Castlerea
  • Date: 09/09/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Dairy, Weanling

  • Town: Castlerea (Co. Roscommon)
  • Address: Castlerea Livestock Co-operative Mart, Main St, Demesne, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
  • Webpage: Castlerea Mart

09/09/2021 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 09/09/21

750 cattle presented for sale this week with continued good demand on offer for all classes of stock presented for sale this week, aided by recent good growth and a large contingent of buyers a good clearance was reported from all 3 rings. The bullock ring noticed the largest numbers on offer with the top quality lighter stores recording some very fancy prices while the heavier lots remain a very strong trade. In the heifers prices peaked at €3.12  a kilo with strong northern demand and increased farmer activity. The weanling rings are noticing increased farmer activity. The weanling rings are noticing increased numbers on offer with heifer peaking at €3.67 a kilo and bulls peaking at €3.24 a kilo, with a very lively trade prevailing for quality. The dry cows reached €2130 while cows with calves at foot made up to €2040. Runners were in strong demand this week with lots making up to €820.

SAMPLE PRICES

BULLOCKS: Lm 460kgs €1400 Ch 410kgs €1300 AA 455kgs €1190 Lm 383kgs €1100 Ch 515kgs €1490 Ch 505kgs €1480 AA 505kgs €1350 Ch 555kgs €1480 Ch 640kgs €1580 Lm 600kgs €1550 Lm 780kgs €1780 Lm 670kgs €1720

HEIFERS: Lm 395kgs €1200 Lm 365kgs €1140 AA 385kgs €1080 Lm 475kgs €1280 Lm 460kgs €1210 Lm 450kgs €1130 Lm 580kgs €1700 Lm 570kgs €1540 AA 650kgs €1520 Ch 510kgs €1390 Lm 500kgs €1330

DRY COWS: Sim 920kgs €2130 Lmx 775kgs €1850 Chx 785kgs €1810 Lm 680kgs €1710 Fr 495kgs €710 AAx 460kgs €890 AA 690kgs €1390 Lmx 565kgs €1280

Cows with calves at foot made from €1180 to €2040 for a Limousin cow and her heifer calf at foot.

Springers made from €1050 to €1710

CALVES/RUNNERS: Lots made from €280 to €820

WEANLING BULLS: Ch 290kgs €940 Ch 295kgs €940 Lm 295kgs €860 Lm 260kgs €790 Ch 210kgs €600 Lm 370kgs €1100 Ch 365kgs €990 Lm 310kgs €990

WEANLING HEIFERS: Ch 275kgs €1010 Ch 265kgs €820 Lm 195kgs €620 Ch 235kgs €660 Lm 290kgs €870 Ch 305kgs €1030 Ch 305kgs €1010 Lm 315kgs €880

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Monday next when our bullock sale resumes on Monday 13th of September and Thursday 16th September we hold our Annual Show and Sale of Continental Weanlings.

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF ORDER OF SALE FOR THE 16TH SEPTEMBER

RING 1- - WEANLING BULLS

RING 2—SUCK CALVES, COWS WITH CALVES, SPRINGERS, WEANLING HEIFERS AND RUNNERS

RING 3 – STORE HEIFER FOLLOWED BY DRY COWS

ALL 3 RINGS START AT 11 AM

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