Flying trade for culls as they sell to €2.30/kg in Kilkenny Mart


George Candler told That’s Farming that 740 cattle were sold through one ring, with a strong demand for cull cows. A prominent buyer purchased over 100 culls.

Flying trade for culls as they sell to €2.30/kg in Kilkenny Mart

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George Candler told That’s Farming that 740 cattle were sold through one ring, with a strong demand for cull cows. A prominent buyer purchased over 100 culls.

Kilkenny Mart swung open the gates for their first sale of 2018, on Thursday.

Speaking to That’s Farming, George Candler said:

“We put 740 cattle through one ring, due to the installation of two new cattle scales. 250 cull cows were on offer, with a selling rate of 90 per hour. A prominent buyer purchased 111 cows. 99% of the cows found new homes.” George Candler said.

“Forward stores of quality were in demand for both Bullocks and Heifers especially the continental types,” George added.

Bullocks

  • 2 HEX 735kg €1,540
  • 4 FR 705kg €1,300
  • 1 FR 655kg €1,150
  • 1 LM 630kg €1,465
  • 2 Cont 590kg €1,490
  • 1 CH 570kg €1,200
  • 2 Cont 555kg €1,400
  • 6 FR 545kg €1,045

Lighter Bullocks

  • 2 BB 495kg €1,160
  • 1 AA 470kg €960
  • 1 LMX 430kg €1,075
  • 2 HEX 405kg €740
  • 2 Cont 390kg €900
  • 2 Cont 320kg €730
  • 1 AU 315kg €660
  • 2 AA 300kg €610

Cull Cows

  • Fr Cull Cows €0.85 to €1.90/kg
  • Cont Cull Cows €1.25 - €2.30/kg

Beef and Forward Stores Heifers

  • 1 LM 635kg €1,560
  • 2 CH 600kg €1,360
  • 2 Cont 585kg €1,330
  • 1 AA 560kg €1,330
  • 3 AA 520kg €1,160
  • 2 LM 490kg €1,235
  • 1 Cont 470kg €1,160
  • 2 Cont 445kg €1,090

Store Heifers

  • 1 CH 390kg €890
  • 2 AU 300kg €610
  • 6 CH 295kg €700
  • 1 LM 240kg €660

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