Castlerea
  • Date: 08/08/2019
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

08/08/2019 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

 

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 8th August 2019

Similar numbers of stock presented for sale this week with trade and prices unchanged from last week. Better quality stock were on offer this week and in general this helped the trade with good demand for the stores on offer. Heavier forward cattle are under pressure at the moment but breeding stock and the dry cows reported good clearances.

SAMPLE PRICES:

BULLOCKS: Ch 475kgs €1100 AA 465kgs €1085 Ch 435kgs €1050 Lmx 545kgs €1200 Ch 525kgs €1100 Ch 565kgs €1390 Ch 635kgs €1270 Lm 580kgs €1200

HEIFERS:  Lmx 390kgs €950 BBx 420kgs €935 Lm 425kgs €895 Ch 400kgs €885 Lm 455kgs €1060 BBX 440kgs €1030 Ch 645kgs €1375 Ch 640kgs €1335 Ch 640kgs €1330 Lm 570kgs €1250

DRY COWS:  Lm 690kgs €1310 Lm 705kgs €1270 Lm 715kgs €1280 AA 795kgs €1285 Hex 650kgs €1090 Cows with calves at foot made from €860 to €1740 for a Charolais cow and her Charolais heifer calf at foot.

Springers made from €1230 to €1560 per head.

CALVES: Smaller numbers of sucks on offer this week with young calves making from €200 to €220 per head and runners made from €350 to €700 for the continental types on offer.

WEANLING BULLS: Chx 375kgs €1045 Lm 390kgs €1000 Lm 365kgs €940 Lm 335kgs €835 Ch 295kgs €725

WEANLING HEIFERS: Lm 340kgs €835 Ch 340kgs €805 Ch 425kgs €980 Ch 305kgs €765 Lm 310kgs €750

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday next with our usual sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings on offer

All sales commence @ 11 AM, with 3 rings in operation

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AUTUMN SHOW AND SALES 2019

MONDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER: BULLOCK SALE RESUMES ON THE MONDAYS

THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER: CONTINENTAL WEANLING SHOW AND SALE

MONDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER: CONTINENTAL BULLOCK SHOW AND SALE

THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER: CONTINENTAL HEIFER SHOW AND SALE AND BELGIAN BULL WEANLING SHOW AND SALE

MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER: ABERDEEN ANGUS BULLOCK SHOW AND SALE

THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER: ABERDEEN ANGUS HEIFER SHOW AND SALE

SATURDAY SALES WILL RUN FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

 

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