Improved cattle trade at Kilmallock


Some 1,000 entries passed through the rings on Monday. Bullocks hit €2.43/kg; heifers sold to €1.88/kg and cull cows made up to €1.50/kg.

Improved cattle trade at Kilmallock

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Some 1,000 entries passed through the rings on Monday. Bullocks hit €2.43/kg; heifers sold to €1.88/kg and cull cows made up to €1.50/kg.

Some 1,000 entries went under the hammer at Kilmallock Mart’s cattle sale on Monday.

The trade was stronger than previous weeks, according to the mart’s auctioneers.

Bullocks climbed to €1,620/head or €2.43/kg; dry cows topped out at €1,065 or €1.50/kg and heifers peaked at €945/head or €1.88/kg.

Moving to the other rings, weanling bulls realised €890/head or €2.55/kg and weanling heifers pushed up to €650/head or €2.29/kg.

Runners sold for up to €560/head and a top call of €275 was recorded in the calf ring.

BULLOCKS

  • Limousin - 380 kgs - €850;
  • 5 Aberdeen Angus - 391 kgs - €730;
  • Limousin - 380 kgs - €675;
  • 7 Herefords - 378 kgs - €635;
  • 7 Herefords - 344 kgs - €560;
  • 2 Simmental- 325 kgs - €520;
  • Charolais - 535 kgs - €1160.;
  • 3 Limousin - 517 kgs - €1140;
  • Limousin - 480 kgs - €1100;
  • Charolais - 435 kgs - €1055;
  • 7 Limousin - 436 kgs - €1050;
  • 6 Limousin - 450 kgs - €1035;
  • 11 Herefords - 509 kgs - €1025;
  • 7 Limousin - 414 kgs - €960;
  • 2 Limousin - 598 kgs - €1245;
  • Aberdeen Angus - 685 kgs - €1235;
  • 4 Herefords - 676 kgs - €1215;
  • 2 Limousin - 553 kgs - €1150;
  • 8 Charolais - 559 kgs - €1130;
  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 600 kgs - €1050;
  • Salers - 550 kgs - €1040;
  • Friesian - 650 kgs - €1035;
  • Charolais - 780 kgs - €1620;
  • Hereford - 740 kgs - €1490;
  • Simmental - 705 kgs - €1395;
  • 4 Herefords - 735 kgs - €1325.

COWS

  • 4 Friesians - 456 kgs - €620;
  • Saler - 480 kgs - €570;
  • Friesian - 435 kgs - €540;
  • Friesian - 590 kgs - €805;
  • Friesian - 575 kgs - €800;
  • Charolais - 635 kgs - €800;
  • Saler - 595 kgs - €800;
  • Saler - 510 kgs - €725;
  • Charolais - 740 kgs - €1065;
  • Saler - 665 kgs - €1000;
  • Friesian - 710 kgs - €990;
  • Friesian - 690 kgs - €885;
  • Friesian - 665 kgs - €820.

HEIFERS

  • Hereford - 345 kgs - €520;
  • Aberdeen Angus - 345 kgs - €500;
  • Hereford - 320 kgs - €455;
  • Simmental - 490 kgs - €910;
  • 2 Limousin - 483 kgs - €900;
  • Aberdeen Angus - 480 kgs - €880;
  • 2 Herefords - 473 kgs - €845;
  • Limousin - 435 kgs - €820;
  • 2 Herfords - 490 kgs - €800;
  • Aberdeen Angus - 455 kgs - €765;
  • Simmental - 485 kgs - €730;
  • 2 Saler - 425 kgs - €720;
  • Aberdeen Angus - 580 kgs - €945;
  • Limousin - 525 kgs - €885.

SUCKLERS

  • A 2-year-old in-calf Limousin - €1000.

CALVES/RUNNERS

  • 2 Simmental Bulls 22-weeks-old - €560 each;
  • An 18-week-old Hereford Bull - €440;
  • A 5-wee-k-old Hereford Bull - €275;
  • 2 Saler Bulls - 8-weeks-old - €240 each;
  • A 4-week-old Hereford Heifer - €195;

WEANLING BULLS

  • Limousin - 425 kgs - €890 (€2.09 per kg);
  • Limousin - 370 kgs - €800 (€2.16 per kg);
  • 3 Piedmontese - 300 kgs - €720 (€2.40 per kg);
  • Limousin - 295 kgs - €715 (€2.42 per kg);
  • 2 Limousin - 295 kgs - €705 (€2.39 per kg);
  • Limousin - 275 kgs - €700 (€2.55 per kg);
  • 3 Piedmontese - 287 kgs - €670 (€2.33 per kg);
  • Limousin - 280 kgs - €640 (€2.29 per kg);
  • 5 Herefords - 334 kgs - €635 (€1.90 per kg);
  • 2 Piedmontese - 220 kgs - €545 (€2.48 per kg);
  • 4 Aberdeen Angus - 248 kgs - €500 (€2.02 per kg);
  • 5 Friesians - 260 kgs - €335 kgs (€1.29 per kg);
  • Friesian 225 kgs - €285 (€1.27 per kg).

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • Limousin - 405 kgs- €650 (€1.60 per kg)
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 378 kgs - €610 (€1.61 per kg)
  • Aberdeen Angus - 340 kgs - €585 (€1.72 per kg);
  • Aberdeen Angus - 370 kgs - €560 (€1.51 per kg)
  • 2 Limousin - 240 kgs - €550 (€2.29 per kg)
  • Limousin - 265 kgs - €465 (€1.75 per kg).

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