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Cull ewes to €226/hd in ‘sharper’ trade at Kilkenny

Kilkenny Mart report – sheep prices – 09-08-2021

According to George Candler, a larger entry comprising some 670 lots were on offer at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, August 9th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that heavy lambs, 60kgs, peaked at €154/head.

“Cull ewes met with an excellent trade at a top call of €226. A sharper trade compared to last week, resulted in a 100% clearance,” Candler added.

Kilkenny Mart 09-08-2021

Butcher lambs – €2.60-€3.00/kg or €128-€154/head:
  • 10 60kgs – €154;
  • 5 54kgs – €150;
  • 17 51kgs – €135;
  • 24 50kgs – €148;
  • 17 49kgs – €147;
  • 18 48kgs – €137.
Factory lambs – €2.60-€2.95/kg or €110-€129/head:
  • 11 46kgs – €129;
  • 14 44kgs – €129;
  • 10 43kgs – €123;
  • 8 42kgs – €116;
  • 23 41kgs – €110;
  • 21 40kgs – €111.
Store lambs – €2.55-€3.22/kg or €80-€105/head:
  • 23 37kgs – €95;
  • 10 35kgs – €97;
  • 11 33kgs – €93;
  • 10 32kgs – €90;
  • 17 31kgs – €88;
  • 11 27kgs – €87.
Other categories:
  • Cast ewes – €80-€226/head.
Kilkenny Mart report – cattle prices – 05-08-2021

According to George Candler, over 750 lots were on offer at Kilkenny Mart’s cattle sale on Thursday, August 5th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that trade remained “strong” for beef and forward stores in the bullock and heifer rings.

“Beef and forward stores in demand. Lighter, fancy continental bullocks and heifers also sold well.”

Summary:
  • Bullocks 600kgs+ – €1.70-€2.60/kg or €1,270-€2,040/head;
  • 500-600kgs – €1.60-€2.85/kg or €820-€1,550/head;
  • 400-500kgs – €1.70-€2.99/kg or €680-€1,450/head;
  • <400kgs – €1.70-€2.96/kg or €600-€1,110/head;
  • Beef heifers – €2.10-€2.56/kg or €1,240-€1,680/head;
  • Forward store heifers – €2.09-€2.65/kg or €800-€1,240/head;
  • Light store heifers – €1.80-€2.95/kg or €580-€1,090/head;
  • Friesian cull cows – €0.95-€1.94/kg;
  • Continental cull cows – €1.50-€2.30/kg.
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 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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