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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Carnew: Cattle up €20-€30/hd with tops of €2,620

Carnew Mart – Cattle Prices – 14-01-2023

According to David Quinn, heavy and beef cattle were up by €20-€30/head at Carnew Mart on Saturday, January 14th, 2023.

The mart manager reported that a “very large” entry – circa 1,250 lots – came under the hammer at its most recent cattle sale.

He remarked that cull cows sold to €2,620, while bullocks peaked at €2,510 and heifers soared to €2,110.

Carnew Mart 14-01-2023

Cull cows:

  • Heavy continental cows – €1750-€2620;
  • Continental store cows – €1150-€1900;
  • Heavy FR cows – €1420-€1910;
  • Store FR cows – €620-€1220.

Prices:

  • CH – 892kg at €2620;
  • LM – 850kg at €2440;
  • LM – 862kg at €2390;
  • LM – 876kg at €2220;
  • LM – 766kg at €2040.

Bullocks:

  • Continental beef/forward €1650-€2510;
  • Continental store €970-€1710;
  • Heavy AA/HE – €1450-€2180;
  • Store AA/HE – €850-€1530;
  • Light FR – €580-€1110;
  • Heavy FR – €1250-€1840.
  • CHX – 836kg at €2510;
  • LM – 772kg at €2460;
  • LMX – 782kg at €2420;
  • CHX – 692kg at €2260;
  • 3 AA – 545kg at €1450;
  • 6 FR – 545kg at €1210.

Heifers:

  • Continental beef/forward – €1650-€2110;
  • Continental stores – €850-€1710;
  • Heavy AA/HE- €1250-€1680;
  • Store AA/HE – €680-€1310.

Prices:

  • CHX – 708kg at €2110;
  • CHX – 700kg at €2030;
  • LM – 684kg at €1970;
  • 7 AA – 633kg at €1690;
  • 4 HEX – 497kg at €1340.

Bull prices:

  • 3 BAX – 388kg at €1090;
  • 1 PT – 320 at €850.

Suckler prices:

  • In-calf sucklers – €950- €2220
  • Cows with calves at foot – €1420- €2340
Opening sale of 2023

According to David Quinn, some 750 cattle and 100 calves crossed the scales at Carnew Mart’s opening cattle sale of 2023 on Saturday, January 7th.

According to the mart manager, an “excellent” trade prevailed for all classes and prices were up by €50/€70/head on pre-Christmas levels.

Prices reached €2,400 in the bullock ring, €2,180 in the heifer category, €2,380 in the cull cow ring and bulls soared to €1,600.

Read more on this mart report.

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
  • View other mart reports

To feature your reports, contact Catherina Cunnane, email – [email protected]

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