More farmer customers at Kilkenny


Trade aided by buyers "specifically looking for quality continental bullocks and heifers"

More farmer customers at Kilkenny

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Trade aided by buyers "specifically looking for quality continental bullocks and heifers"

800 entries were presented for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (September 26th), according to George Candler – auctioneer.

“Quality bullocks and heifers met a sharp selling trade, helped by the presence of buyers specifically looking for quality continental bullocks and heifers.”

“More farmer customers operating. Heifers were in short supply but top-quality lots selling up to €2.50/kg.”

“Cull cows were more difficult to get away — especially plainer types.” Candler added.

Bullocks — €1.55-€2.50/kg or €550-€1,450/head;

  • 1 LM – 725kg - €1,450;

  • 1 HE – 640kg - €1,110;

  • 3 FR – 605kg - €1,000;

  • 2 CH – 585kg - €1,450;

  • 1 AA – 535kg - €1,130;

  • 1 SA – 480kg - €1,070;

  • 9 FR – 450kg - €790;

  • 2 HE – 440kg - €850;

  • 4 LM – 385kg – €900;

  • 3 LM – 370kg - €890;

  • 2 HE – 340kg - €650.

Heifers — €1.65-€2.50/kg or €550-€1,380/head:

  • 1 CH – 645kg - €1,380;

  • 1 LM – 590kg - €1,360;

  • 2 AA – 550kg - €1,000;

  • 1 CH – 500kg - €1,100;

  • 1 LM – 480kg - €1,180;

  • 1 AA – 445kg - €960;

  • 1 CH – 380kg - €880;

  • 3 HE – 370kg - €640;

  • 4 AA – 330kg - €570;

  • 2 HE – 320kg - €580.

Cull cows:

  • Friesian cull cows - €0.80-€1.56/kg;

  • Continental cull cows - €1.10-€1.85/kg.

Image source: Kilkenny Mart \ Website

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