Calves reach €350 at Kilmallock


“Trade was very lively with exporters and farmers very keen to purchase stock.”

Calves reach €350 at Kilmallock

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“Trade was very lively with exporters and farmers very keen to purchase stock.”

1,000 entries - including 450 calves - were presented for sale at Kilmallock Mart on Monday (May 27th), according to a spokesperson.

“Trade was very lively with exporters and farmers very keen to purchase stock.”

Bullocks sold for up to €1315/head or €2.25/kg, while weanling bulls hit €1045/head or €2.42/kg and dry cows climbed to €1,355/head or €2.01/kg.

Heifers climbed to €750/head or €2.45 per kg, while heavier lots made up to €1110/head or €2.35/kg.

Moving to the other rings, up to €1550 was forked out for dairy stock, €475 was paid for runners, up to €350 was forked out for calves and sucklers peaked at €1470 per unit.

BULLOCKS

  • Charolais - 355 kgs - €800;
  • Herefords - 318 kgs - €700;
  • 6 Friesians - 391 kgs - €625;
  • 3 Limousin - 528 kgs - €1010;
  • 2 Belgian Blue - 535 kgs - €990;
  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 478 kgs - €970;
  • 2 Friesian - 495 kgs - €820;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 625 kgs - €1170;
  • 2 Friesians - 683 kgs - €1170;
  • 3 Herefords - 570 kgs - €1100;
  • 2 Aberdeen Angus - 555 kgs - €1080;
  • 5 Friesians - 659 kgs - €1080;
  • 5 Friesians - 761 kgs - €1315.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 2 Herefords - 468 kgs - €1045 (€2.23 per kg);
  • 2 Limousin - 398 kgs - €915 (€2.30 per kg);
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 403 kgs - €850 (€2.11 per kg);
  • 4 Herefords - 390 kgs - €820 (€2.10 per kg);
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 358 kgs - €770 (€2.15 per kg);
  • 8 Herefords - 331 kgs - €720 (€2.18 per kg);
  • 6 Friesians - 387 kgs - €645 (€1.67 per kg);
  • 1 Salers - 240 kgs - €580 (€2.42 per kg);
  • 4 Friesians - 316 kgs - €500 (€1.58 per kg);
  • 4 Herefords - 186 kgs - €405 (€2.18 per kg).

COWS:

  • 1 Simmental - 495 kgs - €960;
  • 1 Simmental - 470 kgs - €945;
  • 1 Friesian - 475 kgs - €810;
  • 1 Limousin - 645 kgs - €1250;
  • 1 Hereford - 590 kgs - €980;
  • 1 Friesian - 640 kgs - €975;
  • 1 Friesian - 565 kgs - €970;
  • 1 Friesian - 595 kgs - €935;
  • 1 Charolais - 770 kgs - €1355;
  • 1 Limousin - 690 kgs - €1225;
  • 1 Charolais - 695 kgs - €1210;
  • 1 Friesian - 795 kgs - €1175;
  • 1 Charolais - 705 kgs - €1165;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 655 kgs - €1140;
  • 1 Piedmontese - 735 kgs - €1130;
  • 1 Friesian - 720 kgs - €1100.

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • 2 Limousin - 313 kgs - €750 (€2.42 per kg);
  • 1 Limousin - 280 kgs - €630 (€2.25 per kg);
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 300 kgs - €600 (€2.00 per kg);
  • 1 Limousin - 285 kgs - €595 (€2.09 per kg);
  • 3 Simmentals - 272 kgs - €545 (2.00 per kg);
  • 5 Herefords - 282 kgs - €510 (€1.81 per kg);
  • 2 Belgian Blues - 260 kgs - €510 (€1.96 per kg);
  • 1 Limousin - 143 kgs - €350 (€2.44 per kg).

HEIFERS

  • 1 Limousin - 480 kgs - €1110;
  • 1 Charolais - 425 kgs - €895;
  • 1 Limousin - 395 kgs - €870;
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 437 kgs - €860;
  • 3 Charolais - 377 kgs - €850;
  • 1 Salers - 360 kgs - €845;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 375 kgs - €820;
  • 5 Aberdeen Angus - 375 kgs - €785;
  • 2 Herefords - 370 kgs - €780;
  • 3 Herefords - 357 kgs - €750;
  • 1 Shorthorn - 365 kgs - €730;
  • 1 Charolais - 360 kgs - €730;
  • 1 Limousin - 565 kgs - €1100;
  • 1 Shorthorn - 575 kgs - €1085;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 535 kgs - €1030;
  • 1 Belgian Blue - 515 kgs - €1005;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 500 kgs - €975;
  • 1 Friesian - 520 kgs - €900.

DAIRY

  • A 3-year-old calved cow - €1550;
  • A 5-year-old calved cow - €1510.

SUCKLERS

  • A 4-year-old Simmental and her Simmental bull calf - €1470;
  • An 11-year-old Aberdeen Angus and her Limousin bull calf - €1300.

CALVES / RUNNERS

  • A Limousin bull - 14-weeks-old - €475;
  • A Charolais bull - 19-weeks-old - €460;
  • A Charolais heifer - 13-weeks-old - €415;
  • A Charolais bull - 3-weeks-old - €350;
  • 4 Aberdeen Angus bulls - 2-weeks-old - €190;
  • 1 Friesian heifer - 4-weeks-old - €225.

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