Prices more ‘spring-like than pre-Christmas’ at Castlerea


"A large attendance of customers trying to source stock as the current trading year enters the final week"

Prices more ‘spring-like than pre-Christmas’ at Castlerea

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"A large attendance of customers trying to source stock as the current trading year enters the final week"

Thursday, December 12th saw approximately 700 lots go under the Castlerea Mart.

“Prices were more spring-like than pre-Christmas with a large attendance of customers present trying to source stock as the current trading year enters the final week.”

The weanling heifer ring, Egan added, reported a strong trade also while breeding stock, runners and dry cows reported “excellent clearances”.

BULLOCKS:

  • CH - 470KGS - €1235;

  • CH - 485KGS - €1425;

  • LM - 470KGS - €1185;

  • LM - 535KGS - €1320;

  • LM - 565KGS - €1220;

  • LM - 645KGS - €1455;

  • CH - 615KGS - €1395;

  • CH - 685KGS - €1450;

  • CH - 720KGS - €1465;

  • AA - 655KGS - €1315.

HEIFERS:

  • CH - 425KGS - €1075;

  • CH - 410KGS - €1070;

  • CH - 390KGS - €1050;

  • LM - 480KGS - €1145;

  • CH - 460KGS - €1125;

  • LM - 440KGS - €1105;

  • LM - 600KGS - €1365;

  • LM - 565KGS - €1295.

DRY COWS:

  • AA - 810KGS - €1375;

  • BA - 770KGS - €1460;

  • LMX - 695KGS - €1555;

  • HEX - 470KGS - €720;

  • HEX - 490KGS - €800;

  • HEX - 490KGS - €590.

SUCKLER PAIRINGS AND SPRINGERS:

  • Cows with calves at foot - €780-€1560/unit;

  • Springers - €860-€1780/head.

RUNNERS AND CALVES:

“Numbers on offer still remain strong with prices ranging from €300 to €780 for continental lots; young calves made from €85 to €215/head.” Egan added.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • CH - 295KGS - €835;

  • CH - 275KGS - €1010;

  • LMX - 260KGS - €780;

  • CH - 435KGS - €1105;

  • CH - 320KGS - €1080;

  • CH - 455KGS - €1070.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • CH - 290KGS - €915;

  • CH - 265KGS - €800;

  • LM - 245KGS - €705;

  • CH - 320KGS - €945;

  • CH - 330KGS - €940;

  • CH - 315KGS - €875;

  • LM - 340KGS - €830.

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