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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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‘Top prices’ of up to €1,620 for ‘top quality’ cattle at Kanturk

Kanturk Mart – Cattle Prices – 18-10-2022

According to Michelle Hallihan, some 660 crossed the scales at Kanturk Mart’s most recent cattle sale on Tuesday, October 18th, 2022.

She reported that there “was a lively buzz around Kanturk Mart with a full clearance recorded.

“Top prices were paid for top quality cattle coming off grass. Weanlings were also a very good trade in ring 2 with a top price of €2.71/kg,” she added.

Kanturk Mart 18-10-2022

Bullock prices:

  • HEX – 600kg – €1450;
  • 8 AAX – 538kg – €1270;
  • AAX – 530kg – €1190;
  • 6 HEX – 470kg – €1040;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1100;
  • 6 HEX – 390kg – €890;
  • 7 AAX – 390kg – €890.

Cull cow prices:

  • CHX – 735kg – €1620;
  • FR – 720kg – €1560;
  • AA – 675kg – €1320;
  • FR – 665kg – €1240;
  • FR – 480kg – €1180.

Weanling prices:

  • 4 CHX bulls – 173kg – €470;
  • 1 HEX bull – 190kg – €530;
  • 4 AAX bulls – 364kg – €900;
  • 3 AAX heifers – 210kg – €535;
  • 2 HEX heifers – 223kg – €505;
  • 3 AAX heifers – 200kg – €450.

Heifer prices:

  • HEX – 545kg – €1230;
  • AAX – 500kg – €1130;
  • 2 HEX – 540kg – €1230;
  • 2 AA – 490kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 480kg -€1090;
  • 2 HEX – 490kg – €1090;
  • AAX – 450kg – €1010.
Last week’s cattle prices

According to Michael Scanlon, Kanturk Mart saw a “fine turnout of top-quality cattle at its 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.

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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