Strong demand for short-keep cattle at Kanturk


Seamus O’Keeffe reported a steady trade for all types. Dry cows pushed up to €1,060; heifers sold to €1,150 and bullocks hit €1,450.

Strong demand for short-keep cattle at Kanturk

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Seamus O’Keeffe reported a steady trade for all types. Dry cows pushed up to €1,060; heifers sold to €1,150 and bullocks hit €1,450.

Some 650 cattle went under the hammer at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday (October 9th) - another large entry again this week.

Seamus O’Keeffe - Manager of Kanturk Mart - reported a steady trade for all types and noted that most customers short-keep cattle were the most in demand.

DRY COWS

  • 1 FR – 775kgs - €1,060;
  • 1 AA – 695kgs - €990;
  • 1 FR – 740kgs - €950;
  • 1 RW – 670kgs - €950;
  • 1 FR – 600kgs - €930.

HEIFERS

  • 4 AA – 645kgs - €1,150;
  • 3 AA – 600kgs - €1,100;
  • 5 AA – 575kgs - €1,010;
  • 4 HE – 505kgs - €950.

BULLOCKS

  • 4 HE – 690kgs - €1,450;
  • 6 BB – 515kgs - €1,035;
  • 5 AA – 514kgs - €930;
  • 8 AA – 586kgs - €920;
  • 3 BB – 476kgs - €920.

WEANLINGS

  • 3 CH Bulls – 440kgs - €900;
  • 4 HE Bulls – 270kgs - €525;
  • 5 LM Bulls – 235kgs - €500;
  • 3 LM Heifers – 320kgs - €640;
  • 5 AA Heifers – 235kgs - €475;
  • 4 AA Heifers – 250kgs - €465.

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