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Weanling heifers to €2,270 and bulls to €1,680 at Castlerea’s show and sale

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 22-09-2022

According to Brendan Egan, prices reached €2,270 for weanling heifers and €1,680 for weanling bulls at Castlerea Mart’s annual show and sale of continental weanlings on Thursday, September 22th, 2022.

The mart held the special weanling sale in conjuction with its usual general cattle sale.

Mart manager, Brendan Egan, explained that the sale attracted “a fine yard of top-quality stock left local suckler farmers in the region feeling satisfied with a superb trade”.

Bulls soared to €4.48/kg and weanling heifers peaked at €7.34/kg at Thursday’s sale.

Castlerea Mart 22-09-2022

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 275KGS – €2020;
  • CH – 280KGS – €1290;
  • CH – 280KGS – €1190;
  • CH – 260KGS – €1080;
  • LM – 265KGS – €950;
  • CH – 310KGS – €960;
  • CH – 380KGS – €2270;
  • CH – 320KGS – €1320;
  • LM – 355KGS – €1325;
  • CH – 330KGS – €1150;
  • LM – 330KGS – €1100;
  • LM – 390KGS – €1270.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CH – 270KGS – €1180;
  • CH – 275KGS – €1140;
  • LM – 270KGS – €1040;
  • CH – 310KGS – €1390;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1400;
  • LM – 400KGS – €1410;
  • CH – 395KGS – €1680;
  • CH – 470KGS – €1690;
  • CH – 380KGS – €1470;
  • CH – 425KGS – €1460.

Dry cow prices:

  • CHX – 950KGS – €2350;
  • AA – 740KGS – €2080;
  • CH – 785KGS – €2050;
  • LM – 740KGS – €1830;
  • LM – 635KGS – €1740;
  • SI – 810KGS – €1950;
  • AA – 750KGS – €1730;
  • FR – 465KGS – €680.

Suckler cows and springers:

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1140 to €2410;
  • Springers made from €1290 to €1910.

Heifer prices:

  • CH – 385KGS – €1250;
  • CH – 380KGS – €1220;
  • LM – 375KGS – €1210;
  • AAX – 405KGS – €1050;
  • LM – 475KGS – €1400;
  • CH – 485KGS – €1380;
  • CH – 430KGS – €1260;
  • AA – 725KGS – €1950;
  • CH – 615KGS – €1920;
  • CH – 650KGS – €1900;
  • CH – 595KGS – €1760.

Bullock prices

According to Egan, 240 bullocks changed hands at Monday’s (September 19th), sale.

He explained that demand for quality stores increased in recent weeks as customers replace stock.

  • CH – 495KGS – €1500;
  • CH – 490KGS – €1470;
  • CH – 430KGS – €1460;
  • LM – 440KGS – €1380;
  • LM – 515KGS – €1580;
  • AA – 5510KGS – €1530;
  • AA – 595KGS – €1620;
  • CH – 615KGS – €1920;
  • CH – 665KGS – €2050;
  • CH – 675KGS – €1860.

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: 

  • Monday, 26th, 2022: Bullock sale
  • Thursday, September 29th, 2022: Weekly sale of 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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