Suckler pairings hit €1,910 at Castlerea


'Both the bullock and heifer rings recorded good clearances with some fancy prices paid for quality lots'

Suckler pairings hit €1,910 at Castlerea

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'Both the bullock and heifer rings recorded good clearances with some fancy prices paid for quality lots'

Prices remained firm for most categories of stock that passed through the ring at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (July 18th), according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

“Larger numbers of stock presented for sale with a good attendance of customers present.”

“Both the bullock and heifer rings recorded good clearances with some fancy prices paid for the quality lots.”

“The dry cows reported a good trade, while the weanling rings reported good demand, even though numbers on offer remain low.” the manager added.

BULLOCKS:

  • CHX - 430KGS - €1080;

  • LM - 440KGS - €1075;

  • LM - 515KGS - €1250;

  • CH - 525KGS - €1205;

  • BAX - 565KGS - €1320;

  • CH - 605KGS - €1360;

  • CHX - 675KGS - €1450;

  • CHX - 560KGS - €1225.

HEIFERS:

  • LMX - 420KGS - €1025;

  • LM - 375KGS - €895;

  • CH - 355KGS - €865;

  • AAX - 485KGS - €1100;

  • AA - 455KGS - €1060;

  • LM - 645KGS - €1400;

  • LM - 530KGS - €1180;

  • CH - 460KGS - €1040.

DRY COWS:

  • CHX - 715KGS - €1460;

  • CH - 785KGS - €1450;

  • AA - 615KGS - €1005;

  • LM - 690KGS - €1245;

  • LM - 615KGS - €1250.

Suckler pairings

Cows with calves at foot made from €1000 to €1910 for a Charolais cow and her Charolais heifer calf at foot.

CALVES/RUNNERS:

Young calves sold from €150 to €330/ head while runners fetched from €300 to €690.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • LM - 365KGS - €1030;

  • AAX - 480KGS - €1135;

  • CH - 330KGS - €910;

  • LM - 355KGS - €885;

  • CH - 355KGS - €1000;

  • CH - 425KGS - €1055.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • LM - 390KGS - €1085;

  • CHX - 350KGS - €970;

  • LM - 340KGS - €950;

  • LM - 330KGS - €885;

  • CH - 290KGS - €800;

  • CHX - 380KGS - €910.

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