Market Reports

Castlerea Mart Market Report Re Sale 9/8/18
550 cattle on offer this week with trade similar to last week.  Demand for the forward store cattle was maintained with some good prices reported from both the heifer and bullock rings.  Bigger numbers of weanlings presented for sale this week with prices strongest for the quality lots, while the plainer low weight stock presented are recording poorer prices.  Breeding stock and the cull cows reported good clearance while demand for the runners is increasing.
Sample Prices:
BULLOCKS:  Ch 485kg €1210, AAx 485kg €1180, Ch 415kg €1175, Ch 515kg €1275, Ch 590kg €1405, AA 605kg €1345, Lim 590kg €1355.
HEIFERS:  Lim 410kg €1075, Ch 335kg €1045, Lim 410kg €1000, Ch 470kg €1150, Ch 450kg €1140, Lim 580kg €1400, Sim 635kg €1365.
COWS:
DRY COWS:  Lim 770kg €1490, Lim 750kg €1485, Lim 680kg €1240, AA 670kg €1240, Lim 710kg €1260.
Cows with Calves at Foot made from €1100 to €1750 for a Lim cow and her Lim bull calf at foot .
WEANLING BULLS:  295kg €900, Ch 280kg €800, Ch 295kg €900, Lim 440kg €1080, Ch 535kg €1260, Lim 475kg €1080.
WEANLING HEIFERS:  Ch 280kg €725, Lim 255kg €640, Ch 220kg €620, Ch 350kg €880, Lim 340kg €850, Ch 310kg €755.
Sales continue at Castlerea Mart on Thursday next 16 August with our usual sale of Bullocks, Heifers, Cows, Calves, Runners and Weanlings.
All sales commence at 11am with 3 rings in operation.