‘Grass buyers’ active at Kilrush


“Calves met a fine trade but the quality was good overall”

‘Grass buyers’ active at Kilrush

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  • 8 mths ago

“Calves met a fine trade but the quality was good overall”

Over 550 lots passed through the ring at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday (March 27th), according to a spokesperson for the mart.

The spokesperson noted that ‘grass buyers’ were active at the general cattle sale.

“Calves met a fine trade but the quality was good overall.”

There was a mix of both Continental and traditional breeds in the bullock and heifer rings, while the majority of cull cows were dairy-types.

CULL COWS:

  • 1 LMX - 750kgs - €1,150 - €1.53/kg;
  • 1 CH - 695kgs - €1,060 - €1.53/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 745kgs - €1,100 - €1.48/kg;
  • 1 LM - 550kgs - €920 - €1.67/kg;
  • 1 FR - 615kgs - €875 - €1.452/kg;
  • 1 FR - 595kgs - €700 - €1.18/kg;
  • 1 FRX - 590kgs - €990 - €1.68/kg;
  • 1 AAX - 540kgs - €745 - €1.38/kg.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 CH - 270kgs - €845 - €3.13/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 485kgs - €1,160 - €2.39/kg;
  • 1 CH - 290kgs - €820 - €2.83/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 500kgs - €990 - €1.98/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 325kgs - €905 - €2.78/kg;
  • 1 CH - 410kgs - €960 - €2.11/kg;
  • 3 AAX - 260kgs - €575 - €2.21/kg;
  • 1 CH - 470kgs - €1,090 - €2.32/kg.

BULLOCKS:

  • 4 LMX - 367kgs - €915 - €2.49/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 545kgs - €1,040 - €1.91/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 370kgs - €765 - €2.07/kg;
  • 2 FRX - 510kgs - €920 - €1.80/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 535kgs - €1,120 - €2.09/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 415kgs - €850 - €2.05/kg;
  • 3 HEX - 323kgs - €725 - €2.234/kg;
  • 1 LM - 355kgs - €1,000 - €2.82/kg.

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