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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Supreme champion tops sale in Kanturk at €1,450

Kanturk Mart – 08-11-2022 – Cattle Prices

According to Michael Scanlon, just under 600 lots, including 240 weanlings, came under the hammer at Kanturk Mart on 08-11-2022.

The mart spokesperson reported that its spring-born weanling show and sale attracted a “fine turnout of top-class weanlings with a great trade for all breeds”.

He commented: “The supreme champion was a BB bull owned by David Murphy, Banteer weighing 474kg at €1450.”

“The reserve champion was a BB bull owned by Jeremiah Twomey, Donoughmore weighing 400kg at €1290,” Scanlon added.

Kanturk Mart 08-11-2022:

Weanling prices:

  • 4 LM bulls – 304kg – €1040;
  • 1 LM bull – 420kg – €1140;
  • 1 CH bull – 400kg – €1100;
  • 1 BB bull – 395kg – €1080;
  • 1 CH heifer – 420kg – €1050;
  • 2 LM heifer – 300kg – €880;
  • 3 LM heifer – 260kg – €680.

Bullock prices:

  • 1 LM – 530kg – €1390;
  • 2 AA – 515kg – €1160;
  • 4 AA – 500kg – €1150;
  • 8 HE – 400kg – €900.

Heifer prices:

  • 1 LM – 585kg – €1350;
  • 4 AA – 485kg – €1085;
  • 2 LM – 480kg – €1045.

Cull cow prices:

  • 1 FR – 850kg – €1600;
  • 1 HE – 690kg – €1350;
  • 1 AA – 735kg – €1200.
Last week’s cattle prices

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 last 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.

Read more on this mart report.

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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