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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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Cattle from €1 to €2,540 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 26-05-2022

According to Brendan Egan, some 600 cattle came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, May 26th, 2022.

According to the mart manager, trade held “extremely well with a good attendance of buyers present in all three rings anxious to source stock”.

The weanling rings witnessed an “excellent clearance” while the calf trade witnessed improved prices this week,

Forward stores in both the bullock and heifer rings attracted “a lot” of attention this week with bullocks to €2,370, heifers to €2,440, suckler pairs to €2,400 and dry cows to €2,540.

Castlerea Mart 26-05-2022

Dry cow prices:

  • CH – 840KGS – €2480;
  • AA – 825KGS – €2360;
  • SIM – 725KGS – €2170;
  • LM – 695KGS – €2120;
  • SIM – 415KGS – €1140;
  • CH – 460KGS – €1240;
  • FR – 490KGS – €1110;
  • HEX – 620KGS – €1510.

Bullock prices:

  • LM – 480KGS – €1700;
  • CH – 440KGS – €1510;
  • CH – 425KGS – €1470;
  • LM – 545KGS – €1790;
  • AAX – 510KGS – €1580;
  • CH – 580KGS – €2000;
  • LM – 595KGS – €1900;
  • 1 LM – 630KGS – €1980;
  • LM – 695KGS – €2370;
  • AA – 720KGS – €2160;
  • CH – 675KGS – €2000;
  • LM – 660KGS – €1980;
  • AA – 580KGS – €1800.
Heifer prices:
  • SI – 425KGS – €1350;
  • CH – 415KGS – €1350;
  • LM – 420KGS – €1280;
  • AA – 420KGS – €1270;
  • 1 LM – 480KGS – €1560;
  • LM – 460KGS – €1440;
  • 1 LM – 705KGS – €2440;
  • LM – 690KGS – €2360;
  • 1 LM – 550KGS – €2060;
  • LM – 565KGS – €1960;
  • 1 LM – 535KGS – €1870;
  • CH – 440KGS – €1390.

Weanling heifer prics:

  • CH – 275KGS – €910;
  • CH – 260KGS – €850;
  • LM – 280KGS – €830;
  • LM – 360KGS – €1250;
  • AA – 355KGS – €1080;
  • LM – 345KGS – €1060;
  • LM – 275KGS – €870;
  • CH – 415KGS – €1190;
  • LM – 415KGS – €1180.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 260KGS – €940;
  • 1 LM – 215KGS – €830;
  • LM – 255KGS – €790;
  • 1 LM – 355KGS – €1250;
  • CH – 345KGS – €1200;
  • LM – 445KGS – €1370;
  • CH – 200KGS – €640;
  • CH – 370KGS – €1140.

Suckler pairs and springers

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1330 to €2400 for a six-year-old Limousin cow and her Limousin heifer calf at foot;
  • Springers went under the hammer from €710 to €1880.

Calf prices:

According to Egan, 65 calves went under the hammer with “good” demand from farmers, exporters, and agents. Lots made from €1 to €570 for a Charolais bull.

Report

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, June 2nd, 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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