Some 225 weanlings went under the hammer at Kanturk Mart’s first weanling sale of the year, sponsored by Boherbue Co-Op Creameries.
High-end Continental entries topped out at €3/kg, with a top call of €3.24/kg recorded for the Reserve Champion.
BB Bull - 500kgs - €1,450 (€2.90/kg) -owned by Michael Fleming, Cullen and purchased by James Ryan, Tipperary.
[Supreme Champion Winner Michael Fleming Jnr Cullen with his son Gavin; father Michael Snr; Shane Healy - Judge; Declan O' Keeffe - Manager Boherbue Co-Op; Tadgh O' Leary - Vice Chairman; Eugene O' Connor - Chairman and John Cott - Chairman Kanturk Mart]
BB Heifer - 420kgs - €1,360 (€3.24/kg) - owned by Mary Cronin, Cullen and purchased by James Ryan, Tipperary.
[Reserve Champion Winner Pat Cronin, Cullen; with Judge Shane Healy, Chairman Kanturk Mart - John Cott; Declan O' Keeffe Manager Boherbue Co-Op; Tadgh O' Leary Vice Chairman and Chairman Eugene O' Connor]
BEST PEN OF MALE CATTLE:
LM Bulls - 380kgs - €800 (€2.11/kg) - owned by James D. O’Riordan, Cullen and bought by Dan Philpott, Mallow.
BEST PEN OF FEMALE CATTLE:
LM Heifers - 370kgs - €780 (€2.11/kg) - owned by James D. O’Riordan, Cullen and bought by Colin Minnock, Offaly.
- 4 LM Bulls – 385kgs - €1,190 (€3.09/kg);
- 2 BB Bulls – 425kgs - €1,170 (€2.76/kg);
- 2 CH Bulls – 560kgs - €1,210 (€2.16/kg);
- 1 BB Heifer – 420kgs - €1,360 (€3.24/kg);
- 6 CH Heifers – 420kgs - €1,085 (€2.59/kg);
- 2 LM Heifers – 405kgs - €965 (€2.39/kg).
General Cattle Sale
- 4 AA – 590kgs - €1,030;
- 3 FR – 531kgs - €860.
- 2 AA – 442kgs - €810;
- 4 HR – 360kgs - €570.
- 1 LM - 650kgs - €1,130;
- 1 HR – 695kgs - €1,050;
- 1 FR – 700kgs - €950.
Image Source: Kanturk Mart Facebook Page.