Saturday, March 2, 2024
4.3 C
Galway
HomeBeef‘Lightning’ trade for store & factory-fit cattle in Tuam – Devane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnanehttps://www.thatsfarming.com/
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
Reading Time: 3 minutes

‘Lightning’ trade for store & factory-fit cattle in Tuam – Devane

Tuam Mart – Cattle Prices – 08-05-2023

A tightening in supplies drove the trade at Tuam Mart’s general cattle sale on Monday, May 8th, 2023, according to Marion Devane, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

The mart manager reported that following a successful bank holiday sale, this week saw a “lightning” trade for both good quality continental and traditional type stores and factory-fit cattle.

“There an abundance of both ringside and online bidders eager to secure supplies,” she remarked.

Tuam Mart on 08-05-2023

Heifer prices:

  • A pair 402 kg CHX by a Cummer farmer made €1420 (€3.53/kg);
  • 415 kg CHX by a Cummer farmer made €1420 (€3.52/kg);
  • 430 kg CHX by a Hillswood farmer made €1440 (€3.35/kg);
  • 455 kg CHX by a Lavally farmer made €1400 (€3.08/kg);
  • 580 kg CHX by a Turloughmore farmer made €1750 (€3.02/kg);
  • 590 kg CHX by a Belclare farmer made €1820 (€3.08/kg);
  • 610 kg CHX by a Turloughmore farmer made €1900 (€3.11/kg).

Cull cow prices:

  • 800 kg LMX by a Cloghanshill farmer made €2270 (€2.84/kg);
  • 600 kg LMX by a Brownsgrove farmer made €1690 (€2.82/kg);
  • 685 kg LMX by a Clonberne farmer made €1980 (€2.89/kg);
  • 755 kg CH by a Cummer farmer made €2190 (€2.90/kg);
  • 600 kg LM by a Dunmore farmer made €1710 (€2.85/kg);
  • 825 kg AAX by a Brierfield farmer made €2450 (€2.97/kg);
  • 805 kg CH by a Cummer farmer made €2430 (€3.02/kg).

Bullock prices:

  • 385 kg CHX by a Kilconly farmer made €1290 (€3.35/kg);
  • 425 kg CHX by a Kilconly farmer made €1580 (€3.72/kg);
  • A pair AAX 465 kg by a Cloonfad farmer made €1450 (€3.12/kg);
  • 605 kg AAX by a Kilkerrin farmer made €1820 (€3.01/kg);
  • 655 kg CHX by a Bodane farmer made €1990 (€3.04/kg);
  • 685 kg BBX by a Castleblakeny farmer made €2150 (€3.14/kg);
  • 745 kg SAX by a Kilkerrin farmer made €2380 (€3.19/kg);
  • 735 kg AAX by a Kilkerrin farmer made €2440 (€3.32/kg);
  • 820 kg BBX by a Castleblakney farmer made €2530 (€3.09/kg).

Weanling bull prices:

A “small but fruitful selection” of weanlings bulls came under the hammer with prices to €1680 (€3.82/kg) for a 440 kg LM by a Killswood farmer.

  • A pair 315 kg PTX & LMX by a Beaghmore farmer made €1080 (€3.43/kg);
  • 340 kg LMX by a Kilnalappa farmer made €1070 (€3.15/kg);
  • 410 kg CHX by a Clough farmer made €1400 (€3.41/kg);
  • 415 kg LMX by a Hillswood farmer made €1400 (€3.37/kg);
  • 425 kg CHX by a Clough farmer made €1500 (€3.53/kg).

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CHX pair 420 kg making €1260 (€3.00/kg)

Last week’s cattle sale

Read a report from last week’s cattle sale at Tuam Mart.

Mart information:

  • Address: Church View, Corralea West, Tuam
  • County: Galway
  • Phone: 093-24353
  • 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.

Read more mart reports.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular