Largest sale to date this year at Castlerea


“Breeding stock, in particular, and quality stores for further feeding recorded some very fancy prices, while bullocks met with stronger demand” – Brendan Egan

Largest sale to date this year at Castlerea

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“Breeding stock, in particular, and quality stores for further feeding recorded some very fancy prices, while bullocks met with stronger demand” – Brendan Egan

Largest sale to date this year at Castlerea on Thursday (March 5th) and despite the recent inclement weather conditions, trade remained strong for all categories of stock, according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

“Breeding stock, in particular, and quality stores for further feeding recorded some very fancy prices while the increased numbers of bullocks on offer met with stronger demand this week.”

The cow trade reported a good clearance this week and the calf ring. with increased numbers on offer witnessed better demand this week especially for the better quality lots.” He added.

BULLOCKS

  • CHX - 460KGS - €1230;
  • SI - 480KGS - €1175;
  • AA - 470KGS - €1130;
  • CH - 540KGS - €1385;
  • CHX - 530KGS - €1320;
  • LM - 525KGS - €1260;
  • LMX - 575KGS - €1415;
  • LM - 665KGS - €1600;
  • LM - 560KGS - €1380.

HEIFERS

  • LMX - 410KGS - €1060;
  • LM - 375KGS - €955;
  • AA - 495KGS - €1450;
  • CH - 460KGS - €1230;
  • LM - 465KGS - €1200;
  • BBX - 530KGS - €156;
  • LM - 530KGS - €1500;
  • AA - 505KGS - €1450.

DRY COWS

  • LMX - 490KGS - €1000;
  • LM - 720KGS - €1225;
  • HEX - 755KGS - €1150;
  • LM - 715KGS - €1230;
  • FR - 650KGS - €745.

SUCKLER PAIRINGS & SPRINGERS

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1300 to €1720/unit;
  • Springer cows ranged from €950 to €1380/head.

CALVES

Bigger numbers of calves presented for sale this week, the manager added.

FR bulls made from €10 to €70 per head, while AA and HEX-types clicked from €150 to €280 with continentals reaching €230 to €380/head.

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • LM - 240KGS - €800;
  • CH - 280KGS - €810;
  • CH - 345KGS - €1100;
  • CH - 320KGS - €1085;
  • CH - 345KGS - €1005;
  • LM - 425KGS - €1225;
  • CH - 405KGS - €1130;
  • CH - 400KGS - €1100.

WEANLING BULLS

  • CHX - 295KGS - €1015;
  • LMX - 275KGS - €930;
  • CH - 270KGS – €805;
  • CHX - 440KGS - €1380;
  • CH - 390KGS - €1260;
  • CHX - 350KGS - €1160;
  • CH - 385KGS - €1145.

RUNNERS: Runners made from €350 up to €880 for the top-quality continental lots.

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