€585 for 3-week-old calf at Castlerea


“A good entry of quality stock recorded some very fancy prices on the day.” - Egan

€585 for 3-week-old calf at Castlerea

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“A good entry of quality stock recorded some very fancy prices on the day.” - Egan

A large entry of stock went under the hammer at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (May 9th), with a good trade reported for both heifers and bullocks, according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

“A good entry of quality stock recorded some very fancy prices on the day.”

Demand remained “strong” in the bull and heifer weanling rings, while dry cows – both stores and forward lots – were a “flying trade”, Egan added.

Breeding stock and calves reported good clearances with €585 recorded for a 3-week-old Belgian-Blue bull calf.

Bullocks:

  • CH - 455KGS - €1260;

  • CH - 425KGS - €1175;

  • LM - 475KGS - €1205;

  • AAX - 520KGS - €1305;

  • AA - 500KGS - €1220;

  • LM - 510KGS - €1205.

Heifers:

  • CH - 405KGS - €1065;

  • LM - 495KGS - €1345;

  • LMX - 470KGS - €1265;

  • CH - 510KGS - €1505;

  • LM - 550KGS - €1445;

  • CH - 540KGS - €1370.

Dry Cows:

  • CHX - 680KGS - €1500;
  • AAX - 760KGS - €1470;
  • LM - 700KGS - €1450;
  • LMX - 685KGS - €1405;
  • LMX - 800KGS - €1595.

Suckler entries

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €1000 to €1950 for a Limousin cow and her Limousin heifer calf at foot;

  • Springers sold from €1040- €1400/head.

Calves and Runners

Good numbers on offer with trade and prices remaining good for all lots on offer, the manager added.

Runners made from €350 to €725 for continental lots.

Calves:

  • HEX bull - €355;

  • HEX heifer - €365;

  • BB bull- €585;

  • AA heifer - €240;

  • LM heifer - €405;

  • FR bull - €90;

  • FR bull - €140.

Weanling Bulls:

  • CH - 285KGS - €960;

  • CH - 255KGS - €885;

  • LM - 250KGS - €840;

  • LM - 245KGS - €835;

  • CH - 430KGS - €1125;

  • CH - 375KGS - €1080.

Weanling Heifers

  • SI - 295KGS - €905;

  • LM - 270KGS - €840;

  • CH - 260KGS - €810;

  • CH - 310KGS - €1020;

  • LM - 330KGS - €1000;

  • CH - 320KGS - €935;

  • BBX - 280KGS - €870.

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