Castlerea
  • Date: 15/07/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

15/07/2021 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Co-Operative Livestock Mart Ltd. Market report re sale 15/07/21

500 cattle presented for sale this week and trade and prices are holding well with some very fancy prices paid for the quality lots on offer. The bullock ring saw a large entry with prices peaking at €3.26 a kilo while the heavier lots made up to €1950 and with strong farmer buying agents and Northern demand a good clearance took place. The heifer ring had a similar tone and the lighter quality store heifer in particular was much sought after. The dry cow trade and breeding stock remain in strong demand with the dry cows peaking at €2.57 a kilo while the cows with calves at foot made up to €1750. Lesser numbers of suck calves on offer but a good clearance took place. While the weanling rings saw the heifer weanlings fetch up to €3.27 a kilo with the bulls making up to €2.97 a kilo.

SAMPLE PRICES:

BULLOCKS: Ch 435kgs €1420 Ch 450kgs €1400 Sim 385kgs €1130 Lm 430kgs €1330 Lm 425kgs €1190 AA 415kgs €1070 Ch 505kgs €1550 AA 540kgs €1410 Ch 525kgs €1360 Ch 595kgs €1650 AA 570kgs €1370 Ch 600kgs €1700 Lm 785kgs 1950 Bax 740kgs €1800 AA 600kgs €1500

HEIFERS: Ch 410kgs €1260 Ch 390kgs €1190 Ch 325kgs €990 AA 375kgs €880 Ch 485kgs €1340 Ch 460kgs €1340 Lm 485kgs €1210 Ch 685kgs €1600 Lm 550kgs €1450 Lm 525kgs €1350 Ch 600kgs €1530 AA 625kgs €1450

DRY COWS: Ch 885kgs €2060 BBX 730kgs €1880 AA 845kgs €1850  Lm 795kgs €1760 Ch 760kgs €1630 Lm 690kgs €1580 Lm 620kgs €1400 Fr 690kgs €1050

Cows with calves at foot made from €1350 to €1750 per head.

Springers made from €850 to €1500 per head.

CALVES: Dairy cross calves made from €5 to €65 per head, Hereford and Angus cross lots made from €230 to €360, while the runners made up to €720

WEANLING BULLS: Lm 380kgs €1130 Ch 400kgs €1030 Ch 345kgs €940 Ch 430kgs €1100 Lm 400kgs €1000

WEANLING HEIFERS: Lm 275kgs €820 Ch 250kgs €780 AA 280kgs €770 Ch 345kgs €1130 AA 395kgs €1060 Ch 350kgs €1000 AA 335kgs €860

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday next the 22nd July with our weekly sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves,Runners and Weanlings.

All sales commence @ 11 AM  

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