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Castlerea: ‘Trade holding well’ with highs of €2,460 – Egan

Castlerea Mart – Cattle Prices – 15-06-2023

According to Brendan Egan, some 300 lots came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, June 15th, 2023.

The mart manager reported that trade is “holding well”, especially for quality stores.

Bullocks topped out at €2090, while heifers peaked at €2200, and dry cows led the charge at Thursday’s sale at €2460.

The weanling rings, with smaller numbers on offer, witnessed “excellent” demand and a “good” clearance.

Cows with calves at foot changed hands for up to €2,420, while the calf ring reported a “good” trade with fewer numbers on offer.

Castlerea Mart on 15-06-2023

Heifer prices:

  • CH – 400KGS – €1240;
  • AA – 370KGS – €1100;
  • CH – 345KGS – €1020;
  • LM – 580KGS – €1780;
  • LM – 625KGS – €1840;
  • CH – 615KGS – €1920;
  • CH – 765KGS – €2200;
  • CH – 660KGS – €2100;
  • LM – 540KGS – €1700.

Cull cow prices:

  • CH – 800KGS – €2330;
  • CH – 800KGS – €2320;
  • LM – 695KGS – €1990;
  • SH – 805KGS – €2170;
  • AA – 665KGS – €1770;
  • SI – 680KGS – €1600;
  • SIM – 615KGS – €1860;
  • HER – 740KGS – €1640.

Bullock prices:

  • CH – 470KGS – €1600;
  • LM – 480KGS – €1600;
  • AA – 490KGS – €1500;
  • LM – 500KGS – €1560;
  • AA – 593KGS – €1700;
  • AA – 585KGS – €1670;
  • AA – 770KGS – €2090;
  • CH – 500KGS – €1470;
  • LM – 560KGS – €1600.

Suckler pairs and springers:

  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €1440 to €2420;
  • Springers made from €860 to €1860.

Calves/runners:

  • Calves varied from €200 to €400;
  • Runners pushed from €230 to €740 for continental lots.
Weanling heifers:
  • LMX – 275KGS – €1100;
  • LM – 290KGS – €1000;
  • LM – 240KGS – €920;
  • SIM – 325KGS – €1100;
  • CH – 375KGS – €1100;
  • LM – 370KGS – €1150;
  • CH – 470KGS – €1280;
  • AA – 430KGS – €1160.
Weanling bulls:
  • LM – 280KGS – €1130;
  • LM – 265KGS – €950;
  • LM – 250KGS – €910;
  • CH – 360KGS – €1320;
  • CH – 435KGS – €1360;
  • CH – 385KGS – €1380;
  • CH – 265KGS – €800;
  • LM – 250KGS – €910.
Last week’s cattle prices

According to Brendan Egan, a smaller entry came under the hammer at Castlerea Mart’s general cattle sale on Thursday, June 8th, 2023.

At the previous week’s sale, over 500 entries crossed the sale, while Thursday saw over 300 lots pass through the rings as farmers availed of favourable weather conditions for silage and hay-making.

Bullocks maxed out at €2440, heifers hit €2120, and cull cows peaked at €2270.

The weanling rings witnessed bulls top out at €3.66/kg, while heifer weanlings reached €4.03/kg.

Cows with calves at foot made up to €2,200, while the calf ring recorded a full clearance.

Read more on this mart report.

Note

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday next, June 22nd, 2023, with a weekly sale of bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, runners and weanlings – All sales commence at 11AM

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