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Prices to €4,000 in ‘very sharp’ trade at Kilkenny Mart

Kilkenny Mart – Cattle Prices – 04-08-2022

According to George Candler, a “very sharp” trade prevailed for all categories at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, August 4th, 2022.

The mart’s auctioneer that cull bulls reached €2,390, while bullocks peaked at €2,400 and cull cows sold for up to €2,410.

He added that pedigree Aberdeen Angus cows with calves at foot changed hands from €2,250-€4,000, while in-calf pedigree Aberdeen entries went under the hammer from €1,500-€3,000 and weanling heifers soared to €1,200.

Kilkenny Mart 04-08-2022

Cull cows:

  • First-rate Friesians – €1.30-2.40/kg;
  • Second-rate Friesians – €0.90-€1.30/kg;
  • Continentals – €1.80-€2.82/kg.
  • Beef heifers – €2.30-€2.80/kg or €1,520-€1,810/head:
  • SA – 665kgs – €1,710;
  • SI – 660kgs – €1,180;
  • 2 CH – 595kgs – €1,580;
  • SA – 580kgs – €1,570;
  • 2 CH – 560kgs – €1,560.

Forward store heifers – €2.20-€3.85/kg or €1,250-€1,770/head:

  • SA – 520kgs – €1,320;
  • 2 AA – 515kgs – €1,310;
  • 2 CH – 510kgs – €1,320;
  • 2 CH – 495kgs – €1,400;
  • 2 LM – 480kgs – €1,250;
  • BB – 460kgs – €1,770.

Light store heifers – €1.90-€2.75/kg or €650-€1,060/head:

  • AA (2) – 395kgs – €1,020;
  • LM (2) – 390kgs – €1,060;
  • BB (2) – 380kgs – €930;
  • HE (2) – 365kgs – €830;
  • AA (3) – 335kgs – €820;
  • AA (2) – 320kgs – €790.

Bullocks 600kgs+ – €2.00-€3.12/kg or €1,360-€2,400/head:

  • 4 SI – 820kgs – €2,240;
  • LM – 770kgs – €2,400;
  • 4 CH – 725kgs – €1,930;
  • 2 LM – 680kgs – €1,940;
  • 3 CH – 630kgs – €1,700;
  • CH – 625kgs – €1,840.

500-600kgs – €2.00-€3.44/kg or €1,060-€1,790/head:

  • 2 AA – 585kgs – €1,640;
  • 2 LM – 570kgs – €1,700;
  • 3 HE – 540kgs – €1,350;
  • 2 HE – 535kgs – €1,320;
  • 5 CH – 520kgs – €1,790;
  • 5 FR – 500kgs – €1,180.

400-500kgs – €1.80-€3.33/kg or €880-€1,600/head:

  • 5 FR – 495kgs – €1,190;
  • LM – 480kgs – €1,600;
  • 5 LM – 460kgs – €1,340;
  • 2 BB – 420kgs – €1,070;
  • 4 CH – 415kgs – €1,280;
  • 4 AA – 410kgs – €990.

<400kgs – €1.60-€3.08/kg or €500-€1,200/head:

  • 2 CH – 390kgs – €1,200;
  • 7 LM – 385kgs – €1,150;
  • 4 FR – 380kgs – €740;
  • 5 HE – 350kgs – €940;
  • 4 AA – 330kgs – €830;
  • 4 LM – 305kgs – €780.

Read a report from last week’s sale.

Kilkenny Mart information:
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market LTD, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Co. Kilkenny
  • Contact details: [email protected] or phone: 056-7721407 or see the mart’s website.

Upcoming sales:

  • Sheep and calf sale – Mondays at 10 am with a dairy sale at 12 pm
  • Cattle sale – Thursday – Cows at 10 am, followed by heifers, with bullocks at 10:30 am.
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