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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
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‘Premium’ prices of up to €1,320 for weanlings at Tuam

Tuam Mart report – cattle prices – 13-09-2021

According to Marion Devane, a “lively” trade prevailed at Tuam Mart’s general cattle sale and Limousin weanling show and sale on Monday, September 13th, 2021.

The mart manager reported that the cow trade was “on fire” with prices making up to €2.19/kg.

Tuam Mart 13-09-2021 

Cull cow prices: 
  • LMX cow by a Dunmore farmer – €1500 (€2.04/kg);
  • 620 kg LMX cow by an Athenry farmer – €1360 (€2.19/kg);
  • 685 kg AAX cow by a Tuam farmer – €1390 (€2.03/kg);
  • 740 LMX cow by a Ballinasloe farmer – €1560.
Heifer prices:
  • 395 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer – €1060 (€2.68/kg);
  • 380 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer – €1090 (€2.87/kg);
  • 465 kg CHX – €1220 (€2.62/kg);
  • 445 kg LMX – €1200 (€2.70/kg);
  • 535 kg CHX by a Ballinasloe farmer – €1320 (€2.47/kg);
  • 560 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer – €1410 (€2.52/kg);
  • AAX weighing 620 kg by a Cummer farmer – €1480 (€2.39/kg);
  • CHX 680 kg by a Tuam farmer – €1540 (€2.48/kg);
  • 620 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer – €1570 (€2.53/kg).
Bullock prices:
  • 380 kg LMX by an Irishtown farmer – €1110 (€2.92/kg);
  • 450 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer – €1220 (€2.71/kg);
  • 495 kg CHX by a Glenamaddy farmer – €1320 (€2.67/kg);
  • 520 kg CHX – €1340 (€2.58/kg);
  • A 550 kg AAX by a Dunmore farmer – €1380 (€2.51/kg);
  • 750 kg CHX by a Tuam farmer – €1900 (€2.53/kg);
  • 735 kg SIX – €1870 (€2.54/kg);
  • 695 kg LMX – €1870 (€2.69/kg).
Weanling prices

Devane commented: “Farmers presented outstanding stock for our Limousin weanling sale with premium prices paid.”

Congratulations to Tommy Greaney of Corofin on winning the best weanling heifer category sponsored by St. Jarlath’s Credit Union Tuam and to Michael Boyle of Tygreenan Barnaderg on winning the best weanling bull category sponsored by Corrib Oil.”

Weanling heifer prices:
  • 340 kg LMX by  Tuam farmer made €980 (€2.88/kg);
  • 260 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer made €790 (€3.04/kg);
  • 280 kg LMX by a Ballyglunin farmer made €820 (€2.93/kg);
  • 320 kg LMX by a Cummer farmer made €930 (€2.91/kg);
  • 465 kg LMX by a Williamstown farmer made €1360 (€2.92/kg)l
  • 1st-prize-winning heifer – 415 kg – €1320 (€3.18/kg).
Weanling bull prices:
  • 245 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer climbed to €890 (€3.63/kg);
  • 290 kg LMX by a Tuam farmer fetched €890 (€3.07/kg);
  • 310 kg LMX by a Dunmore farmer sold for €1100 (€3.55/kg);
  • 370 kg by a Claremorris farmer made €1080 (€2.92/kg);
  • 1st-prize-winning bull 435 kg €1260 (€2.90/kg);
  • 465 kg LMX by a Cummer farmer made €1300 (€2.80/kg).
Cattle prices at Tuam Mart

Read a report from last week’s sale.

Mart information:
  • Address: Church View, Corralea West, Tuam
  • County: Galway
  • Phone: 093-24353
Upcoming sales at Tuam Mart:
  • 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.

Special sales:

  • Show and sale of Charolais weanlings at 6pm next Monday. Ring 1: Weanling bulls & ring 2: weanling heifers at 6 p.m – 2 rings running.
  • The West Region Texel Club Ram Sale: Tuesday, September 21st;
  • Belclare Sheep Society ewe lamb and hogget sale: Friday, September 24th at 6:30 p.m.

Mart reports (cattle and sheep prices)

Read more mart reports.

To include your reports, email – catherina@thatsfarming.com

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