articles about kilrush-mart
“Good demand for cull cows at the moment.”
“It was a local trade that drove both the bullock and heifer rings”
“More farmers were out to buy stock,”
“Mostly 1-and-a-half-year-old and 2-and-a-half-year-old cattle on offer”
Many of the cull cows on offer were purchased in the springtime to cover the 7-month retention period - spokesperson
Average and poorer quality stock are a tough trade.
"Nice quality bull weanlings were sought after"
“Quite a number of bullocks over 30-months and short of flesh.”
Farmers and exporters were active for weanlings
‘Some great beef heifers about and many of these over 30-months met a tough trade’
‘Cull cow numbers expected to increase in the next couple of weeks due to the deterioration in the weather’
'Some of the Hereford-cross cattle met a very good trade'
'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
- ADDED8 mths ago
A large number of 2017 and 2018-born cattle were offered for sale.