Castlerea
  • Date: 01/04/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

01/04/2021 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report re sale 01/04/21

700 cattle presented for sale this week with trade and prices holding firm as buyers continue to source stock despite the  recent weather conditions. Heifers were in strong demand again this week while the weanling rings reported good clearances with the top quality weanling exceeding €3  a kilo in both rings. The dry cows trade is holding firm with €2.26 a kilo reached. Breeding stock continue to rise in price as increased interest was shown this week while the calf trade was very strong also with prices reaching €440.

SAMPLE PRICES:

HEIFERS: Ch 425kgs €1100 Ch 385kgs €1070 Lm  485kgs €1260 Sax 440kgs €1190 Lm 635kgs €1560 Ch 605kgs €1440 Ch 530kgs €1370 Lm 445kgs 1160

DRY COWS: Hex 465kgs €750 Lm 815kg €1770 Ch 790kgs €1710 Shx 755kgs €1560 Lm 650kgs €1470 Fr 485kgs €640

Cows with calves at foot made from €1080 to €1920

Springer cows made from €940 to €1470 per head.

CALVES: Fr bulls €65 AA bulls €260 Shx hfr €400 AA bulls €280 Hex hfr €260 BB hfr €385

WEANLING BULLS: AAx 275kgs €850 Lm 285kgs €840 Lmx 240kgs €840 Ch 390kgs €1160 Ch 340kgs €1040 Lm 310kgs €1080 Ch 460kgs €1190

WEANLING HEIFERS: Lm 283kgs €870 Lm 290kgs €800 Ch 360kgs €1100 Lm 330kgs €1050 Ch 350kgs €990 Lm 330kgs €970 Ch 290kgs €830

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