Increased demand for lighter store heifers at Castlerea


“The dry cow trade showed an improvement in price with good demand”

Increased demand for lighter store heifers at Castlerea

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“The dry cow trade showed an improvement in price with good demand”

Some 720 cattle were on offer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday, November 28th, with trade similar to last week, according to Brendan Egan.

The manager noted that in the heifer ring, demand has increased, especially for lighter, store heifers and breeding lots.

“The weanling rings reported good clearances as well with increased numbers of runners on offer.”

“Breeding stock numbers are increasing and the dry cow trade showed an improvement in price with good demand.” Egan added.

HEIFERS:

  • LM - 425KGS - €1050;

  • CHX - 420KGS - €1070;

  • SI - 420KGS - €1200;

  • CH - 450KGS - €1080;

  • CH - 385KGS - €925;

  • SIX - 465KGS - €1240;

  • LM - 450KGS - €1200;

  • LM - 630KGS - €1430;

  • LM - 575KGS - €1365;

  • LM - 530KGS - €1390.

DRY COWS:

  • LMX - 785KGS - €1450;

  • CH - 775KGS - €1435;

  • CH - 835KGS - €1410;

  • LM - 790KGS - €1350;

  • FR - 450KGS - €490;

  • LM - 480KGS - €785;

  • FR - 640KGS - €655.

SUCKLER PAIRINGS AND SPRINGERS:

  • Cows with calves at foot - €940 to €1540/head;

  • Springers - €610 to €1260/head.

RUNNERS:

  • Hereford and Angus lots made from €320 to €600 with continental lots making up to €750

WEANLING BULLS:

  • CH - 280KGS - €770;

  • LM - 260KGS - €760;

  • LM - 380KGS - €1140;

  • CH - 535KGS - €1130;

  • LM - 440KGS - €990;

  • LM - 300KGS - €990;

  • BB - 270KGS - €765.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • LM - 285KG - €840;

  • CH - 295KGS - €830;

  • AA - 285KGS - €740;

  • CH - 330KGS - €890;

  • CH - 300KGS - €790;

  • CH - 320KGS - €840;

  • CH - 290KGS - €800.

BULLOCKS:

“240 bullocks on offer on Monday, November 25th, with numbers and demand increasing,” Egan concluded.

  • CH - 485KGS - €1215;

  • LM - 480KGS - €1165;

  • CH - 475KGS - €1110;

  • LM - 530KGS - €1255;

  • LM - 515KGS - €1180;

  • LM - 575KGS - €1315;

  • CH - 755KGS - €1670;

  • CH - 680KGS - €1400.

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