Mart Report – 1st July

Roscommon Mart Report

Cattle prices – Friday, June 24th: There were better numbers on offer this week. There was a steady trade for bullocks with prices maintained on last week.There was also a good trade for heifers with the majority of lots sold. There was a similar trade for dry cows.

  Sales as usual for bullocks, heifers, weanlings and dry cows on Friday next (July 10th) at 11 am. Please note that weanlings and suckler cows will be sold on Fridays until further notice. Anniversary sale for bullocks and heifers on Friday, July 8th. Bookings accepted up to 5 pm on Thursday 30th June.

  Dry cows made from €760 up to €1370 per lot. Sample prices: Char X 770 kgs €1,370, Char X 730 kgs €1,300, Lim 715 kgs €1,210, Lim X 675 kgs €1,075, AAX 690 kgs €1,005, Fr 670 kgs €900, AAX 630 kgs €870.

  Heifers made from €385 to €635 over. Sample prices: HEX 665 kgs €1,300, Char X 545 kgs €1,170, Lim 515 kgs €1,150, AAX 505 kgs €1,135, BBX 485 kgs €1,105, 2 AAX 420 kgs €900, AAX 340 kgs €825, Char X 325 kgs €815,

Simm X 355 kgs €810, Char X 290 kgs €775.

  Bullocks made from €400 to €800 over. Sample prices: Char X 640 kgs €1,440, BBX 550 kgs €1,200, Lim X 475 kgs €1,085, Char X 400 kgs €1,040, Lim X 375 kgs €940, Char 365 kgs €900, Simm X 390 kgs €900, AAX 370 kgs €855, Char X 355 kgs €850, Char X 310 kgs €860.

  Sheep sale – Wednesday, June 29th: There were larger numbers on offer this week. There was a better trade for lambs with prices up on last week resulting in a full clearance of lots. There was an improvement in the trade for cast ewes. Sales continue each Wednesday at 11 am for lambs, cast ewes and ewes with lambs at foot.

  Sample prices – spring lambs: 53.70 kgs €114, 52.40 kgs €114, 49.10 kgs €113, 51 kgs €113, 46 kgs €110, 49.40 kgs €110, 43.30 kgs €106, 46 kgs €110, 47.4kgs €107.

  Store lambs: 42.69 kgs €98, 38.9 kgs €87, 38.70 kgs €90, 37.20 kgs €85, 39.80 kgs €90. Cast ewes made from €70 to €120 per lot.

Castlerea Mart Report

 

Thursday, June 23rd: 550 cattle on offer and trade was similar to the previous week with good demand, especially for the quality stores on offer. Bullocks and heifers were a strong trade with some excellent prices for the top quality lots, while the weanlings and breeding stock also reported good clearances. 

  Sample prices ­– bullocks: 2 Ch 377kgs €1,340, 3 Lm 365kgs €1,060, Ch 500kgs €1,300, Ch 590kgs €1,400, Ch 550kgs €1,360, Lim 620kgs €1,420, Ch 650kgs €1,460.

  Heifers: Lm 420kgs €1,230, Lm 365kgs €1,060, Ch 401kgs €1,040 Ch 435kgs €1,200, BBX 600kgs €1,435, Ch 430kgs €1,060, Lm 430kgs €1,135.

  Dry cows: Lim 795kgs €1,450 AA 650kgs €1,175 Ch 710kgs €1,365, Lim 605kgs €1,220 Lm 635kgs €1,320. Cows with calves at foot made from €1,180 to €1,960 for a Lm heifer and her Lm bull calf at foot. Springers made from €1,200 to €1,520 per head.

  Calves: Reduced numbers on offer this week with dairy cross type making from €55 to €250, with continentals making up to €460.

  Weanling bulls: Lm 285kgs €920, Lm 260kgs €835, AA 270kgs €820, Ch 387kgs €1,065, Sm 405kgs €1,040. Weanling heifers: Ch 260kgs €810, BBX 360kgs €1,065, BBX 310kgs €900, Lm 260kgs €790.

  Sales continue at Castlerea Mart.