Trade remains firm for quality continentals at Kilkenny


“Heavier bullocks and cull cows attracted more interest compared to last week”

Trade remains firm for quality continentals at Kilkenny

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“Heavier bullocks and cull cows attracted more interest compared to last week”

1,200 lots went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (April 18th), according to George Candler.

“Trade was similar to last week. Quality continental stores sold well, while heavier bullocks and cull cows attracted more interest compared to last week.”

Bullocks

  • 1 CH – 720kg - €1,680;

  • 1 Cont – 705kg - €1,580;

  • 10 LM – 615kg - €1,325;

  • 1 SA – 605kg - €1,400;

  • 10 HE – 575kg - €1,220;

  • 1 FR – 560kg - €1,060;

  • 6 BA – 540kg- €1,400;

  • 1 AA – 525kg - €1,130.

Lighter Bullocks

  • 4 FR – 490kg - €865;

  • 4 CH – 480kg - €1,200;

  • 1 SI – 455kg - €1,050;

  • 7 LM – 425kg - €1,080;

  • 6 CH – 390kg - €1,060;

  • 5 FR – 380kg - €680;

  • 7 LM – 355kg - €1,110;

  • 1 FR – 260kg - €500.

Cull Cows

  • Cont cull cows - €1,20-€1.85/kg;

  • FR cull cows - €0.80-€1.60/head.

Heifers

  • 1 SI – 635kg - €1,400;

  • 4 LM – 545kg - €1,360;

  • 2 Cont – 515kg - €1,200;

  • 1 LM – 500kg - €1,140;

  • 2 HE – 530kg - €1,050;

  • 2 LM – 515kg - €1,170;

  • 1 Cont – 480kg - €1,100;

  • 2 AA – 445kg - €840;

  • 2 AA – 385kg - €660;

  • 3 LM – 375kg - €910;

  • 4 Cont – 355kg - €785;

  • 3 LM – 325kg - €825.

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