Northern buyers active at Castlerea


“Improved farmer activity this week, as well as feedlots agents and Northern customers, led to an improved trade this week, resulting in a good clearance" - Brendan Egan

Northern buyers active at Castlerea

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“Improved farmer activity this week, as well as feedlots agents and Northern customers, led to an improved trade this week, resulting in a good clearance" - Brendan Egan

Some 500 cattle were on offer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (February 7th), with an improved trade all-round for all categories, according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

“Improved farmer activity this week, as well as feedlots agents and Northern customers, led to an improved trade this week, resulting in a good clearance.” The manager of the Roscommon-based venue said.

Bullocks

  • CHX - 470KGS - €1205;

  • LM - 440KGS - €1100;

  • CH - 540KGS - €1360;

  • CH - 500KGS - €1230;

  • CH - 580KGS - €1370;

  • AAX - 565KGS - €1290;

  • CH - 605KGS - €1430;

  • SI - 655KGS - €1400.

Heifers

  • LM - 400KGS - €960;

  • LM - 380KGS - €930;

  • CH - 365KGS - €915;

  • LM - 470KGS - €1385;

  • BBX - 480KGS - €1130;

  • CHX - 450KGS - €1095;

  • LM - 570KGS - €1320;

  • LM - 550KGS - €1250;

  • CH - 630KGS - €1355.

Dry Cows

  • LM - 735KGS - €1345;

  • LM - 695KGS - €1300;

  • LM - 750KGS - €1300;

  • SI - 850KGS - €1450;

  • LM - 785KGS - €1275.

Suckler pairings and in-calve entries

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €970 to €1510/head;

  • In-calve entries sold from €780 to €1,500/head.

Calves and Runners

  • AA BULL - €180;

  • AA HFR - €200;

  • SA HFR - €325;

  • AA HFR - €240;

  • HEX BULL - €220;

  • FR BULL - €100;

  • AA BULL - €230.

  • Runners went under the hammer from €330 with up to €825 forked out for Continental lots.

Weanling Bulls

  • CH - 290KGS - €805;

  • CH - 350KGS - €970;

  • CH - 320KGS - €1000;

  • CH - 405KGS - €1135;

  • CH - 415KGS - €1190;

  • LM 255KGS - €725.

Weanling Heifers

  • CHX - 275KGS - €895;

  • BBX - 265KGS - €985;

  • LM - 265KGS - €755;

  • CHX - 305KGS - €990;

  • CH - 380KGS - €1025;

  • LM - 370KGS - €970;

  • CH - 400KGS - €1025.

Note

  • Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (February 14th) with the usual sale of Bullocks; Heifers; Cows; Calves; Runners and Weanlings - all sales commence at 11 AM.

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