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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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Prices to €2,270 at Castlerea with farmers active

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 06-10-2022

According to Brendan Egan, a “good entry of stock met with a steady trade” at Castlerea Mart’s annual show and sale of Aberdeen Angus heifers on Thursday, October 6th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that stores were in demand, while heavier lots peaked at €1,930.

The weanling rings reported “good” clearances also, with bulls to €3.64/kg and heifer weanlings to €3.84/kg.

Meanwhile, breeding stock and runners witnessed “strong” farmer activity, while dry cows soared to €2,270.

Castlerea Mart 06-10-2022

Aberdeen Angus heifers:

  • 585kgs – €1440;
  • 555kgs – €1380;
  • 530kgs – €1390;
  • 520kgs – €1330;
  • 525kgs – €1240;
  • 535kgs – €1370.

Commercial heifers:

  • CH – 390KGS – €1180;
  • LM – 490KGS – €1550;
  • LM – 475KGS – €1460;
  • AA – 750KGS – €1930;
  • CH – 610KGS – €1740;
  • CH – 545KGS – €1680.

Suckler pairs, springers, and runners:

  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1450 to €1580;
  • Springers fetched from €900 to €1700;
  • Runners changed hands from €270 to €1000 for continental lots.

Dry cow prices:

  • CH – 875KGS – €2270;
  • SIM – 825KGS – €2070;
  • LM – 805KGS – €2070;
  • AAX – 780KGS – €1950;
  • HEX – 735KGS – €1760;
  • CH – 810KGS – €2050;
  • LM – 575KGS – €1250;
  • HEX – 615KGS – €1170;
  • HEX – 775KGS – €1750

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 295KGS – €1050;
  • LM – 260KGS – €1000;
  • CH – 275KGS – €980;
  • CH – 230KGS – €850;
  • LM – 220KGS – €700;
  • AA – 230KGS – €640;
  • CH – 410KGS – €1120;
  • LM -335KGS – €940.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CH – 280KGS – €1020;
  • LM – 285KGS – €990;
  • CH – 275KGS – €970;
  • LM – 265KGS – €960;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1480;
  • CH – 350KGS – €1200;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1220;
  • CH – 370KGS – €1270.

Bullock prices on 03-10-2022

According to Egan, 300 bullocks crossed the scales on Monday, with demand “remaining very strong”, especially for top-quality lots with highs of €1950.

  • LM – 480KGS – €1500;
  • AA – 470KGS – €1480;
  • AA – 475KGS – €1480;
  • LM – 440KGS – €1400;
  • AA – 515KGS – €1590;
  • AA – 530KGS – €1580;
  • AA – 550KGS – €1660;
  • AA – 615KGS – €1640;
  • CH – 775KGS – €1950;
  • CH – 675KGS – €1900;
  • CH – 665KGS – €1700.

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: 

  • Saturday, October 8th – Weanling sale
  • Monday, October 10th, 2022: Bullock sale
  • Thursday, October 13th, 2022: Weekly sale. Sale commences at 11am.

More mart reports

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

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