Cull cows climb to €2.24/KG at Castlerea


500 cattle went under the hammer - bullocks peaked at €1,430; heifers hit €1,535; dry cows fetched up to €1,630 & cows with calves topped out at €1,970.

Cull cows climb to €2.24/KG at Castlerea

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500 cattle went under the hammer - bullocks peaked at €1,430; heifers hit €1,535; dry cows fetched up to €1,630 & cows with calves topped out at €1,970.

500 cattle presented for sale this week as the recent spell of fine weather impacted on numbers, according to Brendan Egan, Manager.

The trade remained very strong with strong farmer activity this week and prices were maintained especially for the quality stores on offer.

Bullocks

  • CHX 490KGS €1430
  • LM 415KGS €1265
  • LM 445KGS €1220
  • CH 535KGS €1380
  • CH 555KGS €1610
  • CH 555KGS €1440
  • CH 605KGS €1450

Heifers

  • LM 410KGS €1115
  • CH 395KGS €1085
  • CH 400KGS €1070
  • LM 490KGS €1345
  • LM 495KGS €1335
  • CH 560KGS €1535
  • LM 505KGS €1445
  • CH 510KGS €1425
  • LM 520KGS €1420

Dry Cows; Suckler Pairings & Springers

  • LM 740KGS €1630
  • LM 685KGS €1535
  • LM 620KGS €1335
  • CH 785KGS €1470
  • Cows with calves at foot clicked from €1310 to €1970 per head.
  • Springers varied from €850 to €1290 per head

Calves

Young calves made from €135 to €330/head, while stronger runner types ranged from from€330 to €675 per head.

Weanling Bulls

  • LM 280KGS €840
  • LM 260KGS €795
  • CH 270KGS €795
  • CH 345KGS €1040
  • AA 440KGS €1125
  • LM 390KGS €1065

Weanling Heifers

  • LM 290KGS €875
  • CH 285KGS €830
  • LM 210KGS €725
  • LM 395KGS €1055
  • LM 335KGS €910
  • LM 410KGS €1055

Note

Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Thursday next the 14th June with the usual sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings. All sales commence @ 11 AM with 3 rings in operation.

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