Some 1,000 people descended on Kanturk Mart on Tuesday (November 27th) to watch 120 top-class entries go under the hammer, according to its manager, Seamus O’Keeffe.
Speaking about the Annual Fat Stock Show and Sale, Seamus O’Keeffe said: “They [the cattle] were a credit to their owners; a sincere thank you to the sponsors”.
- SUPREME CHAMPION - Sponsored by Bank of Ireland - Kanturk
- RESERVE CHAMPION - Sponsored by North Cork Co-Op Creamery, Kanturk
CH Bullock - 855kgs - €2,350 - owned by Edmond O’Connor - Kilbrin and bought by Pat & Noreen Sexton O’Connor - Banteer;
- BEST BEEF HEIFER (Born in Duhallow) - Sponsored by Twohig’s Supervalu, Kanturk
BB - 580kgs - €1,400 - owned by Michael Fleming - Cullen and bought by Anthony O’Connor - Cullen
- BEST BEEF BULLOCK - Sponsored by Charleville Foods
CH Bullock - 855kgs - €2,350 - owned by Edmond O’Connor - Kilbrin and bought by Pat & Noreen Sexton O’Connor - Banteer
- BEST BEEF COW (All Breeds) - Sponsored by David O’Sullivan SullVet - Ballydesmond
- BEST PEN OF CATTLE - Sponsored by Philpott’s Tyre Centre, Kanturk
LM HeiferS – 653kgs - €1,670 - owned by Jeremiah Twomey - Donoughmore and bought by Tom O’Callaghan - Burnfort
- BEST PEN OF AA/ HE BULLOCKS - Sponsored by Buckley’s Café - Kanturk
HE Bullocks – 646kgs - €1,230 - owned by John Hayes - Dromagh and bought by Jerry Murphy - Rossacon, Newmarket.
- BEST PEN OF AA/ HE HEIFERS - Sponsored by Kanturk Credit Union
AA Heifers – 497kgs - €980 - owned by John O’Connor - Kiskeam and bought by Paul Mullaney - Bansha
- BEST BULL WEANLING - Sponsored by A.I.B, Kanturk
LM Bullock – 325kgs - €890 - owned by William O’Connor - Kiskeam and bought by William Noonan, Clonbanin - Kanturk
- BEST HEIFER WEANLING - Sponsored by DAF Ireland
BB Heifer – 475kgs - €1,070 - owned by Conor Ring - Freemount and bought by Moses Roche - Freemount.
Image source: Kanturk Co-operative Livestock Mart