Strong demand for forward stores at Castlerea


“Strong farmer, feedlot and exporter activity.” – Brendan Egan

Strong demand for forward stores at Castlerea

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“Strong farmer, feedlot and exporter activity.” – Brendan Egan

Numbers presented for sale at Castlerea Mart are “remaining strong for the time of year”, according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

He noted that forward-stores, in particular, met with very good demand on Thursday (May 2nd) with a top price of €1070 over recorded in the heifer ring; forward dry cows made in excess of €2/kg.

In the weanling rings trade has remained firm also with strong farmer, feedlot and exporter activity, while breeding stock remain a very good trade.”

Heifers:

  • LMX - 395KGS - €1105;

  • BBX - 415KGS - €1070;

  • CHX - 480KGS - €1290;

  • CH - 435KGS - €1150;

  • CH - 670KGS - €1740;

  • CH - 595KGS - €1390;

  • LM - 500KGS - €1380;

  • LM - 490KGS - €1155.

Dry Cows:

  • AAX - 495KGS - €1000;

  • LM - 950KGS - €1890;

  • CH - 870KGS - €1750;

  • LM - 790KGS - €1685;

  • LM - 820KGS - €1650;

  • LM - 750KGS - €1495.

Suckler Entries

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1030 to €1740/unit;

  • Springers sold from €1050 to €1250/head.

Calves

  • HEX heifer - €255;

  • CH bull - €430;

  • CH heifer - €355;

  • LM heifer - €405;

  • HEX bull - €270;

  • FR bull - €50.

Weanling Bulls:

  • CH - 270KGS - €870;

  • LM - 275KGS - €870;

  • CH - 255KGS - €780;

  • CH - 370KGS - €1050;

  • LM - 345KGS - €1000;

  • LM - 350KGS - €985;

  • LM - 445KGS - €1140.

Weanling Heifers:

  • LM - 295KGS - €925;

  • CH - 275KGS - €870;

  • CH - 255KGS - €780;

  • CH - 370KGS - €1050;

  • LM - 345KGS - €1000;

  • LM - 350KGS - €985;

  • LM - 445KGS - €1140.

Bullocks Sale

200 bullocks passed through the ring on Monday (April 29th), with prices ranging from €350 to €905 euro over with an average of €597 over the kg paid.

“Demand was very strong this week for the bullocks with a full clearance reported from a well-attended sale.” the manager added.

  • CH - 475KGS - €1275;

  • LM - 415KGS - €1230;

  • AA - 490KGS - €1205;

  • AA - 540KGS - €137;

  • CH - 500KGS - €1335;

  • LM - 510KGS - €1305;

  • AA - 575KGS - €1480;

  • CH - 600KGS - €1470;

  • AA - 555KGS - €1350.

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