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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 from €5-€2,500 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 18-08-2022

According to Brendan Egan, a large entry of stock came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, August 18th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that there was “a notable” increase in the number of bullocks and heifers presented.

The dry cow ring, with fewer numbers on offer, witnessed prices reach €2,45,0 while breeding stock achieved €2,500 for cows with calves at foot.

The bullock ring saw prices soar to €2,460, while heifers topped out at €1870.

Egan noted: “The lighter stores attracted a lot of farmer interest this week with the quality stores reaching some very fancy prices.”

“The weanling rings noticed excellent demand with a good clearance taking place while the runner ring witnessed lots making up to €1110 for continentals,” he concluded.

Castlerea Mart 18-08-2022:

Heifer prices:

  • LMX – 420KGS – €1280;
  • LM – 410KGS – €1230;
  • CH – 370KGS – €1140;
  • CH – 495KGS – €1430;
  • LM – 450KGS – €1400;
  • AA – 465KGS – €1390;
  • AA – 615KGS – €1870;
  • LM – 575KGS – €1820;
  • CH – 555KGS – €1730;
  • AA – 615KGS – €1790.

Bullock prices:

  • LM – 490KGS – €1540;
  • CH – 460KGS – €1480;
  • CH – 420KGS – €1430;
  • LM – 545KGS – €1590;
  • AA – 505KGS – €1580;
  • LM – 510KGS – €1550;
  • LM – 570KGS – €1780;
  • CH – 575KGS – €1660;
  • CH – 620KGS – €2460;
  • LMX – 725KGS – €2280;
  • CH – 720KGS – €2170;
  • LM – 685KGS – €2070.

Dry cow prices:

  • CH – 830KGS – €2450;
  • LM – 825KGS – €2380;
  • LMX – 775KGS – €2270;
  • LM – 710KGS – €1930;
  • FR – 455KGS – €720;
  • AAX – 475KGS – €1040;
  • CH – 720KGS – €1920;
  • CH – 665KGS – €1950.

Weanling bull prices:

  • BBX – 290KGS – €870;
  • CH – 335KGS – €1290;
  • CH – 368KGS – €1270;
  • LM – 355KGS – €1240;
  • LM – 455KGS – €1290;
  • LM – 420KGS – €1290;
  • CH – 357KGS – €1180.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 250KGS – €800;
  • CH – 335KGS – €900;
  • LM – 335KGS – €920;
  • CH – 340KGS – €870;
  • CH – 285KGS – €750.

Suckler pairs, springers, and calves

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1200 to €2,500 for a Charolais cow and her heifer calf at foot;
  • Springers ranged from €840 to €1920;
  • Young dairy-cross calves varied from €5-€150;
  • Runners made from €245 – €1110 for continental lots.

Read a report on this mart 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, August 25th, 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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