Trade continues to strengthen for weanling heifers at Castlerea


“The top-quality bull calves remained a very strong trade while the lesser quality plainer-type lots were harder sold” - Brendan Egan

Trade continues to strengthen for weanling heifers at Castlerea

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“The top-quality bull calves remained a very strong trade while the lesser quality plainer-type lots were harder sold” - Brendan Egan

Similar numbers of stock presented for sale at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (October 25th), with both prices and trade similar to last week, according to Brendan Egan - Manager.

In the weanling rings, heifers calves were a stronger trade this week, with better quality lots on offer.

The top-quality bull calves remained a very strong trade while the lesser quality plainer-type lots were harder sold, Mr. Egan added.

Breeding stock; heifers and the cull cows reported good clearances.

Heifers

  • CH - 415KGS - €1050;
  • LM - 395KGS - €1025;
  • SAX - 380KGS - €950;
  • LM - 490KGS - €1420;
  • CH - 445KGS - €1145;
  • CH - 580KGS - €1465;
  • CH - 700KGS - €1575;
  • CH - 580KGS - €1465.

Dry Cows

  • BBX - 890KGS - €1770;
  • LM - 835KGS - €1625;
  • CH - 755KGS - €1490;
  • LM - 725KGS - €1470;
  • CH - 700KGS - €1360.

Suckler Pairings and Springers

Cows with calves at foot made from €1050-€1940/unit, while springers ranged from €750-€1550.

Calves/Runners

Big numbers presented again this week; lots pushed from a base of €300 up to a top call of €795 for Continental types.

Weanling Bulls

  • LMX - 290KGS - €1070;
  • CH - 290KGS - €935;
  • CH - 270KGS - €865;
  • CH - 380KGS - €1190;
  • LM - 460KGS - €1170;
  • CH - 350KGS - €1130;
  • CH - 320KGS - €995;
  • LM - 355KGS - €840.
Weanling Heifers
  • LM - 290kg - €855;
  • CH - 280kg - €770;
  • CHX - 375kg - €1,160;
  • CHX - 320kg - €995;
  • LM - 355kg - €840.

Bullock Sale - Monday, October 22nd

300 bullocks went under the hammer with good demand for good-quality young stock, Brendan Egan said.

  • CH - 490KGS - €1365;
  • LMX - 485KGS - €1290;
  • LM - 540KGS - €1390;
  • LM - 505KGS - €1355;
  • LM - 560KGS - €1395;
  • CH - 645KGS - €1400;
  • LM - 610KGS - €1370;
  • AAX - 660KGS - €1450.

Note

Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Monday, October 29th with a bullock sale and Thursday - the weekly sale of heifers; cows; calves; runners and weanlings - all sales commence @ 11 AM

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