Castlerea
  • Date: 07/10/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Weanling

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

07/10/2021 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Co-Operative livestock mart Ltd. Market Report re sale 07/10/21

A large entry of stock presented for sale on Thursday last as weather conditions deteriorated. Trade for quality lots remained firm with a good attendance of buyers present for all categories of stock. The heifer ring reported a good clearance with increased farmer activity while the weanling rings saw some very fancy prices paid for the quality lots. Breeding stock and dry cows remain unchanged while the runners were an improved trade.

SAMPLE PRICES:

HEIFERS: Lm 410kgs €1200 Ch 395kgs €1170 Ch 385kgs €1100 Ch 480kgs €1350 Sim 460kgs €1200 AA 460kgs €1120 Ch 650kgs €1480 Lm 500kgs €1450 Ch 510kgs €1430

DRY COWS: Ch 890kgs €1950 Lm 735kgs €1670 Lm 620kgs €1490 Sim 790kgs €1660 Lm 840kgs €1830 Her 620kgs €1000 Fr 540kgs €730 Shx 675kgs €1070

Cows with calves at foot made from €1050 to €2350 per head, while springers made from €920 to €1700 per head.

RUNNERS/CALVES: Lots made from €180 to €750 for continentals types

WEANLING BULLS: Ch 280kgs €1100 Ch 295kgs €1000 BBx 245kgs €900 AA 280kgs €840 Lm 245kgs €800 Ch 350kgs €1140 BB 335kgs €1140 BB 335kgs €1070 Ch 320kgs €1320

WEANLING HEIFERS: Lm 290kgs €1110 Lm 245kgs €1090 Lm 290kgs €1000 AA 250kgs €760 Ch 265kgs €790 Lm 250kgs €930 Ch 260kgs €740

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