• Date: 20/12/2018
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

20/12/2018 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 20/12/18

Good numbers of stock presented for our last sale for 2018 with a good attendance of buyers present trying to source stock for the end of year. The Bullock and Heifer rings reported a steady  trade with strong farmer activity this week, while the weanling rings reported strong demand this week with probably the strongest price so far this year recorded for a Weanling heifer @ €4.90 a kilo.  Breeding stock finished on a positive note also while the Dry Cow trade reported prices similar to last week.

Sample Prices:

Bullocks: Ch 405kgs €1070 Ch 330kgs €900 Lmx 515kgs €1290 Chx 535kgs €1250 Sim 510kgs €1115 AA 583kgs €1190 Ch 585kgs €1210

Heifers: Ch 420kgs €1070 Lm 380kgs €1100 Ch 385kgs €945 Lmx 490kgs €1155 Lm 430kgs €1100 AA 615kgs 1325 Lm 515kgs €1215

Dry cows: Ch 740kgs €1390 BBx 710kgs €1285 Lmx 835kgs €1460 Lm 750kgs €1330

Cows with calves at foot made from €995 to €1670 per head.

Springers made from €920 to €1390

Calves/Runners : Young calves made from €180 to €250 with runners making from €350 to €740 for continental lots.

Weanling Bulls: Ch 280kgs €805 Ch 265kgs €735 Lm 245kgs €710 Ch 390kgs €1050 Ch 255kgs €735

Weanling Heifers: Ch 295kgs €780 Lm 245kgs €730 BBx 305kgs €1495 Ch 355kgs €1075 Ch 360kgs €970

Castlerea Mart would like to wish all its customers a Merry Christmas and Prosperous 2019. January 10th 2019 will be our first sale in the New Year. Until then Slan agus Beannacht De

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