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Strong demand for forward store bullocks at Castlerea

Thursday, July 30th, saw some 600 lots go under the hammer at Castlerea Mart, according to Brendan Egan.

He reported a “very good” trade for all classes of stock.

“Forward store bullocks met with strong demand with both the online system and the ringside anxious for stock.”

“The heifer and dry cow trade reported good clearances also, while the runners and weanlings are witnessing strong demand for the time of year.” the mart manager added.

BULLOCKS:

  • LM – 480KGS – €1400;
  • LMX – 470KGS – €1220;
  • CH – 525KGS – €1490;
  • LM – 515KGS – €1340;
  • CH – 575KGS – €1490;
  • AA – 605KGS – €1340;
  • CH – 790KGS – €1760;
  • CHX – 700KGS – €1720;
  • CH – 815KGS – €1700.

HEIFERS:

  • SI – 360KGS – €1090;
  • CH – 415KGS – €1070;
  • LM – 410KGS – €990;
  • CH – 490KGS – €1150;
  • CH – 430KGS – €1140;
  • AA – 540KGS – €1300;
  • LMX – 585KGS – €1270;
  • CH – 655KGS – €1360.

DRY COWS:

  • AA – 845KGS – €1580;
  • AA – 825KGS – €1510;
  • SHX – 755KGS – €1450;
  • LM – 695KGS – €1440;
  • FR – 485KGS – €450.

SUCKLER PAIRS

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1100 to €1950/unit.

CALVES/RUNNERS:

“Increased numbers of  runners on offer this week with lots making from €320 to €710 for continental lots”

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • LM – 315KGS – €890;
  • LM – 300KGS – €780;
  • HEX – 245KGS – €500;
  • HEX – 240KGS – €460;
  • LM – 315KGS – €790.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • LM – 295KGS – €910;
  • CH – 295KGS – €840;
  • CH – 230KGS – €660;
  • CH – 505KGS – €1230.

File image from 2019

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