Bullocks & Bull Weanlings improve by €30-€40/head at Castlerea Mart


Brendan Egan told That’s Farming that 430 cattle were on offer, with a flying trade for all categories. Quality cull cows made up to €2/kg.

Bullocks & Bull Weanlings improve by €30-€40/head at Castlerea Mart

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Brendan Egan told That’s Farming that 430 cattle were on offer, with a flying trade for all categories. Quality cull cows made up to €2/kg.

430 cattle on offer this week with numbers on offer slowly increasing. Quality stores and weanlings reported a very brisk trade with an increased number of buyers in attendance as a result prices were well improved. Quality weanlings, in particular, reported some fancy prices while breeding stock, cull cows and calves also reported strong demand.

Speaking to That’s Farming, Brendan Egan, Manager of Castlerea Mart said:

“There was a well-improved trade, with better demand for all categories of stock on offer. Quality store Bullocks and bull weanlings were a very strong trade and improved by €30-€40/head. Top quality cull cows made over €2/kg.” Brendan told Catherina of That’s Farming.

BULLOCKS

  • CH 460KGS €1275
  • LM460KGS €1220
  • AA 465KGS €1105
  • CH 525KGS €1365
  • LM 500KGS €1365
  • LM 520KGS €1335
  • CH 555KGS €1350
  • SI 555KGS €1325
  • AA 625KGS €1340

HEIFERS

  • LMX 410KGS €1170
  • LM 360KGS €1055
  • LIM 325KGS €1000
  • CH 445KGS €1135
  • CH 430KGS €1095
  • LM 680KGS €1470
  • LM 540KGS €1360
  • LM 510KGS €1285

DRY COWS

  • LM 595KGS €1350
  • BBX 655KGS €1240
  • LM 730KGS €1530
  • LM 760KGS €1450
  • FR 700KGS €1065

SUCKLERS

Cows with calves at foot made from €1040 to €1900 for a 5-year-old CH cow and her heifer calf at foot. Springers made from €980 to €1460

CALVES

Young calves on offer made from €220 to €415 per head with stronger runner types making from €300 to €675 per head.

WEANLING BULLS

  • 285KGS €875
  • CH 270KGS €940
  • BBX 260KGS €795
  • LM 420KGS €1245
  • CH 430KGS €1175
  • CH 400KGS €1150
  • LM 420KGS €1140

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • CH 260KGS €765
  • AA 260KGS €730
  • CH 330KGS €945
  • CH 305KGS €840
  • CH 250KGS €695

NOTE

Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Thursday next the 1st February with our usual sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings

All sales commence @ 11 AM. 3 rings in operation.

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