Castlerea
  • Date: 11/06/2020
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

11/06/2020 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report re sale 11/06/20
Good numbers of stock presented for sale on Thursday last as trading resumed in the rings and online. In Ring 3 Calves and Runners reported a good trade, while the cows with calves at foot were in strong demand with prices topping out at €2010. The Dry cows with good numbers on offer were in good demand also with the top cows exceeding €2 a kilo. In the heifer and weanling heifer rings demand was firm with renewed Northern Ireland interest but quality was still a major factor in prices.
The store heifers peaked at €2.62 a kilo while the weanling heifers peaked at €3.31 a kilo.
SAMPLE PRICES:
HEIFERS: Ch 425kgs €980 Ch 385kgs €940 Lm 385kgs €930 Lm 465kgs €1220 Ch 480kgs €1180 Lm 440kgs €1090 Ch 650kgs €1390 Ch 565kgs €1340 Ch 625kgs €1340
WEANLING HEIFERS: Sim 290kgs €960 Lm 255kgs €740 Ch 260kgs €700 Ch 350kgs €1090 AAX 325kgs €880 Lmx 315kgs €830 Lm 325kgs €820 Sim 415kgs €1000
DRY COWS: Lmx 755kgs €1520 Lmx 720kgs €1500 Lmx 750kgs €1440 Lm 490kgs 850 Ch 770kgs €1470
COWS WITH CALVES AT FOOT made from €1030 to €2010 for a Limousin cow and her heifer calf at foot.
SPRINGERS made from €950 to €1260 per head.
CALVES/RUNNERS: Young calves made from €150 to €350 with runners making from €350 to €580

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