Poor-quality FR calves “almost impossible to sell” at Kilrush


“Good trade for Hereford calves making to €260 but again it’s for the quality lots and bit of strength”

Poor-quality FR calves “almost impossible to sell” at Kilrush

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“Good trade for Hereford calves making to €260 but again it’s for the quality lots and bit of strength”

A good-sized sale at Kilrush Mart, with 250 lots passing through the ring at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday (February 27th), according to a spokesperson for the mart.

“Poor-quality Friesian calves are almost impossible to sell whereas the better lots making to €80.”

“Good trade for Hereford calves making to €260 but again it’s for the quality lots and bit of strength.”

There was a smaller entry of cull cows, while mostly Hereford and Friesian-types went under the hammer in the bullock ring.

The spokesperson noted that trade for bullocks and heifers was “good all-round.”

BULLOCKS

  • 2 FR - 375kgs - €745 - €1.98/kg;

  • 3 HEX - 503kgs - €990 - €1.97/kg;

  • 3 FR - 402kgs - €675 - €1.68/kg;

  • 1 HEX - 350kgs - €695 - €1.98/kg;

  • 1 CHX - 515kgs - €1,190 - €2.31/kg;

  • 2 HEX - 412kgs - €700 - €1.69/kg;

  • 5 LMX - 373kgs - €1,025 - €2.75/kg;

  • 2 HEX - 330kgs - €865 - €2.62/kg.

HEIFERS

  • 1 LMX - 245kgs - €655 - €2.67/kg;

  • 2 HEX - 520kgs - €920 - €1.77/kg;

  • 4 AAX - 232kgs - €485 - €2.08/kg;

  • 1 HEX - 455kgs - €860 - €1.89/kg;

  • 2 LMX - 477kgs - €1,050 - €2.20/kg;

  • 3 CHX - 510kgs - €1,100 - €2.15/kg.

CULL COWS

  • 1 FRX - 645kgs - €1,045 - €1.62/kg;

  • 1 FR - 545kgs - €900 - €1.65/kg;

  • 1 FR - 595kgs - €750 - €1.26/kg;

  • 2 SIX - 610kgs - €935 - €1.53/kg;

  • 1 FR - 615kgs - €645 - €1.05/kg.

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