Suckler pairings hit €1,710 at Castlerea


'With all the unrest in the last number of weeks in the farming sector, a good clearance was reported'

Suckler pairings hit €1,710 at Castlerea

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'With all the unrest in the last number of weeks in the farming sector, a good clearance was reported'

Some 400 lots were under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (August 1st), according to Brendan Egan – manager.

Speaking following the general cattle sale, he said: “With all the unrest in the last number of weeks in the farming sector, a good clearance was reported from all rings.”

Bullocks:

  • CHX - 475KGS - €1145;

  • LM - 445KGS - €1145;

  • CHX - 420KGS - €1075;

  • LM - 480KGS - €1050;

  • SIX - 520KGS - €1160;

  • CHX - 520KGS - €1075;

  • HEX - 520KGS - €830;

  • AAX - 515KGS - €830;

  • BAX - 595KGS - €1205;

  • LMX - 580KGS - €1200;

  • CH - 555KGS - €1165;

  • LMX - 550KGS - €1120;

  • AAX - 620KGS - €1160;

  • LM - 620KGS - €1300;

  • AAX - 675KGS - €1280.

Heifers:

  • LMX - 290KGS - €720;

  • AAX - 265KGS - €570;

  • AA - 280KGS - €625;

  • LMX - 420KGS - €1000;

  • CHX - 410KGS - €950;

  • LMX - 385KGS - €925;

  • BBX - 445KGS - €1065;

  • CH - 480KGS - €1045;

  • CH - 470KGS - €1025;

  • LMX - 485KGS - €1030;

  • LM - 705KGS - €1395;

  • AAX - 685KGS - €1230;

  • SIX - 710KGS - €1220;

  • HEX - 675KGS - €1200;

  • LM - 560KGS - €1165.

Dry Cows:

  • AAX - 455KGS - €755;

  • CH - 740KGS - €1350;

  • LM - 820KGS - €1295;

  • LMX - 745KGS - €1270;

  • AAX - 700KGS - €1225;

  • BBX - 710KGS - €1150;

  • SIX - 690KGS - €1180;

  • FR - 780KGS - €1075;

  • CHX - 715KGS - €105;

  • AAX - 670KGS - €1070.

Suckler pairings

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1010 to €1780 – a price that was paid for Limousin cow with her Limousin bull calf at foot.

Calves/Runners:

  • Dairy-type calves - €85-€240;

  • Continentals - €250-€775 for a Limousin heifer calf;

  • Runners - €370-€665.

Weanling Bulls:

  • CHX - 285KGS - €670;

  • LMX - 265KGS - €600;

  • LMX - 295KGS - €585;

  • LMX - 345KGS - €930;

  • LMX - 320KGS - €915;

  • CH - 385KGS - €910;

  • CHX - 335KGS - €830.

Weanling Heifers:

  • SIX - 240KGS - €710;

  • CHX - 290KGS - €640;

  • CHX - 335KGS - €865;

  • CHX - 385KGS - €830;

  • SIX - 320KGS - €800;

  • LMX - 340KG - €725;

  • CHX - 430KGS - €930.

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