Farmers and feedlot agents active at Castlerea


“Prices and trade were similar to the previous week with demand strongest for the quality lots on offer” - Brendan Egan

Farmers and feedlot agents active at Castlerea

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“Prices and trade were similar to the previous week with demand strongest for the quality lots on offer” - Brendan Egan

Good numbers of stock presented for sale at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (December 13th) with the sale well-attended by farmers and feedlot agents, according to Brendan Egan - Manager.

“Prices and trade were similar to the previous week with demand strongest for the quality lots on offer.” Brendan Egan said.

“Overall, a good clearance took place for all categories of stock presented for sale.”
BULLOCKS

  • CH - 460KGS - €1180;
  • CH - 490KGS - €1190;
  • LM - 505KGS - €1130;
  • AAX - 630KGS - €1370;
  • CH - 475KGS €1140.

HEIFERS

  • LM - 420KGS - €1090;
  • CH - 400KGS - €990;
  • LM - 385KGS - €980;
  • LM - 400KGS - €1110;
  • LM - 480KGS - €1235;
  • CH - 450KGS - €1150;
  • CH - 670KGS - €1445;
  • CH - 590KGS - €1335.

DRY COWS

  • AAX - 960KGS - €1655;
  • BA - 750KGS - €1550;
  • LM - 710KGS - €1435;
  • LM - 740KGS - €1430;
  • AA - 980KGS - €1650.
Suckler pairings and springers

Cows with calves at foot made from €1100 to €1640/unit, while springers clicked from €720 to €1220/head.

Calves/Runners - Young stock varied from €140 to €280 with stronger lots making from €320 up to €765 for Continental lots.

WEANLING BULLS
  • CH - 265KGS - €830;
  • CH - 295KGS - €940;
  • LM - 275KGS - €740;
  • CH - 430KGS - €1065;
  • CH - 410KGS - €1040;
  • CH - 410KGS - €1095;
  • CH - 330KGS - €950.

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • CH - 290KGS - €915;
  • CH - 270KGS - €890;
  • BB - 350KGS - €920;
  • CH - 300KGS - €870;
  • CH - 320KGS - €885;
  • LM - 280KGS - €730.
Note
  • Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (December 20th) - the final sale day for 2018, with Bullocks; Heifers; Cows; Calve; Runners; and Weanlings on offer.

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