‘Grass buyers’ out in force at Kilrush


“There was a fine farmer trade”

‘Grass buyers’ out in force at Kilrush

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“There was a fine farmer trade”

‘Grass buyers’ were out in force at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday (April 10th), according to a spokesperson for the mart.

Some 550 lots including 100 calves passed through the ring.

Friesian bull calves made from €20 to €160 - depending on strength - while Hereford calves realised €275.

“There was a fine farmer trade with a very good mix of Continental and traditional breeds available in both the bullock and heifer rings.”

CULL COWS

  • 1 HEX - 605kgs - €985 - €1.63/kg;
  • 1 FR - 585kgs - €770 - €1.29/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 790kgs - €1,450 - €1.84/kg;
  • 1 FR - 530kgs - €680 - €1.28/kg;
  • 1 FR - 730kgs - €995 - €1.36/kg;
  • 1 LM - 470kgs - €820 - €1.74/kg;
  • 1 FR - 620kgs - €850 - €1.37/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 595kgs - €770 - €1.29/kg.

HEIFERS

  • 4 LM - 288kgs - €780 - €2.70/kg;
  • 3 LMX - 335kgs - €875 - €2.61/kg;
  • 1 LM - 280kgs - €840 - €3.00/kg;
  • 2 CHX - 332kgs - €820 - €2.47/kg;
  • 1 LIM - 390kgs - €960 - €2.46/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 440kgs - €905 - €2.06/kg;
  • 1 LM - 525kgs - €1,155 - €2.20/kg;
  • 1 LM - 410kgs - €985 - €2.40/kg.

BULLOCKS

  • 2 LM - 245kgs - €760 - €3.10/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 435kgs - €1,000 - €2.30/kg;
  • 2 CH - 390kgs - €1,085 - €2.78/kg;
  • 3 HEX - 577kgs - €1,110 - €1.92/kg;
  • 2 CH - 365kgs - €1,050 - €2.87/kg;
  • 2 FR - 612kgs - €970 - €1.58/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 377kgs - €820 - €2.17/kg;
  • 2 FR - 577kgs - €955 - €1.65/kg.

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