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Bullocks to €2,580 and heifers to €2,580 at Castlerea

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 28-07-2022

According to Brendan Egan, a similar-sized entry went under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, July 28th, 2022.

The mart manager reported that heifers sold to €2,540, while bullocks peaked at €2,580 and cull cows topped out at €2,380 at Thursday’s cattle sale.

He reported that weanlings, runners, and breeding stock met “remained a good” trade with a “good “clearance taking place overall.

Castlerea Mart 28-07-2022:  

Dry cow prices:

  • LM – 860KGS – €2380;
  • CH- 800KGS – €2260;
  • AAX – 755KGS – €2060;
  • LM – 740KGS – €2050;
  • SIM – 735KGS – €1930;
  • HEX – 690KGS – €1740;
  • FR – 555KGS – €1150;
  • FR – 645KGS – €1380.

Other categories:

  • Springers – €1340 to €1560/head;
  • Cows with calves at foot – €1160-€2160/unit;
  • Runners – €380-€820.

Bullock prices:

  • CH – 485KGS – €1500;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1370;
  • LM – 545KGS – €1510;
  • LM – 505KGS – €1340;
  • AAX – 585KGS – €1570;
  • BBX – 555KGS – €1570;
  • LM – 640KGS – €1840;
  • CH – 625KGS – €1800;
  • CH – 605KGS – €1780;
  • LM – 795KGS – €2580;
  • LM – 665KGS – €1750;
  • CH – 725KGS – €1920.

Heifer prices:

  • LM – 415KGS – €1440;
  • LM – 400KGS – €1320;
  • CH – 390KGS – €1250;
  • LM – 485KGS – €1490;
  • CH – 430KGS – €1330;
  • LM – 465KGS -€1380;
  • LM 8- 55KGS – €2540;
  • CH – 655KGS – €1980;
  • LM – 565KGS – €1700;
  • LM – 560KGS – €1650;
  • LM – 515KGS – €1500.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 295KGS – €870;
  • LM – 390GS – €1290;
  • CH – 290KGS – €860;
  • LM – 375KGS – €1250;
  • LM – 370KGS – €1010.

Weanling bull prices:

  • AAX – 265KGS – €810;
  • LM – 245KGS – €780;
  • LM – 210KGS – €700;
  • LM – 415KGS – €1360;
  • CH – 330KGS – €1150;
  • CH – 345KGS – €1090;
  • LM – 470KGS – €1550.

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, August 4th, 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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