Smaller entry at Castlerea due to inclement weather


“Bullocks and Heifers were similar in price to previous weeks while the weanlings are steadily increasing in price with the top-quality calves recording fancy prices” – Brendan Egan.

Smaller entry at Castlerea due to inclement weather

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“Bullocks and Heifers were similar in price to previous weeks while the weanlings are steadily increasing in price with the top-quality calves recording fancy prices” – Brendan Egan.

The recent inclement weather conditions had an impact on the number of cattle presented for sale at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (January, 31st), according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

The ones that braved the elements met with a good trade and a good clearance overall.” The Manager said following the general cattle sale.

“Bullocks and Heifers were similar in price to previous weeks while the weanlings are steadily increasing in price with the top-quality calves recording fancy prices.” He added.

Bullocks

  • LMX - 465KGS - €1110;

  • CHX - 470KGS - €1080;

  • CH - 545KGS - €1385;

  • CH - 515KGS - €1270;

  • CH - 540KGS - €1285;

  • CH - 550KGS - €1355;

  • AAX - 600KGS - €1200.

Heifers

  • LM - 460KGS - €1035;

  • CH - 590KGS - €1345;

  • CH - 560KGS - €1250;

  • AAX - 455KGS - €1000;

  • LM - 530KGS - €1175.

Cull Cows

  • LMX - 700KGS - €1260;

  • LM - 675KGS - €1180;

  • CH - 695KGS - €1070;

  • LM - 685KGS - €1035.

Suckler Pairings and In-calve entries

  • Cows with calf at foot climbed to €1190, while springers reached €985.

  • Calves: Young calves made from €65 to €100/head, while runners sold from €500 to €800/head.

Weanling Bulls

  • CHX - 275KGS - €800;

  • LM - 245KGS - €725;

  • LM - 370KGS - €1025;

  • LM - 380KGS - €1000;

  • CH - 440KGS - €1000.

Weanling Heifers

  • CH - 260KGS - €785;
  • CH - 275KGS - €845;

  • LM - 290KGS - €870;

  • LM - 310KGS - €940;

  • CH - 275KGS - €780.

Note

  • Sales continue at Castlerea Mart next Thursday (February 7th) with the usual sale of Bullocks; Heifers; Cows; Calves; Runners and Weanlings - all sales commence at 11 AM.

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