€400 for Friesian heifer calves at Kanturk

Dry cows sold to €1,070, heifers climbed to €1,170 and bullocks topped out at €1,320.

‘Grass buyers’ active at Kanturk

“Trade was much the same as last week.” - O’Keeffe

Strong demand for stores at Kanturk

Just over 1,290 entries were offered for sale; calves reached €320, dry cows hit €990, heifers realised €1,075 and bullocks peaked at €1,080.

Another large entry on offer at Kanturk

“Despite the rain over the last few days, trade was exceptionally strong in both rings.”

Strong demand for forward-stores at Kanturk

“The bad morning kept some buyers and sellers at home, nevertheless, cattle were in great demand” - O’Keeffe

Over 1,900 cattle on offer at Kanturk

““The lovely weather brought out many visitors and plenty of customers were looking for cattle with the grass growing” – O’Keeffe.

FR bull calves sell from €5-€205 at Kanturk

“A good sale all-round but bad FR calves are hard to sell” – Seamus O’Keeffe.

Biggest sale of the year at Kanturk

“Prices were the same as last week with plenty of customers, but all talking about the prices at factory-level”

€500 for 3-week-old CH bull at Kanturk

“Great demand for all types of stock with plenty of customers at the ringside; a full clearance was recorded” – Michael Scanlon.

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Strong demand for store cattle at Kanturk

Some 450 entries went under the hammer; calves ranged from €30-€300, weanlings hit €500, dry cows sold to €900, heifers made up to €1,105 and bullocks realised €1,020.

Lively trade for heifers and bullocks at Kanturk

“Numbers were a bit smaller due to inclement weather in the area. Bullocks and heifers were a very lively trade with prices well up on last week”

More customers sourcing cattle at Kanturk

Heifers made up to €2/kg for the choice lots, while dry cows fetched from €100 under the kg to €300 over.