Friesian culls ‘beginning to appear in numbers’


A small number of beef cows were offered for sale

Friesian culls ‘beginning to appear in numbers’

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A small number of beef cows were offered for sale

Almost 720 entries - including 270 cull cows - went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, December 5th, according to a spokesperson.

“Friesian [cull] cows are beginning to appear in numbers now. Cows met a very fine trade today and numbers of beef cows small.”
The spokesperson reported a “cracking” trade for quality heifers, especially types with breeding potential.

“Overall, the trade was up in all rings with plenty of customers about. “Some stock are up 15c to 20c/kg in 4 to 5 weeks.” the spokesperson added.

BULLOCKS:

  • 2 CH - 475kgs - €1,200 - €2.53kg;
  • 2 SHX - 725kgs - €1,260 - €1.74/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 570kgs - €1,350 - €2.37/kg;
  • 1 CH - 630kgs - €1,355 - €2.15/kg;
  • 1 CH - 550kgs - €1,285 - €2.34/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 520kgs - €1,000 - €1.92/kg;
  • 1 CH - 840kgs - €1,710- €2.04/kg;
  • 3 HEX - 471kgs - €870- €1.84/kg.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 LMX 470kgs - €1,260 - €2.68/kg;
  • 2 LM 522kgs - €1,150 - €2.20/kg;
  • 1 LMX 490kgs - €1,170 - €2.39/kg;
  • 2 HEX 667kgs - €1,150 - €1.72/kg;
  • 1 CH 470kgs - €1,075 - €2.29/kg;
  • 1 CH 525kgs - €1,140 – €2.17/kg;
  • 1 SAX 535kgs - €1,240 - €2.31/kg;
  • 3 HEX 450kgs - €880 - €1.95/kg.

CULL COWS:

  • 1 LM - 570kgs - €1,150 - €2.02/kg;
  • 1 LM - 720kgs - €1,390 - €1.93/kg;
  • 1 FR - 560kgs - €860 - €1.54/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 690kgs - €1,200 - €1.74/kg;
  • 1 LM - 685kgs - €1,265 - €1.85/kg;
  • 1 FR - 665kgs - €790 - €1.18/kg;
  • 1 SIX - 795kgs - €1,460 - €1.84/kg;
  • 1 FR - 625kgs - €760 - €1.21/kg.

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