‘General improvement’ in prices at Castlerea


“Smaller cattle, in particular, have noticed a steady improvement in the last few weeks” – Egan

‘General improvement’ in prices at Castlerea

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“Smaller cattle, in particular, have noticed a steady improvement in the last few weeks” – Egan

Castlerea Mart’s final sale of 2019 attracted some 500 entries, according to its manager, Brendan Egan.

“Trade remained strong with a general improvement in prices.”

Smaller cattle, in particular, have noticed a steady improvement in the last few weeks as farmers completed their buying for 2019.”

“The bullock, heifer and weanling rings reported good clearances also while the dry cow trade and breeding stock remained firm.”

BULLOCKS:

  • CH - 425KGS - €980;

  • AAX - 495KGS - €1050;

  • CH - 530KGS - €1250;

  • LM - 525KGS - €1120;

  • CH - 595KGS - €1360;

  • CH - 565KGS - €1295;

  • LM - 635KGS - €1390;

  • SAX - 660KGS - €1400;

  • HEX - 625KGS - €1270.

HEIFERS:

  • LMX - 395KGS - €1025;

  • LM - 425KGS - €1015;

  • LM - 345KGS - €950;

  • CH - 430KGS - €1060;

  • LM - 430KGS - €1055;

  • LM - 550KGS - €1340;

  • CH - 540KGS - €1275;

  • LM - 600KGS - €1255.

DRY COWS:

  • CH - 960KGS - €1700;

  • LM - 735KGS - €1355;

  • CH - 660KGS - €1150;

  • FR - 590KGS - €580;

  • FR - 580KGS - €650;

  • LM - 730KGS - €1320;

  • HEX - 640KGS - €845.

SUCKLER PAIRINGS AND SPRINGERS:

  • Cows with calves at foot - €1000 to €1350/unit;

  • Springers - €930 to €1200/head.

RUNNERS:

  • Runners made from €200 to €770 for continental lots.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • BBX - 365KGS - €900;

  • CH - 250KGS - €775;

  • CH - 290KGS - €890;

  • CH - 265KGS - €755;

  • CH - 300KGS - €920;

  • CH - 390KGS - €970.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • CH - 280KGS - €845;

  • CH - 260KG - €840;

  • CH - 260KGS - €805;

  • CH - 315KGS - €885;

  • CH - 305KGS - €860;

  • LM - 295KGS - €790.

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