• Date: 12/03/2020
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

12/03/2020 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market report Re sale 12/03/20

Largest turnout of stock to date this year and despite all the recent inclement weather conditions and other factors trade held up well for most categories of stock, The bullock and heifer rings reported good clearances with prices similar to last week. The weanlings rings reported a similar tone with demand strongest for the quality lots. Breeding stock were in strong demand this week while the dry cows were firm. Large entry of calves met with a good clearance but plain type lots remain a hard sell.


BULLOCKS: Lm 485kgs €1235 AA 470kgs €1165 Lm 505kgs €1320 Ch 545kgs €1290 Ch 580kgs €1350 Ch 630kgs €1475 Ch 740kgs €1635 BBx 600kgs €1310 Aux 555kgs €1310

HEIFERS: Lmx 425kgs €1085 Ch 350kgs €1040 Sim 405kgs 1025 Ch 470kgs €1275 Ch 450kgs €1210 Lm 670kgs €1505 Ptx 690kgs €1570 Ch 620kgs €1440

DRY COWS: Ch 755kgs €1800 BAx 805kgs €1650 Lm 770kgs €1545 Ch 865kgs €1680 Fr 480kgs €550 Ch 860kgs €1630 Hex 470kgs €660

Cows with calves at foot made from €1060 to €2320 for a Limousin cow and her Charolais heifer calf at foot

Springer cows made from €800 to €2050 per head.

CALVES/RUNNERS : Dairy cross calves sold from €5 to €75 per head. AAx and Hex made from €100 to €235 with continentals making up to €400. Runners made from €350 to €800 for continental lots.

WEANLING BULLS: Ch 195kgs €595 Ch 280kgs €865 Lm 250kgs €755 Ch 240kgs €750 Ch 370kgs €1190 Ch 310kgs €925 Lm 365kgs €890

WEANLING HEIFERS: Chx 275kgs €885 Lm 295kgs €850 Sim 260kgs €765 Ch 360kgs €1035 AA 340kgs €1025 Lm 350kgs €885 Ch 345kgs €955

Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Thursday next the 19th March with our usual sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings

All sales commence at 11 AM with 3 rings in operation.

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