Farmers purchase better-type FR bulls at Kilmallock


Just over 1,000 entries went under the hammer, with a lively trade reported by a mart spokesperson. Bullocks hit €2.09/kg, heifers sold to €2.30/kg and cull cows topped out at €1.80/kg.

Farmers purchase better-type FR bulls at Kilmallock

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Just over 1,000 entries went under the hammer, with a lively trade reported by a mart spokesperson. Bullocks hit €2.09/kg, heifers sold to €2.30/kg and cull cows topped out at €1.80/kg.

Just over 1,000 entries including 430 calves went under the hammer at Kilmallock Mart on Monday (February 18th), according to a spokesperson for the mart.

“Trade for all stock was very lively; the number of buyers continues to increase as we are now in mid-February.” The spokesperson outlined.

Bullocks sold for €1150/head or €2.09 per kg, while dry cows hit €1160/head or €1.80/kg and heifers made up to €950/head or €2.30/kg.

Weanlings bulls fetched up to €1135 each or €2.92/kg, while weanling heifers peaked at €875/head or €2.27/head and young calves realised €440 each.

FR bulls pushed up to €145 each; farmers are purchasing the better-type FR bulls, according to the mart spokesperson; suckler pairings sold for up to €1460/unit.

BULLOCKS

  • 1 Friesians - 380Kgs - €625;

  • 1 Limousin - 315kgs - €600;

  • 2 Herefords - 528kg - €1005;

  • 2 Belgian Blue - 515kgs - €1000;

  • 5 Aberdeen Angus - 475kgs - €990;

  • 1 Friesians - 535kgs - €975;

  • 4 Herefords - 450kgs - €895;

  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 462kgs - €860,

  • 5 Friesians - 435kgs - €750;

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 585kgs - €1150;

  • 1 Hereford - 550 kgs - €1020.

COWS

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 490kgs - €800;

  • 1 Friesian - 495kgs - €695;

  • 1 Hereford - 445kgs - €610;

  • 1 Limousine - 645kgs - €1160;

  • 1 Friesian - 565kgs - €730;

  • 1 Friesian - 605 kgs - €715;

  • 1 Friesian - 600kgs - €710;

  • 1 Friesian - 570kgs - €680;

  • 1 Friesian - 705kgs - €930;

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 685 kgs - €930;

  • 1 Friesian - 695kgs - €920;

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 670kgs - €895;

  • 1 6 Friesian - 765kgs - €880;

  • 1 Simmental - 660kgs - €870;

  • 1 Friesian - 680kgs - €820;

  • 1 Friesian - 650kgs - €780.

HEIFERS

  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 335kgs - €620;

  • 1 Limousine - 285kgs - €590;

  • 1 Hereford - 200kgs - €460;

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 485kgs - €930;

  • 1 Limousine - 400 kgs - €880;

  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 445 kgs - €840;

  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 420kgs - €790;

  • 1 Limousine - 415kgs - €760;

  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 403kgs - €740;

  • 2 Hereford - 395kgs - €735;

  • 1 Hereford - 580kgs - €950;

  • 1 Hereford - 550kgs - €930;

  • 1 Hereford - 505kgs - €900;

  • 1 Limousin - 525kgs - €900;

  • 2 Herefords - 510kgs - €900.

WEANLING BULLS

  • 4 Salers - 445kgs - €1025 (€2.30per kg);

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 575kgs - €1020(€1.77kg);

  • 3 Limousin - 418kgs - €968 (€2.30per kg);

  • 1 Aubrac - 455kgs - €935 (€2.05 per kg);

  • 1 Limousin - 315kgs - €770 (€2.44 per kg);

  • 9 Limousin - 281kgs - €780 (€2.77per kg);

  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 288kgs €540 (€1.87per kg);

  • 5 Aberdeen Angus - 257kgs €510 (€1.98per kg);

  • 4 Hereford - 364kgs - €740(€2.03per kg);

  • 6 Herefords - 364kgs - €740 (€2.03 per kg);

  • 5 Herefords - 301kgs - €700 (€2.23 per kg);

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 321kgs - €615 (€1.91 per kg);

  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 302kgs - €600 (€1.98 per kg);

  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 288kgs - €595 (€2.06 per kg);

  • 6 Aberdeen Angus - 266kgs - €565 (€2.12 per kg);

  • 5 Friesians - 328kgs - €530 (€1.61 per kg).

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • 1 Limousin - 445 kgs - €875 (€1.96 per kg);

  • 2 Herefords - 420kgs €800(€1.90 per kg);

  • 2 Hereford - 420kgs - €800 (€1.90per kg);

  • 4 Herefords - 386kgs - €775 (€2.00 per kg);

  • 1 Limousin - 365kg - €750 (€2.05 per kg);

  • 8 Aberdeen Angus - 301kgs - €625 (€2.07 per kg);

  • 1 Belgian Blue - 305 kgs - €620 (€2.03 per kg);

  • 5 Aberdeen Angus - 289kgs - €600 (€2.07 per kg);

  • 2 Herefords - 270kg - €550(€2.03 per kg).

SUCKLERS

  • A 6-year-old Charolais and LM bull calf - €1,460;

  • A 7-year-old Limousin & her Limousin Bull Calf - €1220.

CALVES/RUNNERS

  • A 5-week-old BB Bull - €440;

  • 2 4-week-old BB bulls -€425;

  • 2 2-week-old AA bulls - €310;

  • 2 3 -week-old Hereford bulls - €365 each;

  • A 3-week-old Hereford heifer - €240;

  • 3 Friesian Bulls 3-weeks-old - €145 each.

DAIRY

  • A 2-year-old first-calver - €1500;

  • A 2-year-old first-calver - €1500;

  • A 7-year-old calved cow - €1340.

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