‘Customers fighting for cattle’ - O’Keeffe


Calves hit €370, while dry cows sold to €1,040, bullocks realised €1,274 and heifers fetched up to €1,060.

‘Customers fighting for cattle’ - O’Keeffe

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Calves hit €370, while dry cows sold to €1,040, bullocks realised €1,274 and heifers fetched up to €1,060.

Some 892 entries - including 351 calves - were offered for sale at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday (May 7th), according to Seamus O’Keeffe.

Speaking following the mart’s weekly cattle sale, the manager said: “Some great stock with customers fighting for cattle.”

CALVES

  • 1 AA bull - €320;
  • 1 HE bull - €300;
  • 1 CH bull - €280;
  • 1 FR heifer - €370;
  • 1 LM heifer - €320;
  • 3 AA heifers - €230.

DRY COWS:

  • 1 AA – 765kgs - €1,040;
  • 1 FR – 745kgs - €990;
  • 1 FR – 700kgs - €940;
  • 1 FR – 660kgs - €910.

HEIFERS:

  • 3 AA – 540kgs - €1,060;
  • 2 HE – 585kgs - €1,000;
  • 3 AA – 461kgs - €875;
  • 1 SI – 380kgs - €735;
  • 2 LM – 280kgs - €715.

BULLOCKS:

  • 1 AA – 660kgs - €1,275;
  • 2 LM – 472kgs - €1,010;
  • 2 HE – 522kgs - €970;
  • 2 FR – 570kgs - €930;
  • 2 CH – 440kgs - €900.

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