FR bulls sell from €20-€190/head at Kilkenny


“Another quality yard of calves met a good selling trade with exporters and farmers active”

FR bulls sell from €20-€190/head at Kilkenny

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“Another quality yard of calves met a good selling trade with exporters and farmers active”

480 calves were offered for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Tuesday (April 16th), according to George Candler – Auctioneer.

He said “another quality yard of calves met a good selling trade with exporters and farmers active.”

Summary:

  • 1st rate Friesian bulls - €80-€190/head;
  • 2nd rate Friesian bulls - €20-€80/head;
  • Continental bulls - €140-€330/head;
  • Continental heifers - €100-€300/head;
  • Aberdeen-Angus/Hereford bulls - €80-€280/head;
  • Aberdeen-Angus/Hereford heifers - €70-€290/head.

Sheep Sale

600 sheep were presented for sale at the venue on Monday, according to Candler.

“A bigger sale of hoggets and lambs met a solid trade resulting in a 100% clearance.” He outlined.

Spring lambs - €2.60-€3.05/kg or €124-€131/head

  • X14 49kgs - €130;

  • X20 46kg - €128;

  • X10 44kg - €131;

  • X15 43kg - €125.

Butcher Hoggets - €2.10-€2.55/kg or €110-€130/head

  • X11 60kg - €128;

  • X10 53kg - €125;

  • X14 50kg - €115;

  • X10 47kg - €120.

Other categories

  • Cast Ewes - €70-€133/head.

Dairy Stock

  • Freshly-calved FR cows - €950-€1,820/head;

  • FR maiden heifers - €630-€620/head.

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