Castlerea
  • Date: 03/06/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

03/06/2021 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 03/06/21

Numbers of stock presented for sale maintained this week meet with increased farmer activity with the top quality lots topping out at €2.59 a kilo. In the heifer ring prices peaked at €3.10 a kilo with an excellent trade this week helped by the better quality stock on offer and increased farmer activity also. The weanling rings reported a good clearance with a variance in price depending on quality, a Charolais bull 340kgs fetched €1380 or €4.05 a kilo while the heifer weanlings reported a good clearance with prices peaking at 2.90 a kilo. The demand for cows with calves at foot remain strong also with €1980 paid for a 9year old Charolais cow and her bull calf at foot. The  dry cows were a lively trade this week with prices peaking at €2.33  a kilo while the calf trade with good numbers on offer were similar to last week.

SAMPLE PRICES:

BULLOCKS: Lm 480kgs €1200 Ch 460kgs €1140 AA 515kgs €1330 AA 505kgs €1190 Ch 585kgs €1520 Lm 550kgs €1420

Ch 630kgs €1410 Ch 685kgs €1530

HEIFERS: Sim 410kgs €1200 Ch 370kgs €1150 Lm 390kgs €1080 Lm 450kgs €1240 Ch 455kgs €1180 Ch 775kgs €1750 Lm 655kgs €1690 Lm 545kgs €1470 Lm 570kgs €1500

DRY COWS: Lm 680kgs €1590 Lm 735kgs €1420 Lm 720kgs €1510 AA 695kgs €1240 Hex 660kgs €1180 AA 545kgs €910

Cows with calves at foot made from €1380 to €1980

Springers made from €900 to  €1300

Calves made from €85 to €350 for continental lots.

WEANLING BULLS: Ch 270kgs €830 Ch 250kgs €660 Ch 340kgs €1380 Ch 390kgs €1120 Lm 385kgs €1060 Hex 195kgs €580 Sax 295kgs €730

WEANLING HEIFERS: Lm 265kgs €780 Ch 275kgs €770 Lm 225kgs €630 Ch 330kgs €940 Ch 345kgs €910 AA 355kgs €880 Ch 330kgs €880 Lm 220kg €640

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday next the 10th June with our usual sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings.

All sales commence @ 11 AM

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