• Date: 13/09/2018
  • Type: Cattle

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

13/09/2018 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Repo 

700 cattle on offer this week. Trade remained unchanged from the previous week with forward store cattle remaining a good trade depending on the quality.


The Dry Cow  trade is holding firm while in the Weanling rings demand has increased for the quality calves with plainer light weight stock more difficult to sell. Breeding stock and runners had good numbers on offer also with demand and prices holding and in the case of the better quality lots prices were improved.



BULLOCKS: Ch 435kgs €1145 Lm 430kgs €1100 Chx 525kgs €1275 AA 510kgs €1110 AA 575kgs €1260 Lm 600kgs €1380 Six 540kgs 1150



HEIFERS: Lm 390kgs €960 Ch 470kgs €1270 Ch 490kgs €1400 Ch 610kgs €1445 Ch 640kgs €1475 LM 595kgs €1375 AA 490kgs €1100


DRY COWS: Ch 780kgs €1685 Lm 805kgs €1600 Lm 735kgs €1465 Lm 680kgs €1345 AA 845kgs €1585

Cows with calves at foot made from €1250 to €1330

Runners: Increased numbers on offer this week. Dairy cross lots made from €50 to €250 with continental crosses making from €340 to €720

Weanling Bulls: AAX 195kgs €500 Lm 295kgs €890 Lm 255kgs €815 Lm 270kgs €820 ch 340kgs €1040 Chx 310kgs €935 Sim 455kgs €1080

Weanling Heifers: Lm 240kgs €670 Sim 325kgs €865 Ch 305kgs €805 Lm 340kgs €800 Lm 280kgs €695

Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Monday next the 17th September when our Bullock sale resumes and on Thursday next the 20th September we have our annual show and sale of Weanlings in conjunction with our usual sale of Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings.

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