Prices 'on fire' at Kilmallock


Up to €3.27/kg was paid for cattle.

Prices 'on fire' at Kilmallock

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Up to €3.27/kg was paid for cattle.

1000 cattle were sold to 178 buyers at Kilmallock Mart’s sales last week, according to a mart spokesperson.

They reported that prices were “on fire”, with up to €3.27/kg paid for cattle.

At Monday’s (May 11th) bullock sale, up to €1330/head or €2.47/kg was paid while on Wednesday (May 13th) dry cows earned up to €1330/head or €2.00/kg and heifers made up to €1160/head or €2.58/kg.

Calves were in ‘huge demand’ on Friday (May 15th) at the Mart’s calf sale, which seen 500 calves pass through the ring. Strong calves earned up to €470 while younger ones made €350.

100 cattle were on offer at Saturday’s (May 16th) organic sale, with some cattle fetching €1250 or €3.27/kg – making it one of the most expensive organic sales ever held in Kilmallock Mart.

Bullocks:

  • 1 LM - 390kg - €830;

  • 7 HE - 389kg - €800;

  • 6 AA - 358kg - €750;

  • 2 HE - 318kg - €660;

  • 3 AA - 315kg - €630;

  • 5 HE - 286kg - €620;

  • 4 FR - 336kg - €590;

  • 2 HE - 195kg - €470;

  • 5 CH - 545kg - €1090;

  • 3 HE - 530kg - €1090;

  • 2 CH - 473kg - €1080;

  • 4 LM - 493kg - €1070;

  • 2 CH - 440kg - €1030;

  • 3 LM - 440kg - €990;

  • 5 FR - 492kg - €950;

  • 6 LM - 428kg - €900;

  • 1 BB - 650kg - €1330;

  • 1 HE - 655kg - €1230;

  • 7 AA - 605kg - €1230;

  • 1 HE - 575kg - €1220;

  • 5 HE - 616kg - €1200;

  • 5 AA - 613kg - €1190;

  • 3 AA - 552kg - €1190;

  • 4 SH - 568kg - €1130;

  • 3 FR - 572kg - €1040.

Weanling bulls:

  • 4 CH - 334kg - €730;

  • 1 LM - 310kg - €720;

  • 3 SIM - 323kg - €710;

  • 1 BB - 300kg - €670;

  • 3 SIM - 263kg - €630;

  • 3 LM - 293 - kg - €590;

  • 5 LM - 243kg - €530;

  • 1 AA - 150kg - €370.

Dry cows:

  • 1 LM - 455kg - €680;
  • 1 SIM - 595kg - €1180;

  • 2 SA - 605kg - €970;

  • 1 SIM - 520kg - €950;

  • 1 FR - 630kg - €900;

  • 1 FR - 620kg - €890;

  • 1 CH - 820 - kg - €1300;

  • LM - 715kg - 1150;

  • 1 FR - 825 - kg - €1150;

  • 1 MO - 800kg - €1140;

  • 1 FR - 765kg - €1100.

Heifers

  • 1 LM - 330kg - €800

  • 4 LM - 295kg - €760;

  • 1 AA - 345kg - €690;

  • 3 AA - 322kg - €650;

  • 5 HE - 300kg - €640;

  • 2 HE - 280kg - €630

  • 8 AA - 497kg - €1080;

  • 1 BA - 465kg - €990;

  • 1 SIM - 480kg - €980;

  • 1 AA - 475kg - 4980;

  • 6 HE - 481kg - €950;

  • 1 BA - 425kg - €860;

  • 1 CH - 545kg - €1160;

  • 1 HE - 565kg - €1080;
  • 1 SA - 500kg - €1060;

  • 1 AA - 580kg - €1050;

  • 1 HE - 520kg - €1040.

Calves:

  • 2 MO heifers - 15-weeks-old - €465 each;

  • BB heifer - 8-weeks-old - €415;

  • 2 AA bulls - 10-weeks-old - €375 each;

  • 2 AA heifers - 8-weeks-old - €365 each;

  • 4 AA bulls - 7/8-weeks-old - €320 each;

  • AA bull – 5-week-old - €245;

  • LM heifer – 6-week-old - €245.

Organic heifers:

  • 2 AA - 755 - KGS - €1250;

  • 1 AA - 475kgs - €1150;

  • 2 LM - 413kgs - €1080;

  • 1 LM - 340kgs - €920;

  • 2 AA - 343kgs - €910;

  • 1 LM - 330kgs - €890;

  • 6 HE - 267kgs - €690;

  • CH - 205kgs - €570;

Organic bullocks:

  • 1 SIM - 450kgs - €1100;

  • 4 HE - 409kgs - €1060;

  • 1 LM - 435kgs - €1040;

  • 2 SIM - 330kgs - €900;

  • 1 LM - 325kgs - €890;

  • 2 AA - 330kgs - €890;

  • 2 AA - 318kgs - €880;

  • 5 HE - 267kgs - €720;

  • SP - 205kgs - €670.

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