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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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Heifers to €2,020 and culls to €1,750 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – cattle prices – 13-01-2022 

According to Brendan Egan, over 300 cattle passed through the ring at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, January 13th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that trade “has started very brightly with excellent demand on offer for all categories of stock”.

“In the heifer ring, quality store heifers were in strong demand with the top breeding heifers peaking at €2,020 or €2.94/kg. The heavier lots made up to €1,890.”

“The bullock ring had a similar tone with a fine trade on offer. The weanling ring saw a top price of €1,530 for a BB bull weanling or €3.77/kg.”

“The heifer weanlings saw prices reach €880 for a 215kgs or €4.09/kg.”

“The cow trade remains similar to pre-Christmas with an excellent clearance taking place. The first batch of calves for 2022 witnessed an excellent clearance,” Egan concluded.

Castlerea Mart 13-01-2022

Bullock prices:
  • AA – 485KGS – €1250;
  • AAX – 510KGS – €1290;
  • LM – 550KGS – €1390;
  • AA – 625KGS – €1730;
  • HEX – 525KGS – €1240;
  • CH – 540KGS – €1140;
  • LM – 475KGS – €1170;
  • FR – 515kgs – €1000.
Heifer prices:
  • AAX – 390KGS – €990;
  • LMX – 460KGS – €1300;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1250;
  • SI – 430KGS – €1120;
  • LM – 685KGS – €2020;
  • CH – 715KGS – €1890;
  • 1 CH – 665KGS – €1770;
  • CH – 635KGS – €1650.
Dry cow prices:
  • LM – 785KGS – €1750;
  • 1 LM – 765KGS – €1730;
  • LM – 730KGS – €1690;
  • 1 LM – 730KGS – €1620;
  • FR – 600KGS – €950;
  • AA – 620KGS – €1110;
  • FR – 655KG – €1180;
  • HEX – 600KGS – €1060.
Springer prices:

Springer cows made from €1240 to €1,490 per head.

Calf and runner prices:
  • According to Egan, 20 calves were on offer with prices from €110 to €260/head.
  • Runners ranged in price from €350 to €700.
Weanling bull prices:
  • LM – 295KGS – €940;
  • CH – 280KGS – €820;
  • LM – 265KGS – €800;
  • BBX – 405KGS – €1530;
  • LM – 380KGS – €1040;
  • AA – 260KGS – €760;
  • AA – 225KGS – €620;
  • CH – 270KGS – €740.
Weanling heifer prices:
  • CH – 280KGS – €890;
  • LM – 215KGS – €880;
  • CH – 220KGS – €700;
  • LM – 365KGS – €1020;
  • CH – 305KG – €850;
  • CH – 315KGS – €900;
  • LM – 275KGS – €800.

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, January 20th, 2021: Weekly sale of heifers, cows, calves, runners, and weanlings – all sales commence at 11 am.

More mart reports

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

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