articles about kilrush-mart
'Cattle are still being presented in very good order'
'Steady trade in the heifer ring and bullock; prices holding firm for lower weight stock'
“Stock are in good shape and weighing well for the time of year.”
There was a "very good local demand" in Kilrush
‘Glass is plentiful in West Clare at the moment,”
Clare Marts is a farmer-owned co-operative consisting of four sites
- ADDED3 mths ago
A large number of 2017 and 2018-born cattle were offered for sale.
A large number of 2018-born entries went under the hammer.
“Calves met a great trade and shipping active for Friesian, Angus and Hereford heifers; Friesian bull calves averaged €80/hd”
“There was a fine farmer trade”
“Calves met a fine trade but the quality was good overall”
“A fine trade for calves if they had a bit of strength with the tops of the Friesian bulls hitting €200”
“Calves need to be 3-weeks-old and well-fed to be saleable"
“It must be said that calves on offer were of good quality and well fed, with a very good trade for quality Hereford calves"
“Good trade for Hereford calves making to €260 but again it’s for the quality lots and bit of strength”
“Some great quality entries in bullock, heifer and cull cow rings, with a very good mix of Continentals and traditional breeds. Store trade was very good”