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Bullocks to €2,260 and cull cows to €1,970 in ‘firm’ trade at Tuam

Tuam Mart – 11-04-2022 – Cattle Prices

According to Marion Devane, cattle met with a “firm” trade at Tuam Mart, Co Galway, on 11-04-2022.

The mart manager reported that cull cows sold to €1,970, while heifers hit €1,800 and bullocks fetched up to €2,260.

Tuam Mart 11-04-2022:

Heifer prices:

  • 485 kg CHX by an Irishtown farmer made €1310 (€2.70/kg);
  • 535 kg LMX by a Belcare farmer made €1470 (€2.75/kg);
  • 580 kg CH by a Corofin farmer made €1590 (€2.94/kg);
  • 570 kg LMX by a Belclare farmer made €1600 (€2.80/kg);
  • 590 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer made €1650 (€2.80/kg);
  • 580 kg CH by a Ballyglunin farmer made €1740 (€3.00/kg);
  • 665 kg AAX by a Claremorris farmer made €1800 (€2.71/kg).

Cull cow prices:

  • 585 kg by a Dunmore farmer made €1420 (€2.43/kg);
  • 685 kg LMX by a Cloonfad farmer made €1880 (€2.71/kg);
  • 690 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer made €1620 (€2.35/kg);
  • 615 kg LMX by a Barnaderg farmer made €1600 (€2.60/kg);
  • 780 kg LMX by a Barnader farmer made €2040 (€2.62/kg);
  • 765 kg LMX by a Ballinasloe farmer made €1970 (€2.58/kg).

Bullock prices:

  • 405 kg AAX by a Tuam farmer made €1090 (€2.69/kg);
  • A pair 440 kg HEX by a Turloughmore farmer made €1170 (€2.66/kg);
  • 450 kg CH by a Ballinasloe farmer made €1260 (€2.80/kg);
  • 530 kg AAX by a Belclare farmer made €1460 (€2.75/kg);
  • 510 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €1460 (€2.86/kg);
  • 780 kg CHX by a Dunmore farmer made €2160 (€2.77/kg);
  • 710 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €2080 (€2.93/kg);
  • 770 kg CHX by a Cummer farmer made €2260 (€2.94/kg);
  • 800 kg CHX by a Cummer farmer made €2250 (€2.81/kg).
Last week’s cattle sales:
Mart information:
  • Address: Church View, Corralea West, Tuam
  • County: Galway
  • Phone: 093-24353
Cattle and sheep sales: 
  • Cattle sales every Monday;
  • Sheep sales every Tuesday. Intake from 12 pm to 3 pm. Breeding ewes and hogget at 4:30 pm in ring 1 and lamb sale on the plank at 5 pm.

Upcoming sales at Tuam Mart:

  • Monday, April 18th: Bank Holiday Sale at 11 a.m. Two rings in operation. Weanling sale directly after heavy cattle;
  • April 25th, 2022: Ring 1: cows, heifers, weanling heifers, bullocks, weanling bulls;
  • Saturday 30th: Show & Sale of Charolais Bulls: Ring 1 – Irish Charolais Cattle Society.

Further reading:

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