Calves reach €380 at Kilmallock


“With the excellent grass growing conditions, buyers were very keen.”

Calves reach €380 at Kilmallock

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“With the excellent grass growing conditions, buyers were very keen.”

Demand remained strong at Kilmallock for the 800 entries that were on offer on Monday (10th), according to a mart spokesperson.

“With the excellent grass growing conditions, buyers were very keen.”

Bullocks sold for up to €1400/head or €2.31/kg, weanling bull hit €930/head or €2.55/kg and dry cows made up to €1180/head or €1.55/kg.

Moving to the other rings, heifers topped out at €790/head or €2.47/kg, while heavier types climbed to €1135/head or €2.29/kg.

Dairy stock peaked at €1280/head while up to €415 was paid in the calf ring; sucklers reached €1375/unit.

BULLOCKS

  • 2 Hereford - 335Kgs - €775;
  • 6 Friesians - 391kgs - €635;
  • 4 Aberdeen Angus - 316kg - €590;
  • 1 Hereford - 540kgs - €1155;
  • 1 Charolais - 520kgs - €1105;
  • 1 Friesian - 680kgs - €1145;
  • 3 Herefords - 678kgs - €1140;
  • 8 Aberdeen Angus - 565kgs - €1070;
  • 1 Friesian - 855kgs - €1400;
  • 1 Friesian - 800kgs - €1360.

COWS

  • 1 Friesian - 495kgs - €675;
  • 1 Freisian - 420kgs - €600;
  • 1 Friesian - 625kgs - €920;
  • 1 Salers - 625kgs - €920;
  • 1 Limousin - 640kgs - €910;
  • 1 Friesian - 630kgs - €910;
  • 1 Friesian - 685kgs - €935;
  • 1 Friesian - 680kgs - €925.

HEIFERS

  • 4 Limousin - 320kgs - €790;
  • 6 Aberdeen Angus - 340kgs - €685;
  • 6 Aberdeen Angus - 318kgs - €660;
  • 3 Herefords - 316kgs - €635,
  • 2 Aubracs - 350kgs - €800;
  • 5 Herefords - 357kgs - €720;
  • 1 Hereford - 575kgs - €1135;
  • 1 Hereford - 545kgs - €1115;
  • 1 Hereford - 560kgs - €1055.
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 595kgs - €1020.

WEANLING BULLS

  • 1 Charolais - 365 kgs - €930 (€2.54 per kg);
  • 1 Charolais - 410kgs - €900 (€2.19 per kg);
  • 1 Limousin - 390kgs - €840 (€2.15 per kg);
  • 3 Limousins - 345kgs - €750 (€2.17 per kg);
  • 4 Herefords - 284kgs - €700 (€2.38 per kg);
  • 1 Charolais - 295kgs - €650 (€2. 20 per kg);
  • 10 Friesians- 369kgs - €550(€1.49 per kg).

DAIRY

  • A 4-year-old calved cow - €1280;
  • A 2-year-old calved heifer - €1200.

SUCKLERS

  • A 4-year-old Limousin and her Charolais Bull calf - €1375;
  • A 2-year-old Aberdeen Angus and her Aberdeen Angus bull calf - €1160.

CALVES/ RUNNERS

  • A 6-week-old Limousin bull - €380;
  • 2 22-week-old Friesian bulls - €350;
  • A 4-week-old Limousine bull - €365;
  • A 4-week-old Hereford bull -€355;
  • January/February-born Friesian bulls - €220;
  • A 10-week-old Aberdeen Angus heifer - €300.

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