Weanlings ‘through the roof’ at Kanturk with up to €3.71/kg paid


“A 10-month-old Charolais weanling heifer made just over €3.60/kg.”

Weanlings ‘through the roof’ at Kanturk with up to €3.71/kg paid

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“A 10-month-old Charolais weanling heifer made just over €3.60/kg.”

A “jaw-dropping” €3.71/kg for a 9-month-old Limousin bull weanling was the highest-priced entry Kanturk Mart show and sale on Tuesday (September 8th).

The bull, owned by Mr. James O’ Connor Knockeenacurrig West, Kiskeam, weighing 350kgs, was purchased for €1300.

“That wasn’t the only animal causing a stir at the marts as prices for weanlings were through the roof.”

“A 10-month-old Charolais weanling heifer, owned by Mr Daniel Healy, Horsemount, Ballinagree, weighing 390kgs, made just over €3.60/kg.”

“It was a great sale all-round with great competition ringside and online. 468 animals were entered in the sale, including 40 calves.”

Supreme champion

  • LM bull – 370kgs - €1000 owned by Timothy Francis Buckley, Boherbue, Co. Cork.

Reserve champion

  • SI – 370kgs - €810 - owned by Con Cronin, Ballyclough, Mallow, Co. Cork.

Best pen of bull weanlings

  • 6 LM – 335kgs - €870 - owned by Denis Frawley, Lisgriffin, Mallow, Co. Cork.

Best pen of heifer weanlings

  • 4 CH – 307kgs - €740 - owned by Sam O’ Sullivan, Knocknanagh, Mallow, Co. Cork.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 LM – 350kgs - €1300;

  • 1 LM – 370kgs - €1000;

  • 1 HE – 355kgs - €750;

  • 3 AA – 350kgs - €850.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 CH – 390kgs - €1410;

  • 1 LM – 360kgs - €920;

  • 1 AA – 430kgs - €800;

  • 4 CH – 307kgs - €740.

DRY COWS:

  • 1 FR – 685kgs - €1390;

  • 1 AA – 820kgs - €1370;

  • 1 AA – 870kgs - €1290;

  • 1 FR – 745kgs - €1180.

FACTORY BULLS:

  • 1 HE – 995kgs - €1560;

  • 1 FR – 860kgs - €1300;

  • 1 AA – 655kgs - €1230.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 SI – 505kgs - €1130;

  • 2 Ch – 455kgs - €940;

  • 1 AA – 440kgs - €825;

  • 1 HE – 410kgs - €810.

BULLOCKS:

  • 5 HE – 760kgs - €1230;

  • 4 LM – 675kgs - €1180;

  • 5 AA – 630kgs - €1150;

  • 2 AA – 545kgs - €930.

CALVES:

  • HE bulls - €240 - €360;

  • HE heifers - €180 - €270;

  • AA bulls - €270 - €330;

  • AA heifers - €200 - €280.

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