Corrin Mart Report

The AA heifers weighed 300kgs and made €700 at Corrin Mart on Tuesday.

The trade at Corrin Mart this week can be easily summarised as quite simply more of the same! The last few weeks increasing prices week on week continued its upward trajectory for all stock.


The larger number of cows seen over the last few weeks were again seen this week and the trade was considerably livelier once again on Tuesday.

Store cows: 400 to 550kgs making from €1.40 per kilo to €1.80 per kilo.

Heavier cows: 550 kgs+ making from €1.38 per kilo up to €2.04 per kilo.

Limousin 700kg €1,430; Friesian 510kg €870; Friesian 680kg €1,150.


Excellent trade for bullocks this week, very strong demand for all types and weights.

Light stores: under 350kgs made from €1.40 per kilo for plain Friesians up to €2.75 for continental bullocks. With AA/Hereford types making from €2.05 per kilo up to €2.70 per kilo.

Medium stores: 350kgs to 500kgs: starting at €1.45 for Friesian up to €2.63 per kilo for continentals. AA/Hereford bullocks made from €2.00 up to €2.46 per kilo.

Fwd. stores: 500 to 600kgs. The plainer Friesian started at €1.60 per kilo up to €2.30 per kilo for Continental. Hereford/AA made from €2.03 up to €2.20 per kilo.

Heavy Bullocks: 600 kgs+. Good demand for heavy bullocks making from €1.76 up to €2.43 per kilo.

Limousin 255kgs €670; AA 234kgs €640; Continental 600kgs €1,460; AA 500kgs €1,100; AA 375kgs €920; Hereford 420kgs €960.

These Hereford Bullocks weighing in at 375kgs, made €850 at Corrin Mart this week.


Very lively trade again this week for heifers. Store heifers: under 400kgs made from €1.95 up to €2.62 per kilo. AA/Hereford averaged at €2.12 per kilo.

Butchers heifers: 400kgs+. These type heifers made from €2.00 up to €2.49 per kilo, with AA/Hereford averaging at €2.17 per kilo.

Limousin 405kgs €1,010; AA 525kgs €1,160; AA 300kgs €720; Hereford  510kgs €1,130; Limousin 690kgs €1,600.


Our calf sale is now on Wednesday’s at 1pm. There are still large numbers of calves being offered each week. Stronger trade for calves this week Friesian bulls making from €55 up to €195.

Hereford/AA bulls from €180 to €370 and heifers from €130 to €250. Continental calves from €250 up to €400.


Spring lamb made from €3.60 per kilo up to €4.44 per kilo and butchers hoggets making from €2.90 up to €3.20. With an exceptional trade for cull ewes and also ewes with lambs at foot.

32kg €142; 42kg €172; 51kg €164; 45kg €180; 43kg €166.


This Friday we have a special high EBI Dairy sale with a special entry of 45 exceptional dairy cows from the Ardglare herd. This is the annual sale on behalf of Tony and Neil Quinlan, Ardglare, Mitchelstown. Also the EBI sale comprises of 100 dairy cows, maiden heifers and Friesian heifer calves all with very high EBIs from top herds.