‘The poor FR bull is like the song Nobody’s Child’


Some 1,620 entries including 740 calves were offered for sale at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday. Aberdeen Angus and Hereford store bullocks and heifers made up to €2.20/kg.

‘The poor FR bull is like the song Nobody’s Child’

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Some 1,620 entries including 740 calves were offered for sale at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday. Aberdeen Angus and Hereford store bullocks and heifers made up to €2.20/kg.

Some 1,620 entries including 740 calves were offered for sale at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday (March 12th), according to Seamus O’Keeffe – Manager.

“Plenty of customers for all cattle, but as mentioned last week, the poor FR bull is like the song ‘Nobody’s Child’.” The manager added.

He said that store bullocks and heifers – Aberdeen Angus and Hereford-types – were making up to €2.20/kg.

DRY COWS

  • 1 LM – 730kgs - €1,080;
  • 1 AU – 650kgs - €940;
  • 1 FR – 565kgs €900;
  • 1 HE – 665kgs - €830.

HEIFERS

  • 3 FR – 660kgs - €1,060;
  • 4 AA – 566kgs - €1,050;
  • 4 HE – 345kgs - €700;
  • 5 HE – 310kgs - €630.

BULLOCKS

  • 2 HE – 662kgs - €1,205;
  • 2 CH – 585kgs - €1,200;
  • 4 HE – 369kgs - €715;
  • 8 AA – 371kgs - €745;
  • 10 HE – 350kgs - €740.

CALF PROMOTION - Sponsored by Kanturk Credit Union

  • Week 2: Best FR & HE Heifer – Winners: Mr. Denis O’Leary, Cullen (HE) and Mr. Con O’Sullivan, Banteer (FR)

Image source: Kanturk Mart

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