‘Many farmers nervous due to the ongoing dispute’


‘Some great beef heifers about and many of these over 30-months met a tough trade’

‘Many farmers nervous due to the ongoing dispute’

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‘Some great beef heifers about and many of these over 30-months met a tough trade’

Kilrush Mart’s annual cattle show and sale - which was held on Wednesday (September 11th), attracted a smaller entry than the previous year, with just over 300 lots on offer, according to a spokesperson.

“Dry cow numbers especially were smaller with many farmers nervous due to the ongoing dispute.”

“Some great beef heifers about and many of these over 30-months met a tough trade. The cull cow trade held up well as did the store bullocks.” the spokesperson added.

BULLOCKS:

  • 1 AAX - 375kgs - €790 - €2.11/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 380kgs - €790 - €2.08/kg;
  • 2 CHX - 477kgs - €1,060 - €2.22/kg;
  • 3 FR - 693kgs - €1,060 - €1.53/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 497kgs - €900 - €1.81/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 520kgs - €950 - €1.83/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 590kgs - €1,175 - €1.99/kg;
  • 3 CH - 313kgs - €785 - €2.51/kg.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 LMX - 345kgs - €845 - €2.45/kg;
  • 1 CH - 625kgs - €1,200 - €1.92/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 452kgs - €950 - €2.10/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 630kgs - €1,190 - €1.89/kg;
  • 2 437 - 445kgs - €890 - €2.03/kg;
  • 3 AAX - 391kgs - €660 - €1.68/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 575kgs - €900 - €1.57/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 512kgs - €800 - €1.56/kg.

CULL COWS:

  • 1 CH - 580kgs - €1,030 - €1.77/kg ;
  • 1 HEX - 670kgs – €945 - €1.41/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 605kgs - €985 - €1.63/kg;
  • 1 FR - 740kgs - €980 - €1.32/kg;
  • 1 FR - 595kgs - €840 - €1.41/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 850kgs - €1,235 - €1.45/kg;
  • 1 FR - 635kgs - €860 - €1.35/kg;
  • 1 LM - 715kgs - €1,205 - €1.68/kg.

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