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Prices from €50 to €2,380 in Castlerea – Egan

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 01-06-2023

According to Brendan Egan, over 500 animals crossed the scales at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, June 1st, 2023.

The bullock and heifer rings reported “very little change” in relation to prices, while the weanling rings reported “excellent” demand, with bulls peaking at €3.62 a kilo and heifers to €4.36 a kilo.

The dry cow trade witnessed a top call of €2380, while cows with calves at foot followed on the price table at €2320.

Calf numbers, Egan noted, remained strong for the time of year, with variance in price, depending on quality.

News: Read previous week’s report.

Castlerea Mart on 01-06-2023

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1120 to €2320.
  • Springers ranged from €940 to €1620.
  • Calves generally from €50 to €250 with highs of €400.
  • Runners made from €200 to €750.

Heifers: 

  • LM – 360KGS – €1380;
  • CH – 415KGS – €1360;
  • LM – 485KGS – €1500;
  • AA – 480KGS – €1480;
  • SI – 475KGS – €1480;
  • LIM 460KGS €1450;
  • LM – 595KGS – €1900;
  • AA – 580KGS – €1760;
  • LM – 545KGS – €1740.

Dry cows:

  • CH – 850KGS – €2380;
  • LM – 755KGS – €2340;
  • LM – 855KGS – €2340;
  • CH – 800KGS – €2050;
  • LM – 760KGS – €2000;
  • LM – 660KGS – €2000;
  • FR – 645KGS – €1220;
  • AA – 755KGS – €1820.

Weanling bulls: 

  • LM – 295KGS – €1070;
  • LM – 229KGS – €810;
  • AAX – 345KGS – €1280;
  • LM – 315KGS – €1090;
  • CH – 405KGS – €1390;
  • LM – 380KGS – €1330;
  • CH – 365KGS – €1350;
  • CH – 330KGS – €1100.

Weanling heifers: 

  • CH – 270KGS – €1000;
  • CH – 270KGS – €940;
  • CH – 210KGS – €830;
  • LM – 325KGS – €1420;
  • CH – 340KGS – €1280;
  • CH – 340KGS – €1200;
  • LM – 325KGS – €1120;
  • LM – 415KGS – €1750.

Bullocks: 

  • CH – 485KGS – €1520;
  • AA – 495KGS – €1520;
  • LM – 435KGS – €1370;
  • AA – 500KGS – €1550;
  • LM – 515KGS – €1500;
  • LM – 560KGS – €1810;
  • LM – 570KGS – €1780;
  • AA – 575KGS – €1580;
  • AA – 640KGS – €1620.

Note

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart next Thursday, June 8th, 2023, with a weekly sale of bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, runners, and weanlings – all sales commence at 11 am.

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