Castlerea Mart Mar­ket Re­port

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

NUM­BERS of stock pre­sented for sale are start­ing to fall this week, with lesser num­bers on of­fer in all cat­e­gories of stock. Trade has re­mained strong for the qual­ity lots pre­sented with the ex­cep­tion of the Dry Cows who have no­ticed a slip in prices in re­cent weeks. The Heifer trade and Wean­ling rings re­ported good clear­ances with good prices re­ported for the qual­ity lots, while Breed­ing stock and Run­ners re­ported good de­mand.

Sam­ple Prices:

HEIFERS: Ch 420kg €1040, SimX 390kg €970, Lim 425kg €1250, Lim 490kg €1300, Ch 460kg €1150, Sim 705kg €1435, Lim 540kg €1315, Lim 460kg €1440.

COWS: DRY COWS: ChX 790kg €1720, Ch 640kg €1205, BBX 760kg €1245, Lim 710kg €950, Lim 670kg €925,.

Cows with Calves at foot made from €1140 to €1500 per head. Springer Cows made from €980 to €1300 per head. CALVES/RUN­NERS: Smaller num­bers pre­sented this week with prices rang­ing from €250 to €715 per head.

WEAN­LING BULLS: ChX 290kg €815, Ch 230kg €675, Lim 290kg €720, Ch 465kg €1095, Ch 405kg €1000, Ch 325kg €900.

WEAN­LING HEIFERS: ChX 285kg €960, LimX 270kg €780, Lim 250kg €755, LimX 335kg €890 AA 300kg €800.

Bul­lock Sale Mon­day 26 th Novem­ber: 200 Bul­locks on of­fer this week with bet­ter qual­ity cat­tle pre­sented. De­mand was sim­i­lar to pre­vi­ous weeks with a good clear­ance tak­ing place.

SAM­PLE PRICES: Lim 460kg €1125, Ch 420kg €1050, Lim 520kg €1370, Lim 525kg €1155, Ch 570kg €1420, Ch 630kg €1425, Ch 750kg €1500, AA 615kg €1355.

Sales con­tinue at Castlerea Mart on Mon­day next the 3rd of De­cem­ber with a Bul­lock sale, and next Thurs­day we have our usual sale of Heifers, Cows, Calves, Run­ners and Wean­lings. All sales com­mence at 11am

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