Roscommon People Mart Watch

 

Manager’s report…Brendan Egan, Castlerea Mart

“There were 680 cattle on offer this week, quality lots remained unchanged in prices but plainer type stock tended to be a harder sell.   

  “The heifer and weanling rings reported a good trade for the quality lots on offer while breeding stock and the dry cows reported good clearances.

  “Cows with calves at foot made from €1120 to €2100 per head. Springer cows made form €1000 to €1100 per head. Young calves made from €200 to €345 with stronger runner types making up to €630 per head.

  “Sales continue at Castlerea Mart today (Thursday, 17th) with our usual sale of bullocks, heifers, cows, calves, runners and weanlings on offer. All sales commence at 11 am.”

Castlerea Mart sample prices

Bullocks

Chx 445kgs €1310, Lm 545kgs €1360, AAx 520kgs €1165, Ch 630kgs €1455, AA 640kgs €1450, Lm 780kgs €1715, AA 705kgs €1510.

Heifers

Lm 420kgs €1160, Ch 395kgs €1065, Ch 460kgs €1285, Lm 605kgs €1440, Ch 590kgs €1400, Ch 455kgs €1250.

Dry cows

Ch 820kgs €1580, Ch 760kgs €1450, Ch 715kgs €1400, Si 810kgs €1435.

 Weanling bulls

Lmx 290kgs €805, Ch 270kgs €800, Ch 360kgs €1150, Ch 425kgs €1185, Ch 410kgs €1175.

Weanling heifers

Lmx 290kgs €805, Chx 300kgs €850, Sax 300kgs €890, Lm 280kgs €765.

Manager’s report…Maura Quigley, Roscommon Mart

“There was a large turnout of excellent quality cattle on offer at last Friday’s sale. There was a good demand for bullocks with plenty of customers in attendance. Prices for bullocks ranged from €2.39 per kilo up to €3 per kilo.

  “There was a good trade for good quality heifers while the lesser types were slightly back. Heifers ranged from an average of €2.32 per kilo up to a max of €2.96 per kilo.  

  “Prices for dry cows ranged from €1.77 per kilo up to €2.03 per kilo. Sale as usual today (Friday) at 11 am for bullocks, heifers and dry cows.

 “There was a large number of sheep on offer this week. There was a similar trade for spring lambs with the tops fetching €111 for 50.9 kgs. A pen of good quality ewe lambs made €118. Again this week there was a good demand for store lambs. Prices for cast ewes ranged from €45 up to €132 per head.

  “Sheep sales continue each Wednesday at 11 am for lambs and cast ewes. Sales for breeding ewes and hoggets and Pedigree Charollais Sheep Show and Sale this Saturday (19th).

 “A date for your diary is Friday, September 1st when we have our Special Sale of Heifers. Bookings accepted up to 5 pm on Thursday, August 24th.”

Roscommon sample prices

Dry cows

Char 880 kgs €1780, Char 870 kgs €1640, Char X 725 kgs €1475, Lim 680 kgs €1350, AAX 760 kgs €1325, Lim X 690 kgs €1315, Simm X 735 kgs €1275, Lim X 665 kgs €1275, BBX 730 kgs €1250, Lim X 635 kgs €1125, Simm 660 kgs €1100, Simm X 510 kgs €810.

Heifers

Lim X 650 kgs €1775, Char 690 kgs €1700, 2 Char X 615 kgs €1635, Char X 560 kgs €1570, 2 Char X 585 kgs €1480, Lim X 505 kgs €1470, 2 Char X 560 kgs €1410,

BBX 460 kgs €1360, Lim 505 kgs €1335, Char  X 495 kgs €1280, Lim  480 kgs €1265, Lim 505 kgs €1335, 2 Char X 497 kgs €1185, Lim 430 kgs €1180, Simm X 470 kgs €1050, Simm X 460 kgs €1020, HEX 450 kgs €900, HEX 435 kgs €890.

Bullocks

Char 385 kgs €1155, Char X 600 kgs €1710, Lim X 655 kgs €1700, 5 Char X 588 kgs €1655, 8 Char X 566 kgs €1580, 4 Char X 577 kgs €1535, Char 570 kgs €1500,

5 Char X 542 kgs €1480, Lim x 595 kgs €1425, 2 Lim X 525 kgs €1400, Hex 515 kgs €1020, Hex 585 kgs €1350, AAX  585 kgs €1475, AAX 430 kgs €1035, Simm X 595 kgs €1360, Simm X 695 kgs €1500, Simm X 630 kgs €1505,Lim X 495 kgs €1140, Lim X 440 kgs €1105, Char X 375 kgs €955, Char X 420 kgs €1200.

Finished lambs

50.9kgs €111, 49 kgs €110, 48.60 kgs €110, 53.6 kgs €110, 51.2 kgs €110, 52.1 kgs €107.5, 49.5 kgs €106, 49.5kgs €106.

Ewe lambs

46kgs €118, 43.6kgs €116, 50.1kgs €116, 42kgs €112.50, 39.3kgs €112, 50.9kgs €111, 47.8kgs €110, 44.3kgs €110, 45.3kgs €106, 39.3 kgs €105.

Store lambs

42.4kgs €90, 41 kgs €88, 42.3 kgs €85, 38.5kgs €85.5, 39.1 kgs €84, 30 kgs €84, 41.6 kgs €83, 37.2kgs €81.50, 33.8kgs €80.