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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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Dry cows to €3,000 and bullocks to €2,340 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – 21-07-2022

Brendan Egan, of Castlerea Mart, cited increased northern activity as a key driver of trade at Thursday’s (July 21st, 2022) cattle sale.

He reported that a slightly larger entry came under the hammer at the mart’s most recent weekly cattle sale.

At Thursday’s sale, bullocks soared to €2,340, while heifers climbed to €2,090 and dry cows topped out at €3,000.

Castlerea Mart 21-07-2022:

Dry cow prices:

  • LM – 1015KGS – €3000;
  • AA – 850KGS – €2290;
  • LM – 800KGS – €2290;
  • AA – 795KGS – €2150;
  • LM – 780KGS – €2110;
  • HE – 775KGS – €2070;
  • FR – 470KGS – €1000;
  • SIX – 480KGS – €880.

Suckler pairs and springers:

  • Springers made from €1380 to €1900;
  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1360 to €1800;
  • Young calves varied from €140 to €400;
  • Runners changed hands from €220 to €750.

Heifer prices:

  • CH – 290KGS – €890;
  • CH – 400KGS – €1280;
  • LM – 375KGS – €1210;
  • CH – 395KGS – €1190;
  • LM – 350KGS – €1100;
  • AA – 490KGS – €1550;
  • LMX – 440KGS – €1460;
  • LM – 455KGS – €1420;
  • 1 LM – 615KGS – €2090;
  • LM – 580KGS – €1900;
  • 1 LM – 635KGS – €2090;
  • LM – 580KGS – €1940.

Bullock prices:

  • CH – 480KGS – €1360;
  • CH – 425KGS – €1250;
  • CH – 535KGS – €1440;
  • LM – 500KGS – €1280;
  • CH – 595KGS – €1900;
  • PTX – 555KGS – €1480;
  • CH – 635KGS – €2100;
  • LMX – 630KGS – €1710;
  • AA – 635KGS – €1660;
  • LM – 725KGS – €2340;
  • CH – 735KGS – €2200;
  • AA – 690KGS – €1840;
  • HE – 650KGS – €1580.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 240KGS – €820;
  • LM – 290KGS – €800;
  • LMX – 245KGS – €680;
  • LM – 325KGS – €800;
  • LM – 255KGS – €690.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LMX – 355KGS – €1200;
  • LMX – 440KGS – €1150;
  • CH – 445KGS – €1350;
  • LM – 300KGS – €840;
  • LM – 365KGS – €1000;
  • AA – 370KGS – €1080;
  • CH – 510KGS – €1450.

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, July 28th, 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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