2018 went out on “positive note” at Kilmallock


Bullocks sold for up to €1215/head or €2.36/kg, dry cows made up to €1000/head or €1.48/kg, while heifers hit €1050/head or €2.23/kg. Up to €410 was forked out in the calf ring.

2018 went out on “positive note” at Kilmallock

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Bullocks sold for up to €1215/head or €2.36/kg, dry cows made up to €1000/head or €1.48/kg, while heifers hit €1050/head or €2.23/kg. Up to €410 was forked out in the calf ring.

115 purchasers made their presence felt for some 600 entries that were offered for sale at Kilmallock Mart on Monday (December 17th).

A mart spokesperson said that “2018 went out on a strong note at Kilmallock Mart on Monday last.”

Bullocks sold for up to €1215/head or €2.36/kg and dry cows made up to €1000/head or €1.48/kg, while heifers hit €1050/head or €2.23/kg. Weanling bulls climbed to €950/head, while suckler pairings realised €1170/unit; up to €410 was forked out in the calf ring.

The Liam Mc Carthy Cup was a surprise visitor at the festive morning at Kilmallock Mart on Monday; the Kilmallock National School Choir provided music for the morning.

Proceeds from the first animal sold on the day were divided between Pieta House and the South Limerick Branch of Red Cross; this €1,000 animal was purchased by Sean O’ Brien - Glenlara, Garryspillane.

BULLOCKS

  • 4 Herefords - 393 kgs - €700;
  • 4 Fresians - 385kgs - €665;
  • 5 Herefords - 342kgs - €640;
  • 5 Fresians - 384kgs - €575;
  • 1 Simmental - 530gs - € 1175
  • 5 Limousin - 449kgs - €1000;
  • 6 Charolais - 423kgs - €1000;
  • 3 Herefords - 520kgs - €955;
  • 3 Belgian Blues - 482kgs - €930;
  • 2 Limousin - 440 kgs - €920;
  • 4 Aberdeen Angus - 515kgs - €910;
  • 4 Herefords - 524kgs - €900;
  • 4 Limousin - 426 kgs - €850;
  • 6 Fresians - 508kgs - €815;
  • 1 Limousin - 610kgs - €1215;
  • 3 Belgian Blues - 568 kgs - €1050;
  • 1 Fresian - 590kgs - €955.

COWS

  • 1 Fresian - 455 kgs - €675;
  • 1 Fresian - 535kgs - €675;
  • 8, Fresian - 616 kgs - €670;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 575kgs - €640;
  • 1 Fresian - 580kgs - €635;
  • 1 Hereford - 575 kgs - €605;
  • 1 Limousin - 565kgs - €600;
  • 1 Fresian - 545kgs - €580;
  • 1 Simmental - 745kgs - €1000;
  • 1 Fresian - 715kgs - €1000;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 725kgs - €1000;
  • 1 Frieisan - 665 kgs - €815;
  • 1 Fresian - 650kgs - €785;
  • 1 Fresian - 680kgs - €695.

HEIFERS

  • 5 Herefords - 483kgs - €865;
  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 478 kgs - €840;
  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 445kgs - €835
  • 1 Limousin - 355 kgs - €790;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 355kgs kgs - €705;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 405 kgs - €700;
  • 3 Herefords - 432 kgs - €700;
  • 1 Hereford - 620kgs - €1050.

WEANLING BULLS

  • 1 Limousin - 405kgs - €765 (€1.70 per kg);
  • 1 Limousin - 400kgs - €745(€1.86 per kg);
  • 3 Herefords - 272kgs - €540( €1.98 per kg);
  • 1 Hereford - 300kgs- €515(€1.71per kg) ;
  • 1 Limousin - 250kgs €510 (€2.04 per kg);
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 290kgs €505 (€2.10 per kg);
  • 2 Limousin - 250 kgs €480 (€1.60 per kg);
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 225kgs €470 (€2.08per kg);
  • 1 Freisian - 285kgs €435 (€1.52 per kg);
  • 2 Simmentals - 193kgs €420 (€2.17 per kg).

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • 1 Limousin - 410 kgs - €650 (€1.58 per kg);
  • 2 Limousin - 265kgs - €475 (€1.79 per kg);
  • 5 Herefords - 230kgs - €435 (€1.89 per kg);
  • 4 Aberdeen Angus - 229kgs - €380 (€1.65 per kg);
  • 1 Limousin - 190kg - €350 (€1.84 per kg);
  • 2 Herefords - 213kgs - €345 (€1.61 per kg);
  • 1 Limousin - 205 kgs - €325 (€1.35 per kg);
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 210kgs - €320.

CALVES/ RUNNERS

  • A 32-week-old Hereford Bull - €410;
  • A 4-week-old Belgian Blue bull- €260;
  • A 3-week-old Hereford Bull - €240;
  • A 2-week-old Aberdeen Angus Bull - €240;
  • A 2-week-old Shorthorn Heifer - €165.

DAIRY

  • A 4-year-old in-calf cow - €950;
  • A coming 2-year-old in-calf heifer (March-calver) - €910.

SUCKLERS

  • A 3-year-old Charolais and her Limousin bull calf - €1170.

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