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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: Cull cows to €2,120 and bullocks to €1,630

Kanturk Mart Report – Cattle Sale – 20-12-2022

According to Michelle Hallihan, Kanturk Mart’s final sale of the year attracted “a great turnout of top-quality cattle”, with 300 entries, including 120 dry cows.

The mart offered prizes for the top-priced cow, the best pen of heifers & bullocks and the best weanling bull & heifer at Tuesday’s sale.

  • The top-priced cow was owned by Kieran Lynch, Kilgarvan, LMX – 750kg – €2.82/kg – €2120.
  • Meanwhile, the best pen of heifers was owned by Dee O’ Leary, Broadford LMX – 451kg – €2.55/kg – €1150.
  • Then, Patrick Kelleher, Macroom owned the best pen of bullocks: CHX – 565kg – €2.58pkg – €1460.
  • The best weanling bull was owned by Nora O’Connor, Kiskeam, LM – 290kg – €2.58/kg – €1460.
  • The best weanling female was owned by Dan McCarthy, Meelin HEX – 290kg – 2.32/kg – €675.

Hallihan commented: “As 2022 draws to a close, we would like to thank each & every customer, haulier, sponsor and supporter of Kanturk Mart for your continued support during this year, and we look forward to seeing you all again in 2023.”

“Our office will close on Thursday, December 22nd at 1 pm and re-open on January 10th for our first sale of 2023. Happy Christmas,” she concluded.

Kanturk Mart 20-12-2022

Cull cows:

  • LMX – 750kg – €2120;
  • FR – 830kg – €1820;
  • 2 HEX – 755kg – €1620;
  • AAX – 595kg – €1370.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 305kg – €975;
  • AAX – 282kg – €720;
  • 3 AAX – 238kg – €615;
  • 3 FR – 193kg – €435.

Weanling heifers:

  • 3 HEX – 290kg – €675;
  • 3 AAX – 175kg – €435;
  • 1 FR – 210kg – €420.

Heifer prices:

  • PT – 530kg – €1440;
  • AAX – 500kg – €1340;
  • HEX – 475kg – €1210;
  • 2 AAX – 417kg – €1050.

Bullock prices:

  • 11 AAX – 580kg – €1630;
  • 2 HEX – 590kg – €1630;
  • 2 LMX – 412kg – €1140;
  • 5 FRX – 455kg – €1030.

Mart information

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

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