Farmers and exporters active for calves at Kilrush


A large number of 2017 and 2018-born cattle were offered for sale.

Farmers and exporters active for calves at Kilrush

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A large number of 2017 and 2018-born cattle were offered for sale.

A 99% clearance was recorded at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday (May 15th), according to a spokesperson.

Farmers and exporters were active in the calf ring; Friesian bull calves made from €90 to €130, while Hereford realised €220.

Cull cows met with “good demand”, while suckler pairings topped out at €1,740.

“Numbers smaller; more of a mix of 2017 and 2018-born cattle.” the spokesperson added.

CULL COWS:

  • 1 LMX - 580kgs - €1,160 - €2.00/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 555kgs – €950 - €1.71/kg;
  • 1 FRX - 525kgs - €755 - €1.44/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 610kgs - €1,210 - €1.98/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 705kgs - €1,270 - €1.80/kg;
  • 1 FR - 650kgs - €940 - €1.45/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 600kgs - €1,035 - €1.72/kg;
  • 1 FR - 610kgs - €855 - €1.40/kg.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 FRX - 505kgs - €1,025 - €2.03/kg;
  • 3 HEX - 315kgs - €620 - €1.97/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 430kgs - €750 - €1.74/kg;
  • 2 AAX - 322kgs - €610 - €1.89/kg;
  • 1 LM - 215kgs - €600 - €2.79/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 405kgs - €920 - €2.27/kg.

BULLOCKS:

  • 2 CHX - 280kgs - €890 - €3.18/kg;
  • 3 FR - 342kgs - €645 - €1.88/kg;
  • 3 HEX - 272kgs - €600 - €2.21/kg;
  • 1 CH - 340kgs - €850 - €2.50/kg;
  • 1 CH - 345kgs - €930 - €2.67/kg;
  • 4 FR - 553kgs - €950 - €1.71/kg;
  • 1 FR - 660kgs - €1,230 - €1.86/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 335kgs - €765 - €2.28/kg.

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