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‘Many heavy cattle, between 700-800kgs, made €1,000 plus over the kg’

Carnew Mart – cattle prices – 16-10-2021

According to David Quinn, some 1,285 cattle and 120 calves and runners were on offer at Carnew Mart on Saturday, October 16th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that cattle met a “very lively” trade throughout both from ringside and online buyers.

“Store cattle met a very strong trade from farmers and agents. Many heavy cattle, between 700-800kgs, made €1,000 plus over the kg,” Quinn said.

Carnew Mart 16-10-2021 

Heifer prices:
  • LM 548kg at €1290;
  • Roan 618kg at €1730;
  • CH 652kg at €1600;
  • LM 666kg at €1640;
  • LM 426kg at €1070;
  • CH 424kg at €1070;
  • CH 726kg at €1760.
Bullock prices:
  • CH 612kg at €1540;
  • LM 800kg at €1930;
  • CH 760kg at €1800;
  • LM 806kg at €1890;
  • LM 460kg at €1240;
  • CH 572kg at €1400;
  • LM 504kg at €1260.
Calf prices:
  • Hereford/Angus bulls: €275-€350;
  • Continental bulls: €350-€500;
  • FR bulls: €85-€200.
Carnew Mart 15-10-2021

Quinn reported that just under 180 cows, 40 sucklers and 90 dairy stock were on offer at the mart on Friday, October 15th.

He reported that a “strong” trade throughout resulted in a full clearance in the dry cow ring. Meanwhile, a clearance sale of cows with calves at foot sold from €1,100-€1,830.

Cull cow prices:
  • 1 PT 736kg at €1630;
  • BA 750kg at €1650;
  • LM 780kg at €1670;
  • 1 LM 804kg at €1700;
  • LM 764kg at €1580;
  • 1 LM 734kg at €1520;
  • BB 746kg at €1540.
Dairy sale:
  • Freshly-calved heifers – €1500 – €1900
  • Sale special of heifers due in February 2022: Stockbull-bred heifers: €1350 – €1500;
  • AI-bred heifers sold from €1400 to €1800;
  • Bullers: €600-€800;
  • Calves: €250 – €400.

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.

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