Demand remains strong for quality stores at Castlerea


“The cow trade reported a good clearance while breeding stock attracted a lot of interest and calves and runners were a good trade also,"

Demand remains strong for quality stores at Castlerea

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“The cow trade reported a good clearance while breeding stock attracted a lot of interest and calves and runners were a good trade also,"

450 cattle were offered for sale at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (June 20th), according to Brendan Egan – Manager.

“Trade was similar to previous weeks; demand for the quality store cattle still remained strong, while the weanling rings reported good demand with better quality lots on offer.”

“The cow trade reported a good clearance while breeding stock attracted a lot of interest and calves and runners were a good trade also,” he added.

Bullocks:

  • CH - 435KG - €1140;

  • LM - 470KG - €1140;

  • CH - 363KG - €1020;

  • BAX - 545KG - €1270;

  • LM - 530KG - €1200;

  • LM - 588KG - €1420;

  • AA - 565KG - €1390;

  • LM - 605KG - €1385;

  • AA - 635KG - €1410.

Heifers:

  • LM - 370KG - €915;

  • CH - 465KG - €1250;

  • BBX - 440KG - €1150;

  • LMX - 480KG - €1115;

  • AAX - 695KG - €1475;

  • AA - 635KG - €1390;

  • LM - 495KG - €1190.

Dry cows:

  • SI - 770KG - €1500;

  • LM - 745KG - €1465;

  • BA - 800KG - €1500;

  • LM - 785KG - €1465;

  • CH - 860KG - €1540;

  • FR - 450KG - €615.

Suckler pairings

  • Cows with calves at foot ranged from €990 to €1780/head;

  • Springers made from €810 to €1650/head.

Calves/runners:

Young calves pushed from €50 to €310 while stronger runner-type lots climbed from €250 to €735.

Weanling Bulls:

  • CH - 280KG - €930;

  • CH - 280KG - €805;

  • LM - 275KG - €740;

  • LM - 405KG - €1100;

  • CH - 415KG - €1100;

  • LM - 385KG - €1050;

  • CH - 375KG - €1050.

Weanling Heifers:

  • CH - 400KG - €1210;

  • BB - 380KG - €1250;

  • CH - 310KG - €985;

  • LM - 340KG - €950;

  • CH - 360KG - €925.

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