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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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Kanturk: Bullocks to €1,250 and cull cows to €1,190 over

Kanturk Mart – Cattle Prices – 11-10-2022

According to Michael Scanlon, Kanturk Mart saw a “fine turnout of top-quality cattle at its most recent sale on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022.

He reported that some 645 animals, including 120 cull cows and 135 weanlings, crossed the scales.

He outlined that cull cows made up to almost €1,200 over the weight, while bullocks fetched up to €1,250 over the kg.

Kanturk Mart 11-10-2022

Heifer prices:

  • AA – 720kg – €1770;
  • LM – 475kg – €1240;
  • HE – 635kg – €1480;
  • LM – 500kg – €1220.

Bullock prices:

  • 4 LM – 690kg – €1920;
  • 4 HE – 740kg – €1800;
  • 1 LM – 565kg – €1460;
  • 3 FR – 560kg – €1110.

Weanling prices:

  • LM bull – 360kg – €1005
  • SIM bull – 370kg – €960
  • CH bull – 270kg – €780
  • 3 CH heifer – 244kg – €560
  • BBX heifer – 230kg – €510
  • 2 AA heifer – 300kg – €650

Cull cow prices:

  • LM – 770kg – €1960;
  • CH – 750kg – €1640;
  • FR – 750kg – €1600;
  • LM – 610kg – €1370.
Last week’s cattle prices

According to Michael Scanlon, just over 700 lots – including 335 weanlings – went under the hammer at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022.

The mart held its spring-born show and sale, sponsored by Southern Milling, in conjunction with its usual weekly cattle sale.

The mart spokesperson reported a “very big turnout of cattle with an outstanding trade for all animals”.

The supreme champion came in the form of a 412kg Belgian Blue male, property of David Murphy, Banteer, at €1400.

The reserve champion, a Limousin male weighing 410kg and owned by Conor Ring, Freemount, changed hands for €1290.

Scanlon explained: “Another milestone at the sale was that we had our very first all-female judging panel with Margaret Lehane and Bobby Cotter doing an outstanding job.”

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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