Castlerea Mart market report
NUMBERS of stock presented for sale are at peak at the moment and in most cases prices are holding firm with increased farmer buying evident this week, especially in the weanling rings with prices still very strong for the top quality stock reported good clearances this week. SAMPLE PRICES:
HEIFERS: Lmx 425kgs €1055 AA 425kgs €960 Ch 420kgs €1000 Lmx 455kgs €1245 Lm 640kgs €1485 BBx 550kgs €1345 Dry Cows: AAx 7 15kgs €1420 Lm 720kgs €1360 Sim 755kgs €1400 Lm 800kgs €1390 AAx 475kgs €360 Cows with calves at foot made from €800 to €1650 per head Springers made from €900 to €1350 per head. Runners made from €225 to €680 for continental lots.
Weanling Bulls: Ch 295kgs €935 Ch 265kgs €825 Lm 470kgs €1115 Ch 350kgs €1190 Ch 375kgs €1085 Lm 320kgs €795 Weanling Heifers: BBx 290kgs €900 Ch 285kgs €890 Lmx 330kgs €905 Ch 350kgs €1060 Lm 355kgs €900
Bullock Sale Monday 29 th October 300 bullocks on offer on Monday last. Trade was improved for the quality forward stores with the plainer type lots unchanged €1395 Ch 610kgs €1430 Ch 670kgs €1545
Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart with our weekly Bullock sale on Monday and Thursday next the 8 th November we have our weekly sale of Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings. All sales commence at 11 am