Trade remains strong at Castlerea


“A good attendance of buyers presents for all categories of stock on offer” – Egan

Trade remains strong at Castlerea

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“A good attendance of buyers presents for all categories of stock on offer” – Egan

Large numbers of cattle were presented for sale at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (April 11th), according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

“Trade remained strong again this week with a good attendance of buyers present for all categories of stock on offer.”

Heifers:

  • CHX - 390KGS - €1110;

  • LM - 400KGS - €1015;

  • LM - 480KGS - €1300;

  • SI - 480KGS - €1260;

  • CH - 685KGS - €1585;

  • CH - 610KGS - €1395;

  • AA - 710KGS - €1420.

Dry Cows:

  • LM - 435KGS - €790;

  • PTX - 915KGS - €1755;

  • LM - 805KGS - €1560;

  • AA - 810KGS - €1480;

  • AA - 820KGS - €1445.

Suckler Pairings, Springers and Dairy Stock

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1280- €2290/unit – a price that was paid for a LM cow and her CH bull calf at foot;

  • Springers sold from €900 to €1650/head

  • Dairy stock made from €500 to €675/head.

CALVES: Big numbers on offer this week with trade improved by €20 - €30/head, Egan outlined.

  • Friesian calves - €50-€110;

  • Hereford and Angus calves - €200-€385;

  • Continentals - €460.

Weanling Bulls:

  • CH - 260KGS - €915;

  • CH - 260KGS - €880;

  • LM - 395KGS - €1150;

  • LM - 435KGS - €1120;

  • CH - 415KGS - €1120.

Weanling Heifers:

  • LMX 295KGS €935;

  • SI - 270KGS - €825;

  • CH - 285KGS - €800;

  • LM - 395KGS - €1160;

  • CH - 355KGS - €1080;

  • CH - 345KGS - €1050.

Bullock Sale

180 bullocks were on offer on Monday (April 8th) with prices and trade similar to previous weeks.

Lots made from €450 to €865 over their weight and an average of €640 over the kg was forked out.

  • CH - 495KGS - €1290;

  • LM - 475KGS - €1235;

  • CH - 540KGS - €1325;

  • AA - 535KGS - €1265;

  • CH - 575KGS - €1440;

  • LM - 625KGS - €1500;

  • AA - 635KGS - €1380;

  • AA - 670KGS - €1390.

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