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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 €2,500 with ‘some fancy prices’ for quality lots at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 08-09-2022

According to Brendan Egan, cattle met with a steady trade at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, September 8th, 2022.

The mart’s manager reported that forward bullocks make up to €2,180, while heifers topped out at €1,850 and dry cows peaked at €2,490.

The mart manager said: “The weanling rings, with increased numbers on offer, saw bulls peak at €3.81/kg and heifers topped out at €3.21/kg.”

“Stores remained in strong demand, with top quality lots making some fancy prices,” Egan added.

Castlerea Mart 08-09-2022

  • Springers ranged from €1380 to €1900;
  • Cows with calves at foot varied from €1425 to €2500 for a Limousin cow and her bull calf at foot;
  • Young calves topped out at €300;
  • Runners went under the hammer from €60 to €790 for continental lots.

Heifer prices:

  • LM – 415KGS – €1220;
  • LM – 425KGS – €1180;
  • LM – 495KGS – €1420;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1320;
  • CH – 460KGS – €1260;
  • CH – 660KGS – €1850;
  • LMX – 610KGS – €1770;
  • LM – 520KGS – €1700;
  • CH – 630KGS – €1660.

Bullock prices:

  • BBX – 490KGS – €1330;
  • CH – 395KGS – €1240;
  • AA – 470KGS – €1240;
  • CH – 545KGS – €1720;
  • LM – 505KGS – €1520;
  • CH – 510KGS – €1480;
  • CH – 580KGS – €1870;
  • AA – 570KGS – €1500;
  • CH – 645KGS – €1940;
  • CH – 620KGS – €1710;
  • CH – 810KGS – €2180;
  • CH – 700KGS – €1940;
  • LM – 660KGS – €1830.

Dry cow prices:

  • CH – 930KGS – €2490;
  • BA – 875KGS – €2450;
  • CH – 810KGS – €2290;
  • BBX – 845KGS – €2280;
  • AA – 710KGS – €1780;
  • LM – 765KGS – €2170;
  • AA – 665KGS – €1570;
  • HEX – 760KGS – €1740.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 275KGS – €860;
  • CH – 290KGS – €850;
  • SIM – 355KGS – €1140;
  • CH – 345KGS – €1100;
  • CH – 315KGS – €890;
  • CH – 300KGS – €820;
  • LM – 385KGS – €1080.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 270KGS – €1030;
  • CHX – 285KGS – €870;
  • LM – 295KGS – €980;
  • LM – 250KGS – €800;
  • CH – 420KGS – €1250;
  • CH – 300KGS – €1100;
  • CH – 385KGS – €1120;
  • LM – 370KGS – €1060.

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, September 12th, 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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