Dairy entries sell to €1,480 at Kilmallock


Cull cows pushed up to €1,220/head; heifers fetched up to €1,100/head and bullocks sold to €1,265/head. Calves reached €480.

Dairy entries sell to €1,480 at Kilmallock

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Cull cows pushed up to €1,220/head; heifers fetched up to €1,100/head and bullocks sold to €1,265/head. Calves reached €480.

1,100 lots were presented for sale at Kilmallock Mart on Monday (November 5th), according to a spokesperson for the made.

The main attraction was the dairy show and sale, with a top call of €1,480 recorded.

The spokesperson said that bullocks met with a very strong trade, as 75 pens went under the hammer; they sold for up to €1,265/head or €2.35/kg.

With 173 cull cows on offer, these pushed up to €1,220/head or €1.81/kg, while heifers peaked at €1,100/head or €2.33/kg and calves fetched up to €480.

BULLOCKS

  • 3 Belgian Blues - 370kgs - €760;
  • 1 Charolais - 385kgs - €750;
  • 2 Limousin - 343kgs - €745;
  • 6 Aberdeen Angus - 354kgs - €670;
  • 6 Frieisans - 369kgs - €590;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 530kgs - €1245;
  • 3 Limousin - 505 kgs - €1165;
  • 4 Charolais - 514 kgs - €1135;
  • 1 Charolais - 490 kgs - €1105;
  • 4 Limousin - 491 kgs - €1090;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 535 kgs - €1060;
  • 6 Charolais - 507kgs - €1055;
  • 5 Herefords - 544kgs - €1045;
  • 2 Charolais - 460kgs - €975;
  • 3 Limousin - 587kgs - €1190;
  • 8 Charolais - 576kgs - €1180;
  • 1 Charolais - 570kgs - €1170;
  • 2 herefords - 557 kgs - €1090;
  • 5 Herefords - 590 kgs -€1075;
  • 7 Aberdeen Angus - 589 kgs - €1065;
  • 2 Herefords - 595 kgs - €1060;
  • 4 Friesians - 688 kgs - €1040;
  • 8 Freisians - 678kgs - €1035;
  • 2 Freisians - 560kgs - €1170;
  • 2 Frieisans - 735kgs - €1265.

COWS

  • 1 Friesian - 495 kgs - €785;
  • 1 Simmental - 430kgs - €740;
  • 1 Friesian - 440 kgs - €620;
  • 1 Limousin - 645kgs - €900;
  • 1Friesian - 630 kgs - €810;
  • 1 Friesian - 620 kgs - €965;
  • 1 Friesians - 590 kgs - €965;
  • 1 Friesian -620 kgs - €890;
  • 1 Friesian - 645kgs - €770;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 605kgs - €765;
  • 1 Friesian - 625kgs - €760;
  • 1 Charolais - 675 kgs - €1220;
  • 1 Salers - 700 kgs- €1135;
  • 1 Simmental - 730 kgs - €1070;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 745 kgs - €975;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 670 kgs - €950;
  • 1 Friesian - 740kgs - €940;
  • 1 Limousin - 660 kgs - €940;
  • 1 Friesian - 715kgs - €930;
  • 1 Friesian - 685kgs - €920.

HEIFERS

  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 240kgs - €910;
  • 3 Limousin - 338 kgs - €570;
  • 3 Hereford - 340 kgs - €560
  • 2 Limousin - 308 kgs - €535;
  • 3 Herefords - 273 kgs - €525;
  • 3 Charolais - 498 kgs - €1050;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 485 kgs - €955;
  • 2 Limousin - 443 kgs - €950;
  • 2 Charolais - 440 kgs - €935;
  • 2 Charolais - 393 kgs - €915;
  • 1 Herefords - 475 kgs - €860;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 465 kgs - €855;
  • 2 Limousin - 455kgs - €850;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 455 kgs - €830;
  • 2 Belgian Blues - 428 kgs - €830;
  • 3 Herefords - 465 kgs - €825;
  • 1 Charolais - 390kgs - €820;
  • 2 Charolais - 525kgs - €1070;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 545kgs - €940;
  • 1 Hereford - 530kgs - €920;
  • 1 Salers - 500kgs - €890.

Calves

  • A 4-week-old Charolais Bull - €480;
  • A 7-week-old Aberdeen Angus bull - €390;
  • A 6-week-old Aberdeen Angus heifer - €375;
  • A 5-week-old Friesian heifer - €137.

Dairy Show and Sale

50 entries passed through the ring as part of a special dairy sale; the champion came in the form of a 3-year-old - with her time-up carrying her second calf; she sold for €1480 and was exhibited by Marie Hennessy - Ballysimon, Co Limerick.

Other prize-winners included

  • John Cooke - Bottomstown, Hospital;
  • Michael Ahern - Bresheen, Kilmallock;
  • David Hayes - Ballyowen, Newcastlewest;
  • Gerard Cussen - Gurtskeagh, Charleville.
Other prices
  • A coming 2-year-old - February calver - €1400;
  • A 3-year-old calved 12-days - €1360;
  • Prices of autumn-winter calvers included €1120; €1110; €1100 and spring calvers made €1360; €1350; €1340.

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