Heifers & bullocks a strong trade but culls variable at Kilmallock


“Trade for bullocks and heifers was strong, while dry cows continued to be a variable trade, very much dependent on flesh cover. Calves were very dear”

Heifers & bullocks a strong trade but culls variable at Kilmallock

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“Trade for bullocks and heifers was strong, while dry cows continued to be a variable trade, very much dependent on flesh cover. Calves were very dear”

Some 700 entries went under the hammer at Kilmallock Mart’s cattle sale on Monday (December 3rd), according to a spokesperson.

Bullocks sold for up €1245/head or €2.27/kg and dry cows made up to €1310/head or €1.66/kg while heifers fetched up to €1100/head or €2.12/kg. Dairy stock realised €900/head - prices that were paid for March calvers.

“Trade for bullocks and heifers was strong, while dry cows continued to be a variable trade, very much dependant on flesh cover. Calves were very dear.”

BULLOCKS

  • 1 Limousin - 395kgs - €745;
  • 2 Aberdeen-Angus - 388kgs - €715;
  • 2 Herefords - 358kgs - €710;
  • 6 Salers - 387kgs - €700;
  • 1 Friesian - 395gs - €590
  • 7 Charolais - 461kgs - €1030;
  • 4 Herefords - 540kgs - €1025;
  • 5 Herefords - 486kgs - €1005;
  • 1 Limousin - 470kgs - €970;
  • 1 Aberdeen-Angus - 530 kgs - €950;
  • 2 Limousin - 480kgs - €950;
  • 1 Freisan - 500kgs - €880;
  • 6 Aberdeen-Angus - 504kgs - €875;
  • 6 Aberdeen-Angus - 484kgs - €870;
  • 4 Herefords - 463kgs - €865;
  • 1 Charolais - 590kgs - €1180;
  • 1 Hereford - 650kgs - €1165;
  • 1 Limousin - 560 kgs - €1145;
  • 4 Aberdeen-Angus - 570kgs - €1060;
  • 4 Friesians - 661kgs €1030;
  • 1 Aberdeen-Angus - 710kgs - €1245;
  • 2 Hereford - 730kgs - €1190;
  • 2 Fresians - 708kgs - €1050.

COWS

  • 1 Fresian - 485 kgs - €540;
  • 1 Hereford - 610kgs - €750;
  • Limousin - 625 kgs - €745;
  • 1 Hereford - 610kgs - €750;
  • 1 Fresian - 600 kgs - €720;
  • 1 Hereford - 565 kgs - €690;
  • 1 Friesian - 635kgs - €630;
  • 1 Aberdeen-Angus - 790kgs - €1310;
  • 1 Charolais - 820kgs - €1050;
  • 1 Fresian - 705kgs - €895;
  • 1 Friesian - 695kgs - €860;
  • 1 Frieisan - 685 kgs - €655.

HEIFERS

  • 1 Limousin - 485kgs - €920;
  • 1 Limousin - 445 kgs - €915;
  • 1 Charolais - 495kgs - €870
  • 2 Parthenaise - 460 kgs - €865;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 470kgs kgs - €860;
  • 3 Charolais - 458 kgs - €860;
  • 1 Hereford - 485 kgs - €860;
  • 1 Limousin - 425kgs - €850;
  • 2 Parthenaise - 425 kgs - €850;
  • 1 Aberdeen-Angus - 425kgs - €810;
  • 1 Charolais - 520 kgs - €1100;
  • 1 Simmential - 515 kgs - €1030;
  • 1 Charolais - 525kgs - €1030.

CALVES

  • A 5-week-old AA BULL - €370;
  • An 8-week-old Limousin heifer - €350; An 8-week-old Simmental bull - €335;
  • A 5-week-old Limousin heifer - €305; 3 Limousin heifers - 4-weeks-old - €280;
  • 2 Charolais bulls - 28-weeks-old - €660;
  • A 9-week-old Hereford Bull - €430.

DAIRY

  • 3 2017-born in-calf heifers - March calvers - €900/head.

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