Strong Demand For Store Cattle At Castlerea Mart


Improved weather conditions meant demand was strong for all classes on offer

Strong Demand For Store Cattle At Castlerea Mart

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Improved weather conditions meant demand was strong for all classes on offer

Increased numbers of stock presented this week and with improved weather conditions demand was strong for all classes on offer, especially the quality lots with farmers and agents trying to source feeding stock. Bullocks, heifers and feeding cows reported lively trades while the suck calves and breeding stock reported good clearances

SAMPLE PRICES

BULLOCKS: Ch 485kgs - €1305, Ch 450kgs - €1205, Lm 530kgs - €1370, Lm 560kgs - €1410, Lm 610kgs - €1380, Lm 710kgs - €1470

HEIFERS: Lim 405kgs - €1055, Sim 415kgs - €1295, Lm 450kgs - €1295, Lim 470kgs - €1215, Ch 550kgs - €1360, Lm 550kgs - €1355

DRY COWS: Lim 740kgs - €1400, Si 655kgs - €1295, Ch 640kgs - €1245, Fr 655kgs - €980, Lm 635kgs - €1230

Cows with calves at foot made from €1230 to €1900 per head

Springers made from €1170 to €1825 per head

Calves :
Young Dairy type calves made form €55 to €120 per head
Hereford and Angus type made form €200 to €335
Continental calves making from €350 to €550 per head

Weanling Bulls: Ch 240kgs - €805, Ch 265kgs - €860, Lim 280kgs -€885, Ch 480kgs - €1190 Lim 430kgs - €1130

Weanling Heifers: Ch 280kgs - €900, Lm 360kgs - €1035, Ch 305kgs - €935, BBX 260kgs - €800, Sh 270kgs - €860

Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Thursday next the 3rd March with a sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves and Weanlings

All sales commence @ 11 AM

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