‘Lots of confidence’ shown by buyers at Kilkenny


A smaller entry met with an excellent selling trade, according to Candler.

‘Lots of confidence’ shown by buyers at Kilkenny

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A smaller entry met with an excellent selling trade, according to Candler.

Thursday, February 6th saw 700 lots go under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart, according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that a smaller sale of cattle met with an excellent selling trade. “Lots of confidence being shown from a large selection of buyers.”

Bullocks:

  • 600kgs+ - €1.65-€2.36/kg or €1,010-€1,640/head;

  • 500-600kgs - €1.60-€2.53/kg or €850-€1,400/head;

  • 400-500kgs - €1.70-€2.42/kg or €710-€1,170/head;

  • <400kgs - €1.60-€2.85/kg or €360-€1,055/head.

Heifers:

  • Beef-types - €1.90-€2.30/kg or €1,080-€1,390/head;

  • Forward-stores - €2.00-€2.36/kg or €880-€1,055/head;

  • Light stores - €1.80-€3.33/kg or €500-€1,075/head.

Cull cows:

  • Friesians - €1.10-€1.50/kg;

  • Continentals - €1.20-€1.85/kg.

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