More buyers for store cows at Kilkenny


Continental bullocks – weighing from 430-490kgs – met with the strongest demand.

More buyers for store cows at Kilkenny

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Continental bullocks – weighing from 430-490kgs – met with the strongest demand.

580 entries were presented for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (July 18th), according to George Candler – the mart’s auctioneer – who reported a steady trade.

“Cull cows met a sharper trade due to the presence of more store buyers.”

He noted that continental bullocks – weighing from 430-490kgs – met with the strongest demand, ranging from €2.05-€2.60/kg.” he outlined.

Bullocks:

  • 1 LM – 730kg - €1,550;

  • 1 AA – 700kg - €1,330;

  • 1 HE – 640kg - €1,170;

  • 2 HE – 605kg - €1,140;

  • 1 FR – 570kg - €930;

  • 4 CH – 535kg - €1,170;

  • 4 HE – 525kg - €920;

  • 1 Cont – 515kg - €1,210.

Lighter types:

  • 2 HE – 490kg - €900;

  • 4 FR – 480kg - €820;

  • 7 CH – 465kg - €1,165;

  • 1 AA – 425kg - €900;

  • 2 LM – 395kg - €980;

  • 1 Cont – 380kg - €910;

  • 6 AA – 370kg - €710;

  • 1 LM – 350kg - €730.

Heifers:

  • 1 LM – 695kg - €1,420;

  • 1 CH – 680kg - €1,330;

  • 1 BB – 620kg - €1,200;

  • 1 HE – 540kg - €1,030.

Lighter entries

  • 3 CH – 495kg - €1,050;

  • 1 AA – 475kg - €880;

  • 1 LM – 460kg - €1,200;

  • 1 Cont – 450kg - €1,000;

  • 1 AA – 395kg - €710;

  • 3 CH – 370kg - €825;

  • 1 LM – 360kg - €860;

  • 2 LM – 300kg - €720.

Cull cows:

  • Friesian cull cows - €0.95-€1.80/kg;

  • Continental cull cows - €1.20-€2.03/kg.

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