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‘No major change’ in trade with prices to €2,300 in Castlerea – Egan

Castlerea Mart – 25-05-2023 – Cattle Prices

According to Brendan Egan, over 600 animals came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart’s general cattle sale on Thursday, May 25th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

The mart manager reported that there was “no major change in trade or prices as we head for the month of June”.

Bullocks soared to €2190, heifers topped out at €2030 with “exceptional” demand for quality lighter stores, while weanling heifers maxed out at €2230 (285kgs – BB – €7.82/kg).

Meanwhile, dry cows pushed up to €2160, while cows with calves at foot sold to €2300.

Castlerea Mart 25-05-2023

Dry cows:

  • LM – 490KGS – €1560;
  • LM – 710KGS – €2160;
  • CH – 730KGS – €2070;
  • LM – 735KGS – €2140;
  • SI – 435KGS – €1080;
  • HEX – 435KGS – €1110;
  • FR – 615KGS – €1280;
  • LM – 655KGS – €1840.

Bullocks:

  • LM – 488KGS – €1690;
  • AA – 390KGS – €1420;
  • CH – 425KGS – €1380;
  • LM – 505KGS – €1730;
  • AA – 545KGS – €1640;
  • CH – 580KGS – €1700;
  • LM – 750KGS – €2190;
  • SI – 650KGS – €1760;
  • LM – 675KGS – €1780;
  • AA – 580KGS – €1580.

Heifers:

  • LM – 425KGS – €1300;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1250;
  • CH – 325KGS – €1240;
  • LM – 470KGS – €1560;
  • LM – 450KGS – €1550;
  • LM – 565KGS – €2030;
  • LM – 540KGS – €1930;
  • LM – 545KGS – €1870;
  • LM – 600KGS – €1800.

Calves:

The numbers on offer were similar to last week, with demand maintained, especially for the quality lots. Lots made from €40 to €580 with an average of €275 paid.

Bullocks:

  • BBX – 515KGS – €2360;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1590;
  • CH – 310KGS – €1370;
  • LM – 375KGS – €1290;
  • CH – 335KGS – €1380.

Suckler pairs and springers:

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1310 to €2300
  • Springers ranged from €1480 to €1910

Weanling heifers:

  • BBX – 285KGS – €2230;
  • BB – 270KGS – €1570;
  • CH – 290KGS – €1220;
  • LM – 235KGS – €1010;
  • BBX – 315KGS – €1780;
  • BBX – 305KGS – €1410;
  • CH – 320KGS – €1400;
  • CH – 410KGS – €1340;
  • LM – 400KGS – €1220.

Note:

  • Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, June 1st, 2023, with a weekly sale of bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, runners, and weanlings – All sales commence at 11 am with three rings in operation.
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