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Cull cows to €2,210 and heifers to €2,140 at Castlerea – Egan

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 24-11-2022

According to Brendan Egan, recent inclement weather conditions continue to drive stock to the marketplace.

The mart manager reported that large numbers of stock went under the hammer at Castlerea Mart at its cattle sale on Thursday, November 24th, 2022.

He reported that trade was maintained this week and, in some cases, prices were improved with “excellent” demand for all classes of stock on offer.

“The heifer ring saw quality stores up to €3.50 per kilo, while the heavier lots made up to €2,140.”

“The cow ring saw lots make up to €2,210 with strong demand evident this week.”

“The weanling rings witnessed bulls peak at €3.69 per kilo, while the heifer weanlings topped out at €4.15 per kilo,” he added.

Castlerea Mart 24-11-2022

  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1130 to €1510/unit;
  • Springers fetched from €850 to €1800/head;
  • Runners made from €370 to €940 for continental lots.

Dry cow prices:

  • 1 LM – 890KG – €2210;
  • LM – 815KG – €2030;
  • 1 LM – 710KG – €2030;
  • LM – 730KG – €1980;
  • 1 LM – 745KG €1860;
  • LM – 490KG €820;
  • LM – 435KG – €790;
  • FR – 400KG – €520.
Heifer prices:
  • LM – 425KG – €1300;
  • CH – 425KG – €1240;
  • AA – 405KG – €1200;
  • LM – 490KG – €1690;
  • LM – 440KG – €1540;
  • LM – 430KG – €1460;
  • CH – 720KG – €2140;
  • CH – 645KG – €2050;
  • CH – 650KG – €2030;
  • CH – 560KG – €1750;
  • CH – 585KG – €1740.
Weanling heifer prices:
  • LM – 265KG – €1100;
  • LM – 280KG €1000;
  • LM – 295KG – €980;
  • CH – 240KG – €850;
  • SI – 335KG – €1250;
  • SI – 365KG – €1070;
  • LM – 310KG – €980;
  • CH – 300KG – €940.
Weanling bulls:
  • CH – 290KG – €1030;
  • LM – 290KG – €1020;
  • CH – 265KG – €1000;
  • LM – 285KG – €980;
  • CH – 365KG – €1310;
  • CH – 380KG – €1230;
  • CH – 445KG – €1330;
  • AA – 480KG – €1290.
Bullock prices

According to Egan, just under 300 lots changed hands at Castlerea Mart at Monday’s sale.

He noted that quality stores made up to €3.21 per kilo while the heavier lots made up to €2050.

  • LM – 485KG – €1540;
  • CH – 460KG – €1480;
  • AA – 480KG – €1470;
  • BBX – 455KG – €1460;
  • LM – 540KG – €1650;
  • LM – 515KG – €1630;
  • LM – 565KG – €1690;
  • CH – 550KG – €1660;
  • CH – 625KG – €1850;
  • LM – 645KG – €1810;
  • LM – 675KG – €2050;
  • LM – 695KG – €1950;
  • LM – 655KG – €1790.

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, November 28th: Bullock sale
  • Thursday, December 1st, 2022: Weekly sale of heifers, cows, calves, runners and weanlings – Sale commences at 11am.
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