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Lighter store cattle increase in price at Castlerea

A strong trade prevailed for all categories of stock at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, July 2nd, according to Brendan Egan.

The mart manager reported that some 430 cattle went under the hammer at the general weekly sale.

“Smaller store cattle have witnessed price increases in the last week with increased demand, both from the ringside and online.”

“Dry cows and breeding stock reported good clearances on the day, while quality store bullocks and heifers have noticed a price improvement also,” Egan added.

BULLOCKS:

  • CH – 465KGS – €1100;
  • LM – 360KGS – €930;
  • LM – 430KGS – €1020;
  • LM – 505KGS – €1270;
  • LM – 585KGS – €1320;
  • LM – 670KGS – €1490.

HEIFERS:

  • LM – 370KGS – €1070;
  • SAX – 370KGS – €1020;
  • LM – 370KGS – €1000;
  • AA – 495KGS – €1160;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1140;
  • AAX – 760KGS – €1550;
  • AA – 575KGS – €1240;
  • LM – 520KGS – €1200.

DRY COWS:

  • LM – 795KGS – €1570;
  • LM – 720KGS – €1520;
  • LM – 730KGS – €1380;
  • SIX – 685KGS – €1170;
  • BA – 690KGS – €1090.

SUCKLER PAIRS:

  • Cows with calves at foot – €970-€2060/unit

CALVES/RUNNERS:

  • Calves – €205-€340;
  • Runners – €400-€700.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • CH – 295KGS – €770;
  • CH – 265KGS – €730;
  • LM – 250KGS – €630;
  • LM – 420KGS – €960;
  • LM – 440KGS – €990;
  • CH – 455KGS – €1110.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • CHX – 270KGS – €810;
  • LM – 290KGS – €740;
  • LM – 340KG – €1010;
  • CH – 340KGS – €920;
  • LM – 395KGS – €1050;
  • CH – 260KGS – €700.

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