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Lighter cattle ‘a little easier’ at Kanturk

Kanturk Mart – Cattle Prices – 01-11-2022

According to Michael Scanlon, some 475 entries, including 120 cull cows, crossed the scales at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022.

He reported that there was a “good turnout of cattle, considering the weather conditions”.

“Good fleshy cattle were a fine trade with lighter cattle a little easier, and I have provided a selection of some sample prices from today’s sale for readers.”

At Tuesday’s sale, cull cows reached €1,740, while bullocks soared to €1,520, heifers hit €1,560 and weanlings topped out at €1,025.

Kanturk Mart 01-11-2022:

Bullock prices:

  • BB – 610kg – €1520;
  • 3 AA – 655kg – €1510;
  • 4 FR – 650kg – €1390;
  • 3 HE – 560kg – €1280.

Weanling prices:

  • 3 CH bulls – 365kg – €990;
  • HE bull – 460kg – €1025;
  • 5 HE bulls – 410kg – €930;
  • 2 CH heifers – 385kg – €765.

Cull cow prices:

  • LM – 750kg – €1740;
  • LM – 870kg – €1700;
  • CH – 770kg – €1600;
  • PT – 720kg – €1510.

Heifer prices:

  • LM – 560kg – €1560;
  • 4 AA – 540kg – €1200;
  • LM – 410kg – €1130;
  • 3 HE – 510kg – €1150;
  • 6 AA – 510kg – €1130.
Last week’s cattle prices

According to Kanturk Mart’s Michael Scanlon, just under 600 cattle, including 105 cull cows, changed hands at its sale on Tuesday, October 25th, 2022.

He reported that the sale attracted a “fine” turnout of cattle, with prices to €2,560 in the bullock ring, €1,350 in the heifer ring and €1,800 in the cull cow category.

Speaking following the sale, he said: “The standout price at the sale today was for AA bullocks weighing 1000kg, making €2560.”

“His comrade, weighing 920kg, made €2280. We had a complete clearance with prices for all stock holding firm,” he added.

Read a report from last week’s sale.

Mart information

  • Address: Kanturk Mart, Kanturk, Co Cork
  • County: Cork
  • Phone: 029 50081
  • Upcoming sales: Every Tuesday – Calves at 10am followed by the general cattle sale.

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