Mart Report

Castlerea There were 500 cattle on offer with a godo trade for all classes of stock on offer. Quality store cattle in particular were in strong demand, with a large amount of customers present. Bullocks: Ch 590 kgs €1,125, Ch 650 kgs €1,240, B. Lim 615 kgs €1,155, B. Linm 480 kgs €892, Red Lim 318 kgs €735, Ch 405 kgs €875, Ch 460 kgs €900, Red Lim 410 kgs €800, Red Her 4870 kgs €900. Heifers: Ch 570 kgs €940, Ch 350 kgs €780, Ch 345 kgs €765, Red Lim 580 kgs €990, AA 630 kgs €1,110, AA 370 kgs €695, Red Lim 465 kgs €920, AA 510 kgs €980, AA 440 kgs €900. Cows with calves at foot made from €800 to €1,300 per head. Springer cows made fromm €560 to €940 per head. Dry cows: AA 595 kgs €875, Ch 665 kgs €1,045, Ch 420 kgs €700, Red Lim 480 kgs €735, Red Her 700 kgs €840. Weanling bulls: Ch 240 kgs €610, Ch 265 kgs €600, B. Lim 390 kgs €790, B. Lim 335 kgs €630, Ch 370 kgs €735, Red Her 205 kgs €500. Weanling heifers: Red Her 295 kgs €535, Red Lim 325 kgs €750, B. her 250 kgs €422, B. Lim 390 kgs €740, Aa 280 kgs €635. Suck calves: Chj bull €250, B. Blue heifer €310, B. Her bull €282, B. Lim bull €265, Sim bull €192, Ch heifer €280, Lim heifer €180. MOUNTBELLEW  There was a larger number of cattle on offer to the previous week. There was strong demand for all lots with improved trade for all quality lots of heifers and bullocks.  Bullocks: Ch bullock ’06 425 kgs  €875, AA 465 kgs €850, Ch bullock ’06 510 kgs €965, 2 Lim bull weanling ’07 295 kgs €600, Ch bull weanling ’07 365 kgs €740, two Her bullock weanlings ’07 270 kgs €540, Her bullock weanling ’07 310 kgs €650, two Ch heifers ’06 400 kgs €850, Lim heifer ’06 525 kgs €1,000, Ch heifer ’06  450 kgs €910, Lim heifer ’06 425 kgs €880, two Lim heifer weanlings ’07 230 kgs €520, BB weanling heifer ’07 340 kgs €745, Lim weanling heifer ’07 340 kgs €710, Ch weanling heifer 365 kgs €725. Sheep: Larger number of sheep on offer to previous week. Increased demand for lambs with strong trade for quality lots. Stag ewes similar trade to previous week. Four lambs at 48 kgs €94, Lamb 42.5 kgs €88.50, three lambs at 50 kgs €97, 10 lambs at 44 kgs €90, 12 lambs at 49 kgs €99, ten lambs at 56 kgs €105, 36 lambs at 49.5 kgs €97, 17 lambs at 49 kgs €103.50. Stag ewes: Similar trade to previous week with good demand for all lots. Prices ranged from €38 to €74. Hoggetts: Ten ewe hoggetts at 55.5 kgs €95.