75% of calves find new homes without sellers being present at Kilrush


Friesian bulls ranged from €5 to €122.

75% of calves find new homes without sellers being present at Kilrush

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Friesian bulls ranged from €5 to €122.

Wednesday, March 18th, saw just over 350 entries go under the hammer at Kilrush Mart, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that trade for bullocks, heifers and cull cows was a shade easier than the previous week. “Trade for calves improved but better calves on offer with 75% of them sold without sellers being present.” the spokesperson explained.

Friesian bulls ranged from €5 to €122, while Hereford bull calves made to €262 and Hereford heifers peaked at €170.

BULLS & BULLOCKS:

  • 1 LMX - 255kgs - €680 - €2.67/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 500kgs - €1,000 - €2.00/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 345kgs - €845 - €2.45/kg;
  • 3 HEX - 516kgs - €995 - €1.92/kg;
  • 2 SIX 3- 32kgs - €810 - €2.43/kg;
  • 4 HEX - 301kgs - €730 - €2.42/kg;
  • 2 SIX - 300kgs - €810 - €2.70/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 485kgs - €1,000 - €2.06/kg.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 LMX - 310kgs - €780 - €2.52/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 465kgs - €945 - €2.03/kg;
  • 4 HEX - 307kgs - €660 - €2.15/kg;
  • 1 LM - 400kgs - €840 - €2.10/kg;
  • 1 CH - 400kgs - €920 - €2.30/kg;
  • 3 AAX - 293kgs - €560 - €1.91/kg;
  • 1 FR - 535kgs - €790 - €1.48/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 255kgs - €620 - €2.43/kg.

CULL COWS:

  • 1 HEX - 570kgs - €960 - €1.68/kg;
  • 1 FR - 560kgs – €675 - €1.21/kg;
  • 1 FRX - 575kgs - €780 - €1.36/kg;
  • 1 FR - 670kgs - €950 - €1.42/kg;
  • 1 MO - 695kgs - €1,070 - €1.54/kg;
  • 1 LM - 610kgs - €875 - €1.43/kg.

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