Cull Cows peak at €1,870 at Castlerea Mart


Brendan Egan said that short-keep cull cows improved in price, while demand continues to increase for breeding stock. Read more here.

Cull Cows peak at €1,870 at Castlerea Mart

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Brendan Egan said that short-keep cull cows improved in price, while demand continues to increase for breeding stock. Read more here.

A bigger numbers of stock presented for sale this week and trade remained firm for most categories of stock, according to manager, Brendan Egan. Quality store heifers 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.

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

Suckler Pairings & Springers

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1000 to €1900 per head
  • Springer cows made from €1050 to €1640

Dairy

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:

  • 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

150 bullocks presented for sale with good demand on offer and a good clearance took place, Brendan Egan noted.

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

Note

Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Monday next the 16th April with the 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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