- Town: Castlerea (Co. Roscommon)
- Address: Castlerea Livestock Co-operative Mart,
- Webpage: Castlerea Mart
08/07/2021 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report
Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 08/07/21
Large entry of stock presented for sale this week and trade has held up very well even with the extra stock on offer for the time of year. The bullock ring witnessed strong demand again this week for the quality store bullocks with the top lots exceeding €3.00 a kilo, while the heavier lots made up to €2050 with a good clearance had. The heifer rings had a lively trade also with agents, farmers, northern buyers active again this week. Breeding stock with good numbers on offer saw prices peak at €2330 for a Limousin cow and her bull calf at foot. The dry cow trade witnessed a good clearance with prices peaking at €2140 or €2.40 a kilo. The calf trade and runners are holding well as farmers replace sold stock while the weanling rings noticed very strong demand this week for the weanling heifers on offer with prices peaking at €3.29 a kilo, while the bull ring was governed by quality with variance between the quality lots and plainer types.
BULLOCKS: Ch 465kgs €1400 BBx 475kgs €1380 Ch 435kgs €1300 AA 410kgs €1140 Ch 540kgs €1380 AA 530kgs €1290 Ch 590kgs €1640 Lm 565kgs €1470 Lm 640kgs €1670 AA 635kgs €1560 Ch 825kgs €2050 Lm 655kgs €1730 Ch 715kgs €1780
HEIFERS: BA 410kgs €1100 Lm 390kgs €1050 Ch 335kgs €900 Hex 340kgs €700 Ch 445kgs €1430 Lm 440kgs €1160 Ch 685kgs €1720 Ch 650kgs 1650 AA745kgs €1560
DRY COWS: Ch 890kgs €2140 Lm 810kgs €1850 Lm 775kgs €1760 Ch 705kgs €1670 Ch 590kgs €1410 Fr 630kgs €1160 Fr 555kgs €960
Cows with calves at foot made from €920 to €2330
Springers made from €1140 to €1220
CALVES/RUNNERS: Dairy cross calves made from €20 to €170 with Hereford and Angus types making from €170 to €390 and continentals making up to €500
Runners made from €120 to €770 for the continental types on offer.
WEANLING HEIFERS: Ch 295kgs €860 Lm 250kgs €800 Lm 250kgs €770 Lm 355kgs €1150 Ch 385kgs €1130 Ch 330kgs €940 Lm 430kgs €1280 Lm 415kgs €1190
WEANLING BULL: Lm 285kgs €810 Ch 360kgs €1020 Ch 370kgs €1040 Lm 330kgs €900 Ch 330kgs €940 Ch 420kgs €1050
Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday next the 15th July with our weekly sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings.
All sales commence at 11 AM with 3 rings in operation