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‘Price slippages suggested by factories did not materialise’ with highs of €2,560 – Cander

Kilkenny Mart – Cattle Prices – 09-06-2022

According to George Candler, some 1,000 lots – including over 200 cull cows – passed through the ring at Kilkenny Mart on June 9th, 2022.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that trade was similar to the previous week, with bullocks to €2,560, cull cows to €2,470 and heifers to €2,500.

He reported that “price slippages suggested by factories did not materialise at Thursday’s sale”.

Kilkenny Mart 09-06-2022

Cull cows:

  • Friesians – €1.35-€2.79/kg;
  • Continentals – €1.70-€3.09/kg.

Bullocks 600kgs+ – €2.25-€3.43/kg or €1,480-€2,560/head:

  • CH – 765kgs – €2,560;
  • 3 AA – 730kgs – €2,160;
  • 6 HE – 725kgs – €1,990;
  • 3 CH – 710kgs – €2,280;
  • 3 LM – 690kgs – €2,260;
  • 2 HE – 665kgs – €1,850.

500-600kgs – €2.25-€3.30/kg or €1,150-€1,860/head:

  • LM – 590kgs – €1,860;
  • 5 AA – 580kgs – €1,790;
  • 5 LM – 570kgs – €1,820;
  • 8 FR – 560kgs – €1,510;
  • 5 SH – 550kgs – €1,400;
  • 3 CH – 510kgs – €1,620.

400-500kgs – €1.90-€3.33/kg or €790-€1,540/head:

  • 4 LM – 485kgs – €1,440;
  • 2 SI – 480kgs – €1,540;
  • 2 LM – 470kgs – €1,280;
  • 5 FR – 450kgs – €1,060;
  • HE – 445kgs – €1,080;
  • 6 FR – 415kgs – €1,010.

<400kgs – €1.80-€3.35/kg or €600-€1,290/head:

  • 5 CH – 390kgs – €1,290;
  • 4 FR – 380kgs – €840;
  • 9 AA – 365kgs – €1,200;
  • 2 HE – 350kgs – €940;
  • LM – 310kgs – €820;
  • 3 HE – 300kgs – €750.

Beef heifers – €2.50-€3.68/kg or €1,820-€2,500/head:

  • LM – 730kgs – €2,500;
  • CH – 640kgs – €2,060;
  • LM – 630kgs – €1,940;
  • CH – 615kgs – €1,820;
  • LM – 595kgs – €1,940;
  • 5 LM – 590kgs – €1,810.

Forward store heifers – €2.30-€2.85/kg or €900-€1,560/head:

  • 4 FR – 570kgs – €1,560;
  • CH – 490kgs – €1,380;
  • 2 HE – 470kgs – €1,170;
  • LM – 455kgs – €1,400;
  • 4 HE – 405kgs- €970;
  • 2 AA – 400kgs – €1,050.
Light store heifers – €1.80-€3.25/kg or €550-€1,170/head:
  • 3 CH – 385kgs – €1,140;
  • 3 HE – 365kgs – €980;
  • 2 CH – 360ks – €1,170;
  • 5 HE – 310kgs – €700;
  • 3 AA – 375kgs – €1,000;
  • 3 AA – 280kgs – €760.

Last week’s cattle prices

Kilkenny Mart information:
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market LTD, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Co. Kilkenny
  • Contact details: Info@kilkennymart.ie 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.
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

See more mart reports.

To share your story, email – catherina@thatsfarming.com

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