Prices improve by €20-€30/head at Castlerea


900 cattle were presented for sale on Thursday, with good clearance recorded in all rings.

Prices improve by €20-€30/head at Castlerea

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900 cattle were presented for sale on Thursday, with good clearance recorded in all rings.

In some cases, prices improved by €20-30/head at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (April 18th), according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

"900 cattle were presented for sale; the weanling rings reported good clearances while breeding stock, sucks and dry cows were similar in price to last week.”

“The heifer ring reported a very strong trade with good quality lots on offer; prices were reflective of the good attendance of customers,” Egan added.

Heifers:

  • LM - 420KGS - €1235;
  • CH - 425KGS - €1120;
  • LMX - 490KGS - €1295;
  • SI - 480KGS - €1235;
  • CH - 650KGS - €1400;
  • CH - 570KGS - €1380;
  • LM - 660KGS - €1500.

Dry Cows

  • CH - 960KGS - €1770;
  • BB - 795KGS - €1705;
  • LM - 845KGS - €1595;
  • SI - 725KGS - €1415;
  • LM - 680KGS - €1370.

Suckler Pairings and Springers

  • Cows with calves at foot made from €980 to €1840 for a Limousin cow with her Limousin heifer calf at foot;
  • Springers sold from €1100 to €1760/head.

Calves

  • Dairy-bred calves - €20-€115;
  • Angus-cross and Hereford-cross-types - €150 to €320;
  • Continentals-types - €280-€390;
  • Runners - €430-€785.

Weanling Bulls:

  • CH - 275KGS - €945;
  • LMX - 270KGS - €840;
  • CH - 460KGS - €1150;
  • LM - 405KGS - €1125;
  • LM - 305KGS - €905;
  • CH - 315KGS - €965.

Weanling Heifers:

  • LMX - 235KGS - €800;
  • BBX - 265KGS - €780;
  • CH - 285KGS - €885;
  • LM - 355KGS - €990;
  • CH - 415KGS - €1040;
  • CH - 260KGS - €755;
  • CH - 365KGS - €925.

Bullock Sale

280 bullocks went under the hammer at the venue on Monday (April 15th); demand remained very strong for quality stores, the manager added.

  • LMX - 470KGS - €1365;
  • CH - 485KGS - €1250;
  • SI - 450KGS - €1195;
  • CH - 545KGS - €1450;
  • CH - 525KGS - €1380;
  • LM - 575KGS - €1360;
  • AA - 570KGS - € 1295;
  • CH - 610KGS - €1420.

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