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Full clearance at sale of over 500 cattle at Kanturk

Kanturk Mart – Cattle Prices – 22-11-2022

According to Michael Scanlon, just under 540 lots, which included 120 cull cows and 145 weanlings, crossed the scales at Kanturk Mart on 22-11-2022.

The mart spokesperson reported that the sale yielded a 100% clearance with “great” demand for all categories.

He commented: “There was a fine turnout of cattle at today’s sale for the time of year.”
“535 cattle went through the sales rings, which included 120 cull cows & 145 mostly bucket-fed weanlings. FR bullocks made up to €2.00/kg.”

“Our annual fat stock show & sale takes place next on Tuesday, November 29th, with an entry of 150 top-class animals,” he commented.

Cull cow prices:

  • FR – 735kg – €1350;
  • LM – 585kg – €1300.
  • FR – 685kg – €1300.

Bullock prices:

  • 2 BAX – 590kg – €1380;
  • 7 AA – 507kg – €1210;
  • 2 LM – 420kg – €1180;
  • 8 AA – 480kg – €1150.

Heifer prices:

  • SIM – 670kg – €1560;
  • AA – 620kg – €1420;
  • 2 AA – 595kg – €1380;
  • 2 FR – 635kg – €1310.

Weanling prices:

  • 3 AA bulls – 250kg – €650;
  • 3 HE bulls – 260kg – €630;
  • 3 HE heifers – 300kg – €610;
  • 3 AA heifers – 250kg – €570.
Last week’s prices

According to Michael Scanlon, over 500 lots, including 150 cull cows, crossed the scales at Kanturk Mart’s sale on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022.

He reported that forward store cattle met with a “good” trade as they changed hands for up to €700 over the kg.

Moreover, he reported that some 135 bucket-fed weanlings were a “flying” trade, while Aberdeen Angus and Hereford-type bullocks changed hands for up to €3.00/kg at Tuesday’s sale.

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 10 am followed by the general cattle sale.

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