-02-2021 and 13-02-2021

Some 50 sucklers and a further 150 cull cows turned out for Carnew Mart on Friday, February 12th, 2021, according to David Quinn.

The mart manager noted that entries met with a “very good” selling trade with a full clearance recorded.

Cows with calves at foot reached €2,080 per unit, while top quality dry cows sold for up to €2.18/kg.

Carnew Mart 12-02-2021
Dry cows:
  • LM – 706KG – €1,250;
  • 2 FR – 640KG – €480;
  • BA – 862KG – €1,760;
  • BA – 752KG – €1,640;
  • LM – 750KG – €1,400;
  • 2 FR – 528KG – €650;
  • FR – 878KG – €860;
  • 2 FR – 496KG – €550;
  • HE – 694KG – €1,100;
  • 2 FR – 506KG – €580;
  • FR – 790KG – €1040;
  • 2 FR – 674KG – €860;
  • FR – 878KG – €1160;
  • FR – 562KG – €710;
  • 2 FR – 608KG – €760.
Other categories:
  • Cows & calves at foot – €1430 to €2080;
  • In-calf sucklers – €1100 to €1560

Calf Sale – February 13th, 2021

Just over 200 calves were on offer on Friday, February 13th, according to a spokesperson.

  • Light Friesian bulls – €20 to €85;
  • Store Friesian bulls – €90 to €175;
  • Continental bulls – €260 to €510;
  • Continental heifers – €150 to €385;
  • HE/AA bulls – €130 to €360;
  • HE/AA heifers – €110 to €290.
Sale days:
    • Thursday Ring 1– Sheep sale commencing at 10:00am ringside and online.
    • Friday Ring 1– Dry cows commencing at 4.00pm
    • Saturday Ring 1– Dry cow commencing at 9.30am, Cattle Sale 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
  • For more information on Carnew Mart, see here.

View other mart reports here.

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