Trade improves for better-quality weanlings at Castlerea


Thursday’s sale attracted a good attendance of customers and a slightly larger entry of cattle, according to Brendan Egan. Good clearances were recorded in the bullock and heifer rings.

Trade improves for better-quality weanlings at Castlerea

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Thursday’s sale attracted a good attendance of customers and a slightly larger entry of cattle, according to Brendan Egan. Good clearances were recorded in the bullock and heifer rings.

Slightly bigger numbers of stock presented for at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (January 24th), with trade and prices similar to last week, according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

He reported an improved trade for better-quality weanlings, while good clearances were recorded in the bullock and heifer rings; there was a good attendance at the general cattle sale.

BULLOCKS

  • LM - 435KGS - €1050;
  • LM - 495KGS - €1120;
  • LM - 530KGS - €1280;
  • LM - 500KGS - €1265;
  • CH - 590KGS - €1435;
  • CH - 615KGS - €1450;
  • AA - 665KGS - €1335

HEIFERS

  • LM - 405KGS - €1000;
  • LM - 380KGS - €945;
  • LM - 445KGS - €1180;
  • SI - 490KGS - €1125;
  • CH - 610KGS - €1465;
  • CH - 580KGS - €1410;
  • AA - 520KGS - €1200;
  • BBX - 520KGS - €1225.

DRY COWS

  • LM - 730KGS - €1460;
  • CH - 755KGS - €1435;
  • SIX - 795KGS - €1370;
  • LM - 810KGS - €1440;
  • LM - 755KGS - €1370

SUCKLER ENTRIES

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €900 to €1440/unit;
  • Springers ranged from €820 to €1665/head.

CALVES

  • Young calves sold from €40 to €335/head, with stronger runner-type lots making from €300 up to €845 for Continental lots.

WEANLING BULLS

  • LM - 285KGS - €830;
  • CH - 280KGS - €785;
  • LM - 250KGS - €710;
  • CH - 375KGS - €1070;
  • LM - 435KGS - €1045;
  • CH - 500KGS - €1215;
  • LM - 325KGS - €905.

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • CH - 295KGS - €880;
  • CH - 255KGS - €855;
  • CH - 300KGS - €1095;
  • LM - 350KGS - €1035;
  • CH - 320KGS - €835;
  • LM - 265KGS - €735.

NOTE

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (January 31st) with the usual sale of Bullocks; Heifers; Cows; Calves; Runners; and Weanlings - all sales commence @ 11 AM.

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