Mart Report

Castlerea There were 500 cattle on offer. Trade remains strong for all classes of stock with a large attendance of customers present and an almost 100 percent clearance took place. Bullocks: Ch 510 kgs €935, Ch 465 kgs €955, Ch 395 kgs €855, Red Lim 635 kgs €1,265, B. Lim 570 kgs €1,150, Red Lim 505 kgs €1,010, Ch 440 kgs €955. Heifers: Ch 590 kgs €1,180, Red Lim 600 kgs €1,080, AA 525 kgs €1,055, AA 520 kgs €950, Ch 530 kgs €1,085, Ch 380 kgs €852, Ch 440 kgs €895. Dry Cows: AA 720 kgs €1,140, Ch 635 kgs €1,050, Fr. 675 kgs €930, Red Lim 675 kgs €1,145, Ch 610 kgs €845, AA 820 kgs €1,240, B. Her 535 kgs €660. Cows with calves at foot made from €700 to €1,600 per head. Weanling bulls: Ch 360 kgs €742, Ch 315 kgs €680, Ch 265 kgs €577, B. Lim 270 kgs €578, Ch 220 kgs €610, B. Blue 260 kgs €582. Weanling heifers: Ch 315 kgs €645, Ch 265 kgs €540, Sim 255 kgs €490, Red Lim 260 kgs €540, AA 290 kgs €490, Red Lim 320 kgs €600. Suck calves: AA heifer €210, Sim bull €270, Sim bull €320, Fr. Bull €100, Sim heifer €240, Lim heifer €220, B. Her heifer €292, AA heifer €200.  Sheep: Lambs: 53 kgs €100, 45 kgs €88, 39 kgs €75, 46 kgs €90, 46.5 kgs €92, 50 kgs €95. Cast ewes made from €38 to €76 per head.