Reduced factory quotes not instilling confidence – Candler


“Trade a bit easier for forward store-types and beef bullocks"

Reduced factory quotes not instilling confidence – Candler

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“Trade a bit easier for forward store-types and beef bullocks"

Some 680 entries were presented for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (June 13th), according to George Candler – the mart’s auctioneer.

“Trade a bit easier for forward store-types and beef bullocks; the fact that factories have reduced quotes is not instilling confidence.”

“Heifers met a solid trade with no great change compared to last week’s returns.”

The sale-topper came in the form of a 1020kg cull cow; she made €2,170. “Feeding Friesian cows also showed a reduction compared to last week.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 CH – 825kg - €1,860;

  • 1 BB – 715kg - €1,570;

  • 2 BB – 650kg - €1,470;

  • 1 LM – 615kg - €1,390;

  • 1 BB – 595kg - €1,480;

  • 6 CH – 565kg - €1,260;

  • 3 FR – 535kg - €1,020;

  • 1 CH – 515kg - €1,240.

Lighter-types:

  • 4 CH – 480kg - €1,200;

  • 5 LM – 470kg - €1,180;

  • 3 FR – 445kg - €860;

  • 6 HE – 430kg - €900;

  • 1 LM – 390kg - €1,000;

  • 5 CH – 380kg - €980;

  • 3 FR – 370kg - €690;

  • 1 Cont – 310kg - €700.

Cull cows:

  • FR cull cows - €0.60-€1.82/kg;

  • Cont cull cows - €1.35-€2.20/kg.

Beef and forward store heifers:

  • 1 BB – 640kg - €1,450;

  • 1 LM – 610kg - €1,350;

  • 1 Cont – 585kg - €1,660;

  • 1 HE – 550kg - €1,150;

  • 1 CH – 525kg - €1,110;

  • 1 Cont – 485kg - €1,220;

  • 2 Cont – 470kg - €1,020;

  • 4 CH – 450kg - €1,100.

Light store heifers:

  • 1 HE – 380kg - €780;

  • 6 LM -360kg - €1,055;

  • 4 HE – 345kg - €700;

  • 1 CH – 260kg - €680.

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