Castlerea
  • Date: 10/09/2020
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

10/09/2020 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 10/09/20

A large entry of stock presented for sale on Thursday last. The bullock trade remains very strong at the moment with strong farmer activity as customers try and source quality stores with prices peaking at €3.02 a kilo. The heifer trade remains similar to previous weeks with variance between the quality lots and plainer type stores. In the weanling rings demand is strongest for the lighter calves with exporters very active this week while the dry cow trade and breeding stock remain good sellers.

SAMPLE PRICES:

BULLOCKS: Lmx 490kgs €1480 Lm 445kgs €1220 Ch 450kgs €1180 Lm 515kgs €1370 Ch 515kgs €1370 Lm 500kgs €1200 Ch 555kgs €1470 Ch 550kgs €1420 Ptx 645kgs €1400 Ch 660kgs €1490 Ch 720kgs €1540 Lmx 670kgs €1450

HEIFERS: Ch 425kgs €1070 Ch 375kgs €1040 Lm 415kgs €1010 Six 470kgs €1160 Ch 480kgs €1080 Ch 515kgs €1400 Ch 560kgs €1290 Lm 560kgs €1280

DRY COWS: Ch 790kgs €1630 AA 825kgs €1560 Lm 750kgs €1470 Lm 680kgs €1350 AA 730kgs €1340 Hex 470kgs €630

Cows with calves at foot made from €940 to €1650 per head.

Springers made from €920 to €1075

RUNNERS/CALVES: Young calves made from €150 to €350 with runners making up to €730 for continental lots.

WEANLING BULLS: Ch295kgs €850 Ch 285kgs  €800 Ch 345kgs €990 Ch 445kgs €1020 Lm 465kgs €1110 Ch 345kgs €970 Six 420kgs €970

WEANLING HEIFERS: Lm 285kgs €1060 Sim 280kgs €760 Ch 370kgs €1010 Ch 340kgs €870 Lm 355kgs €860 Ch 2620kgs €660

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Monday next the 14th September when our bullocks sale resumes on Monday’s and Thursday next the 17th September we hold our Annual Show and Sale of Weanlings in conjunction with our usual sale of Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings

All sales commence @ 11 AM, with COVID-19 restrictions in place for both buyers and sellers.

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