• Date: 08/02/2018
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

08/02/2018 - Castlerea Cattle Mart Report

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re sale 08/02/18

Similar numbers of stock presented for sale this week and despite the recent inclement weather conditions a lively trade prevailed for all classes of stock on offer. Weanlings in particular aided by strong export demand and feeders reported an excellent clearance with some fancy prices paid for the top quality lots. Bullocks, heifers and dry cows remained a firm trade also and there were increased numbers of calves and breeding stock on offer.

Sample Prices: 

Bullocks: Lm 465kgs €1220 Ch 480kgs €1255 ch 540kgs €1390 Lm 520kgs €1310 Ch 635kgs €1570 Lm 690kgs €1640 Ch 650kgs €1545

Heifers: Ch 420kgs €1105 Lm 410kgs €1025 Ch 370kgs €1025 Lm 465kgs €1250 Chx 440kgs €1290 Ch 500kgs €1280 Lm 520kgs €1245

Dry Cows: Lm 780kgs €1615 Lm 720kgs €1435 Lm 740kgs €1395 Fr 680kgs €1025 Fr 595kgs €820

Cows with calves at foot made from €1150 to €1270 per head

Springer cows made form €930 to €1450 per head

Calves: Young calves made form €75 to €355 per head with stronger runner types making from €320 to €690 per head

Weanling Bulls: Lm 290kgs €905 Ch 205kgs €885 Lm 275kgs €855 BBX 380kgs €1280 Lm 495kgs €1430 Ch 360kgs €1085 Lm 280kgs €850 

Weanling Heifers: Ch 290kgs €945 Lm 265kgs €900 Ch 280kgs €860 Si 395kgs €1105 Ch 360kgs €1070 Lm 330kgs €960 

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday next 15th February with our usual sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and weanlings on offer.

All sales commence @ 11 AM

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