Market Reports

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re Sale 16/11/17

750 cattle on offer this week as numbers remain high for this time of year Trade for all good quality stores remain firm while plainer quality stock remain harder sold. The cow trade remains strong with bigger numbers on offer while the weanling trade  reported good clearances with the top quality lots on par with last week.


Heifers: Ch 420kgs €1150 Lm 425kgs €1075 Ch 480kgs €1305 BBx 430kgs €1195 Ch 620kgs €1720 Ch 650kgs €1690 Ch 560kgs €1380 Lm 660kgs €1395

Dry Cows: Lmx 750kgs €1425 BBX 685kgs €1365 Ch 765kgs €1345 Lm 765kgs €1315 Ch 745kgs €1415

Cows with calves at foot made form €1080 to €1860 per head

Springers made from €960 to €1450 per head

Calves/Runners: Hereford and Angus cross runners made from €350 to €500 with continental lots making up to €805

Weanling Bulls: Ch 280kgs €1000 Ch 295kgs €965 Ch 260kgs €865 Lm 540kgs €1295 Ch 345kgs €1180 BBx 355kgs €1080 Sim 475kgs €1075

Weanling Heifers: Lm 260kgs €840 Ch 260kgs €800 Ch 270kgs €860 Lm 325kgs €930 Lm 300kgs €860 Ch 300kgs €990

Bullock Sale Monday 13th November

280 bullocks on offer with Bullocks making from €300 to €1145 with their weight and an average of €555 over paid. The trade was similar to the previous week with good demand for the quality store bullocks with plainer lots unchanged and the forward bullocks were improved in price this week with better demand on offer.

Sample prices:

Chx 545kgs €1490 Lm 525kgs €1325 Lm 500kgs €1225 Ch 485kgs €1220 Lm 590kgs €1430 Ch 635kgs €1780 AA 735kgs €1575

Sales continue @ Castlerea Mart on Monday  next with our usual Bullock sale and Thursday next 23rd November we have our sale of Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings