€2,180 for freshly-calved dairy cows at Kilkenny


“Another small sale of sheep met a good selling trade, while there was an electric trade for freshly-calved Friesians”

€2,180 for freshly-calved dairy cows at Kilkenny

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“Another small sale of sheep met a good selling trade, while there was an electric trade for freshly-calved Friesians”

Some 300 entries went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Tuesday (April 8th), according to George Candler – Manager.

A good selling trade led to complete clearance, with a top call of €131 recorded for cast ewes.

Butcher Hoggets - €1.70-€2.35/kg or €117-€129/head

  • X15 – 74kg - €127;

  • X10 – 61kg - €129;

  • X10 – 55kg - €127;

  • 30 – 54kgs - €127.

Factory Hoggets - €2.40-€2.60/kg or €100-€128/head

  • X10 – 52kg - €128;

  • X10 – 51kg - €128;

  • X14 – 48kg - €121;

  • X10 – 39kg - €101.

Spring Lambs - €2.65-€2.85/kg or €125-€129/head

  • X10 – 48kg - €129;

  • X10 – 47kg - €127;

  • X13 – 46kg - €128;

  • X18 – 44kg - €125.

Other Categories

  • Cast Ewes - €75-€131/head.

Dairy

There was an electric trade for freshly-calved Friesian cows and heifers, the manager added.

An average price of €1640 was forked out; entries reached €2,180/head.

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