‘Future planning remains a negative for all potential purchases’


'A larger yard of heifers met with better demand especially the quality lots' - Candler

‘Future planning remains a negative for all potential purchases’

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'A larger yard of heifers met with better demand especially the quality lots' - Candler

Some 600 entries went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (August 15th), according to George Candler – the mart’s auctioneer.

“A larger yard of heifers met with better demand especially the quality lots; bullock quality was not as good as last week."

“Uncertainty into future planning remains a negative for all potential purchases.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 CH – 810kg - €1,580;

  • 2 AA – 710kg - €1,320;

  • 3 HE – 655kg - €1,180;

  • 1 LM – 625kg - €1,290;

  • 1 LM – 575kg - €1,290;

  • 5 CH – 550kg - €1,190;

  • 2 AA – 540kg - €970;

  • 1 FR – 520kg - €850.

Lighter types:

  • 3 CH – 470kg - €1,100;

  • 1 LM – 450kg - €1,170;

  • 5 Continentals – 410kg - €1,000;

  • 6 FR – 405kg - €650;

  • 1 LM – 385kg - €800;

  • 9 HE – 375kg - €710;

  • 8 FR – 360kg - €590;

  • 2 AA – 350kg - €640.

Cull cows:

  • FR cull cows - €1.05-€1.70/kg;

  • Continental cull cows - €1.35-€2.03/kg.

Heifers:

  • 1 CH – 680kg - €1,470;

  • 1 Continental – 615kg - €1,310;

  • 1 CH – 590kg - €1,220;

  • 1 HE – 570kg - €1,050;

  • 1 LM – 555kg - €1,180;

  • 6 LM – 490kg - €1,090;

  • 3 Continental – 480kg - €1,070;

  • 1 CH – 460kg - €1,250;

  • 1 LM – 360kg - €915;

  • 1 Continental – 355kg - €880;

  • 1 AA – 330kg - €600;

  • 1 SI – 310kg - €630.

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