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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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Heavy cattle an ‘exceptional trade’ at Carnew Mart

Just under 900 cattle passed through the rings at Carnew Mart on Saturday (October 17th), according to David Quinn.

Speaking following the general cattle said, the mart manager said: “A good entry of 870 head met an excellent trade with plenty of farmer customers.”

“Heavy beef cattle met an exceptional trade with heavy bullocks selling to €1,870 for an 800kg Limousin”

Bullocks:
  • 2 LM – 642KG – €1620;
  • 1 LM – 610KG – €1410;
  • 2 LM – 782KG – €1820;
  • 2 LM – 820KG – €1880;
  • 6 SIM – 695KG – €1380;
  • 3 CH – 522KG @- €1120;
  • 2 LM – 584KG – €1290;
  • 3 LM – 548KG – €1140;
  • 2 CH – 395KG – €970;
  • 3 CH – 728KG – €1600;
  • 2 LM – 585KG – €1290;
  • 5 FR – 513KG – €880;
  • 2 HE – 480KG – €880;
  • 4 FR – 386KG – €490;
  • 5 FR – 460KG – €660.
Heifers:
  • 2 CH – 682KG – €1480;
  • 2 LM – 546 KG – €1240;
  • 1 CH – 570KG – €1300;
  • 3 LM – 548KG – €1250;
  • 3 BB – 510KG – €920;
  • 2 LM – 507KG – €1030;
  • 3 MOX – 506KG – €860;
  • 1 CH – 602KG – €1430;
  • 3 AA – 502KG – €1000;
  • 2 AA – 530KG – €1150;
  • 3 HE – 290KG – €400;
  • 5 LM – 410KG – €710;
  • 3 LM – 492KG – €1030.
Calves:
  • Continental bulls – €220-€410;
  • Friesian bulls – € 80-€225;
  • Continental heifers – €130-€310;
  • HE/AA bulls – €140-€320;
  • HE/AA heifers – €80-€240.
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