Calves make from €5 to €285 at Castlerea


“The calf ring witnessed increased numbers this week with a variance in price between the better-quality types and the plainer lots” – Brendan Egan

Calves make from €5 to €285 at Castlerea

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“The calf ring witnessed increased numbers this week with a variance in price between the better-quality types and the plainer lots” – Brendan Egan

600 cattle were on offer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (February 14th), with a good spring-like trade prevailing for store bullocks, heifers and weanlings, according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

The manager of the Roscommon-based venue noted a good attendance of customers present sourcing stock for further feeding.

“The cow trade remains firm while the calf ring witnessed increased numbers this week with a variance in price between the better-quality types and the plainer lots.” The manager added.

Bullocks

  • CHX - 495KGS - €1230;

  • LM - 480KGS - €1200;

  • LM - 535KGS - €1320;

  • CH - 505KGS - €1250;

  • LM - 585KGS - €1340;

  • AA - 570KGS - €1330;

  • CHX - 630KGS - €1415;

  • AAX - 635KGS - €1360.

Heifers

  • CHX - 420KGS - €995;

  • LM - 400KGS - €960;

  • CH - 425KGS - €1160;

  • BBX - 445KGS - €1290;

  • CH - 480KGS - €1190;

  • CH - 580KGS - €1530;

  • CH - 645KGS - €1480;

  • AA - 560KGS - €1325.

Dry Cows

  • SIX - 480KGS - €885;

  • LM - 800KGS - €1600;

  • LMX - 760KGS - €1560;

  • BBX - 780KGS - €1385;

  • CH - 825KGS - €1385;

  • FR - 480KGS - €590;

  • LM - 460KGS - €770.

Suckler pairings and In-calve entries

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1200 to €1580/unit;

  • Springers ranged from €620 to €1050/head.

Calves

  • Jersey-crosses sold from €5 - €10;

  • Plain Friesian-types – €15-€45;

  • Better quality FR – up to €110;

  • Angus and Hereford-types ranged from €100-€285/head.

Weanling Bulls

  • CH - 270KGS - €780;

  • CH - 295KGS - €825;

  • CHX - 385KGS - €1095;

  • CH - 345KGS - €1040;

  • LM - 425KGS - €1020;

  • AA - 285KGS - €700.

Weanling Heifers

  • CH - 260KGS - €835;

  • CH - 270KGS - €800;

  • CH - 245KGS - €745;

  • LMX - 335KGS - €1025;

  • CH - 380KGS - €975;

  • CH - 395KGS - €1075;

  • CH - 400KGS - €945.

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