Carnew
  • Date: 09/10/2021
  • Type: Cattle

  • Town: Carnew (Co. Wicklow)
  • Address: Carnew Mart, Lower Main Street, Carnew, Co. Wicklow.
  • Webpage: Carnew Mart

09/10/2021 - Carnew Cattle Mart Report

Friday 8th October and Saturday 9th October

Cow Sale & Cattle Sale

Largest cattle sale of the Autumn so far. We had 240 head of cows on Friday night with a very solid trade throughout. With a lot more Friesian cows out of the parlour on offer. With these mainly making from €1/kg to €150 with the weight. Some Friesian cows dried off and ready to feed making up to €300 with the weight. Heavier Friesian cows making up to €500 with the weight. Coloured cows still selling very well. 850kg Ch €1800 840kg hex €1600 854kg Lm €1700 802kg ch €1900, 904 kg Ba €1850

Onto Saturday 1468 head on offer including a suckler sale. Beef and forward stores met a very lively trade with many lots making over a €1000 with the weight. Lighter quality stores were also in demand with farmers and agents battling it out for cattle to fill sheds.


Heifers
602kg Lm €1740
610kg Lm €1450
528kg Lm €1290
7 heifers 492kg €1280
442kg Lm €1080
404kg ch €1010
374kg ch €940


Bullocks
768kg Ch €2080
706kg Ch €1780
696kg ch €1730
644kg Lm €1740
5 Friesian Bullocks 768kg €1600
636kg Ch €1540
512kg Ch €1260
420kg Lm €1110
314kg Lm €900
690kg Ch €1730
642kg ch €1640
377kg Lm €1260
512kg Ch €1260

Finally we had 80 sucklers on offer in ring 2 with cows and calves selling from €1400 to €2380 with all quality lots selling over €2000. Heifers and young cows in calf and calving this side of Christmas selling from €1200 to €1800 with top quality cows calving in the early new year selling between €1200 and €1600 depending on age.
 

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