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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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Prices from €75 to €2,860 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart Report – Cattle Prices – 02-06-2022

According to Brendan Egan, “good numbers” of stock came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, June 2nd, 2022.

The mart manager reported that bullocks changed hands for up to €2,350, while the heifer ring saw prices peak at €2,300, and prices hit €2,300 in the cull cow ring.

Meanwhile, he reported that teams reached €2,860, a price the mart recorded for a Simmental cow and her Limousin heifer calf at foot, while springers sold for up to €1810.

Furthermore, the calf trade witnessed “excellent” demand, with lots from €75 to €550.

The weanling rings witnessed bulls peak at €3.65/kg, while weanling heifers topped out at €1350 for a 325kg (€4.15/kg) Limousin entry.

Castlerea Mart 02-06-2022  

Heifer prices:

  • LMX – 420KGS – €1260;
  • 1 LM – 390KGS – €1180;
  • LM – 465KGS – €1780;
  • 1 LMX – 485KGS – €1660;
  • AA – 460KGS – €1420;
  • CH – 800KGS – €2300;
  • LM – 670KGS – €2230;
  • LM – 530KGS – €1890.

Bullock prices:

  • CHX – 470KGS – €1500;
  • CH – 465KGS – €1470;
  • AA – 435KGS – €1380;
  • CH – 520KGS – €1700;
  • LM – 515KGS – €1490;
  • AA – 525KGS – €1430;
  • LM – 580KGS – €1880;
  • AA – 598KGS – €1800;
  • LM – 615KGS – €1800;
  • LM – 745KGS – €2350;
  • CH – 610KGS – €1770.

Dry cow prices:

  • AA – 815KGS – €2300;
  • CH – 770KGS – €2250;
  • SIM – 770KGS – €2240;
  • AUX – 755KGS – €2190;
  • AA – 775KGS – €2130;
  • HEX – 480KGS – €940;
  • LM – 490KGS – €950.

Suckler pairs, springers and calves

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1410 to €2860/unit;
  • Springers fetched from €1220 to €1810;
  • Calves changed hands from €70 to €550 for continental lots;
  • Runners ranged from €170 to €800

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 270KGS – €900;
  • LM – 260KGS – €840;
  • AA – 275KGS – €750;
  • CH – 385KGS – €1200;
  • BB – 425KGS – €1240;
  • CH – 305KGS – €950;
  • AA – 315KGS – €1040.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 260KGS – €1040;
  • CH – 285KGS – €960;
  • CH – 260KGS – €870;
  • LM – 240KGS – €810;
  • 1 LM – 380KGS – €1380;
  • LM – 325KGS – €1350;
  • CH – 305KGS – €1090;
  • CH – 415KGS – €1210.

Report

Read a report from last week’s cattle sale

Castlerea Mart information

  • Address: Castlerea Co-operative Livestock Mart, 1 Main St, Demesne, Castlerea, Co. Mayo
  • Contact details: Phone the mart office on (094) 962 0300

Upcoming sales: 

  • Thursday, June 9th, 2022: Weekly sale of bullocks, cull cows, heifers, sucklers, calves, runners, and weanlings, Sale commences at 11am.

More mart reports

Read more mart reports – cattle and sheep sales – on That’s Farming

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