Dairy stock reach €1,000 at Kilmallock


"With 99% of cattle now in sheds, bad weather is not an issue" - spokesperson

Dairy stock reach €1,000 at Kilmallock

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"With 99% of cattle now in sheds, bad weather is not an issue" - spokesperson

Some 900 entries were presented for sale at Kilmallock Mart on Monday, November 11th, according to a spokesperson.

“Our auctioneers reported trade to be very lively. With 99% of cattle now in sheds, bad weather is not an issue.” a spokesperson for the mart outlined.

Bullocks sold for up to €1,455 each or €2.04 per kg, while dry cows made up to €1,110/head or €1.51/kg and heifers hit €870/head or €1.95/kg.

Moving to the other rings, dairy stock realised €1,000, while up to €490 was forked out in the calf/ runner ring.

Bullocks:

  • 7 Herefords - 389kgs - €700;
  • 8 Limousins - 397kgs - €695;
  • 2 Herefords - 350kgs - €655;
  • 3 Friesians - 365kgs - €590;
  • 3 Limousins - 548kgs - €1100;
  • 3 Charolais - 535kgs - €1035;
  • 5 Friesians - 537kgs - €800;
  • 2 Limousins - 605kgs - €1130;
  • 7 Charolais - 565kgs - €1095;
  • 3 Limousins - 558kgs - €1070;
  • 3 Herefords - 675kgs - €1050;
  • 1 Charolais - 880kgs - €1455;
  • 2 Charolais - 860kgs - €1365.

Cows:

  • 3 Friesians - 488 kgs - €730;
  • 1 Friesian - 495kgs - €445;
  • 1 Friesian - 415kgs - €420;
  • 1 Limousin - 800kgs - €1100;
  • 1 Hereford - 670kgs - €820;
  • 1 Hereford - 650kgs - €810;
  • 1 Friesian - 695kgs - €780;
  • 1 Friesian - 675kgs - €770.

Heifers:

  • 5 Aberdeen Angus - 345kgs - €630;
  • 2 Herefords - 333kgs - €615;
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 340kgs - €590;
  • 5 Blondes - 380kgs - €740;
  • 1 Limousin - 450kgs - €720;
  • 3 Aberdeen Angus - 615 kgs - €870;
  • 1 Aberdeen Angus - 590kgs - €850;
  • 2 Herefords - 508kgs - €840;
  • 1 Hereford - 510kgs - €810.

Dairy:

  • A 2-year-old calved cow-heifer - €1000;
  • A 4-year-old calved since August - €820.

Calves/ runners:

  • A 6-week-old Charolais bull - €350,
  • A 6-week-old Aberdeen Angus heifer - €300;
  • An 8-week-old Hereford heifer - €230;
  • May-born Hereford bull - €490.

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