Steady trade for quality stores at Castlerea


More activity in weanling rings, according to Egan

Steady trade for quality stores at Castlerea

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More activity in weanling rings, according to Egan

Quality store cattle remained a “good trade” at Castlerea Mart on Thursday (August 15th), according to Brendan Egan – manager.

The manager noted that there was more activity in the weanling rings this week, despite the fact that numbers are remaining small.

“Breeding stock and dry cows reported good clearances while runners were an improved trade; the bullock trade remained unchanged with prices similar to last week.

Bullocks:

  • CH - 465KG - €1120;

  • LM - 410KG - €990;

  • CH - 505KG - €1185;

  • AA - 515KG - €1105;

  • LMX - 550KG - €1270;

  • LM - 695KG - €1445;

  • CH - 655KG - €1340;

  • AA - 705KG - €1405;

  • SI - 580KG - €1185.

Heifers:

  • BBX - 400KG - €1000;

  • CH - 400KG - €850;

  • CH - 370KG - €830;

  • LM - 445KG - €1100;

  • LM - 465KG - €1095;

  • CH - 690KG - €1445;

  • PTX - 650KG - €1420;

  • CH - 455KG - €1030.

Dry Cows:

  • AA - 850KG - €1530;

  • LM - 810KG - €1550;

  • LM - 690KG - €1355;

  • SHX - 825KG - €1285;

  • CH - 860KG - €1400.

Suckler pairings

  • Cows with Calves at foot made from €880 to €1460/unit

Calves:

  • Young calves - €40 to €340;

  • Runners - €330 to €800 for continental lots.

Bull Weanlings:

  • CHX - 175KG - €530;

  • CH - 250KG - €650;

  • SAX - 390KG €980;

  • CH - 430KG - €1070;

  • LM - 475KG - €1150.

Heifer Weanlings:

  • BBX - 360KG - €900;

  • LM - 290KG - €965;

  • LM - 330KG - €845;

  • LM - 320KG - €840;

  • CH - 345KG - €890.

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