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‘Super’ trade for cull cows at Kilkenny Mart

Kilkenny Mart report – cattle prices – 13-05-2021

According to George Candler, some 650 lots went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, May 13th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that while a smaller entry was on offer, forward stores and beef types met “an excellent selling trade”.

“An indication of the super trade for cull cows was this sector provided the top-priced animal, a Limousin cow, which weighed 835kgs and realised €1,940,” Candler remarked.

Kilkenny Mart 13-05-2021:

Bullocks – 600kgs – €1.70-€2.55/kg or €1,230-€1,700/head:
  • 2 LM – 740kg – €1,700;
  • 6 HE – 725kg – €1,600;
  • CH – 675kg – €1,700;
  • 2 FR – 670kg – €1,470;
  • 4 SA – 620kg – €1,410;
  • FR – 600kg – €1,230.
500-600kgs – €1.80-€2.60/kg or €960-€1,420/head:
  • CH – 590kg – €1,420;
  • 2 FR – 580kg – €1,210;
  • 6 FR 535kg – €1,140;
  • 5 CH – 520kg – €1,270;
  • HE – 570kg – €1,330;
  • AA – 585kg – €1,420.
400-500kgs – €1.80-€2.70/kg or €760-€1,210/head:
  • AA – 490kg – €1,130;
  • 3 CH – 485kg – €1,180;
  • 2 CH – 475kg – €1,210;
  • 4 FR – 470kg – €920;
  • 5 AA – 405kg – €900;
  • 4 HE – 460kg – €1,050.
<400kgs – €1.70-€2.76kg or €400-€1,050:
  • 4 LM – 380kg – €,050;
  • 2 BB – 375kg – €850;
  • 4 LM – 370kg – €1,000;
  • 2 AU – 320kg – €670;
  • 6 FR – 295kg – €620;
  • 4 AA – 340kg – €740.
Cull cows:
  • Friesians – €1.01-€2.04/kg;
  • Continental cull cows – €1.50-€2.36/kg.

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Beef heifers – €2.00-€2.80/kg or €1,200-€1,860/head:
  • 3 BB – 680kg – €1,720;
  • CH – 605kg – €1,390;
  • LM – 665kg – €1,860;
  • 3 BB – 640kg – €1,600;
  • 2 SI – 635kg – €1,400;
  • CH – 625kg – €1,650.
Forward store heifers – €1.90-€2.70/kg or €950-€1,360/head:
  • CH – 555kg – €1,360;
  • AA – 525kg – €1,140;
  • 2 CH – 550kg – €1,280;
  • LM – 490kg – €1,320;
  • 4 HE – 485kg – €1,030;
  • 1 SA – 435kg – €1,060.
Store heifers – €1.90-€3.17/kg or €500-€1,000/head:
  • 4 HE – 390kg – €760;
  • LM – 360kg – €1,000;
  • 5 AA – 590kg – €640;
  • LM – 315kg – €1,000.
Upcoming sales (online-only due to Covid-19 restrictions):
  • Sheep sale – Mondays at 10 am with dairy sale at 12 pm
  • Calf sale – Tuesdays at 11 am.
  • Cattle sale – Thursday – Cows at 10 am, followed by heifers, with bullocks at 10:30 am.

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