‘Reasonable’ trade at Kilrush


Many of the cull cows on offer were purchased in the springtime to cover the 7-month retention period - spokesperson

‘Reasonable’ trade at Kilrush

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Many of the cull cows on offer were purchased in the springtime to cover the 7-month retention period - spokesperson

There was a “good mix of stock” at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday (October 23rd), with a strong entry of weanlings, mostly continentals, according to a spokesperson.

“The cull cows on offer were predominantly Friesian cows, many of which were purchased in the springtime to cover the 7-month retention period.”

“The bullocks and aged heifers were all traditional breeds. Trade was reasonable all-round.” the spokesperson added.

CULL COWS:

  • 1 LMX - 720kgs - €1,090 - €1.51/kg;
  • 1 FR - 740kgs – €950 - €1.28/kg;
  • 1 NRX - 700kgs - €800 - €1.14/kg;
  • 1 FR - 735kgs - €890 - €1.21/kg;
  • 1 FR - 850kgs - €1,020 - €1.20/kg;
  • 1 FR - 1,025kgs - €1,280 - €1.25/kg;
  • 1 AAX - 465kgs - €640 - €1.38/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 470kgs - €675 - €1.44/kg.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 LM - 350kgs - €705 - €2.01/kg;
  • 1 LM - 290kgs - €665 - €2.29/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 285kgs - €695 - €2.44/kg;
  • 3 HEX - 443kgs - €710 - €1.60/kg;
  • 1 CH - 270kgs - €600 - €2.22/kg;
  • 2 CH - 277kgs - €615 - €2.22/kg.

BULLS / BULLOCKS:

  • 4 HEX - 326kgs - €600 - €1.84/kg;
  • 1 FR - 460kgs - €700 - €1.50/kg;
  • 2 CHX - 312kgs - €775 - €2.48/kg;
  • 4 FR - 427kgs - €600 - €1.40/kg;
  • 1 AA -360kgs - €665 - €1.85/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 515kgs - €880 - €1.71/kg;
  • 2 CH - 247kgs - €615 - €2.48/kg;
  • 1 LM - 335kgs - €825 - €2.46/kg.

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