• Date: 12/04/2018
  • Type: Cattle, Dairy, Sheep, Weanling

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

12/04/2018 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 12/04/18

Bigger numbers of stock presented for sale this week and trade remained firm for most categories of stock. Quality store heifer were in strong demand as were the weanling bulls and weanling heifers. Good demand was evident for the quality store cows while the forward short keep lots were improved in price. The calf ring reported a good clearance with some strong prices paid for the continental lots while breeding stock continue to rise in price. 

Sample Prices: 

Heifers: Lm 420kgs €1240 BBx 420kgs €1110 Lm 385kgs €1060 Ch 480kgs €1255 AA 480kgs €1215 Ch 520kgs €1465 Her 580kgs €1325 Lm 5320kgs €1270 

Dry Cows: Ch 495kgs €955 Lm 755kgs €1680 Lm 795kgs 1870 Chx 655kgs €1425 

Cows with calves at foot made from €1000 to €1900 per head

Springer cows made from €1050 to €1640

A Dairy dispersal sale reported 100% clearance with milkers making from €1160 to €1620 per head and dairy replacement heifers making from €820 to €860 per head.

Calves : Good numbers on offer again this week 

Sample prices: Lm hfr €305 BB hfr €350 AA hfr €170  AA bull €260 Hex hfr €235 AA hfr €255  Lm bull €385 Si bull €395 

Weanling Bulls: Ch 285kgs €905 Lm 285kgs €825 Lm 435kgs €1250 Lm 465kgs €1190 Ch 360kgs €1065

Weanling Heifers: Lm 280kgs €875 Lm 335kgs €1045  Chx 390kgs €1000 Ch 265kgs €805 Lm 385kgs €1085 Ch 405kgs €1040 


Bullocks sale Monday 9th April 

150 bullocks presented for sale with good demand on offer and a good clearance took place

Sample prices:  Lm 465kgs €1260 Ch 445kgs €1245 Lm 515kgs €1350 
AA 540kgs €1280 Lm 560kgs €1410 AA 600kgs €1430 Lm 655kgs €1500 


Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Monday next the 16th April with our usual Bullock sale and on Thursday next we have our usual sale of Heifers, Cows, Calves Runners and Weanlings and all sales commence @ 11AM

Farmers are reminded that yard opens @ 8 AM

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