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Smaller entry with prices to €2,270 in ‘firm’ trade at Kilkenny

Kilkenny Mart – Cattle Prices – 21-07-2022

According to George Candler, just under 600 lots came under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, July 21st, 2022.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that this was “the smallest sale of cattle for many months”.

“There may have been smaller numbers, but trade held firm for quality lots.”

“Beef bullocks peaked at €2,270, while heifers topped out at €1,800 and a small selection of cull cows sold to €1,940,” Candler explained following the sale.

Kilkenny Mart 21-07-2022:

Cull cow prices:

  • Friesians – €1.20-€2.30/kg;
  • Continentals – €1.60-€2.71/kg.

Beef heifers – €2.20-€3.01/kg or €1,300-€1,800/head:

  • 2 FR – 645kgs – €1,420;
  • 2 CH – 630kgs – €1,770;
  • Continental – 610kgs – €1,800;
  • 2 HE – 590kgs – €1,650;
  • LM – 575kgs – €1,730;
  • 2 CH – 555kgs – €1,510.

Forward store heifers – €2.10-€2.86/kg or €850-€1,400/head:

  • 2 HE – 510kgs – €1,250;
  • CH – 490kgs – €1,400;
  • 2 continentals – 470kgs – €1,260;
  • 8 AA – 450kgs – €1,050;
  • 3 LM – 420kgs – €1,060;
  • SH – 405kgs – €950.

Light store heifers – €1.80-€2.70/kg or €600-€900/head:

  • HE – 395kgs – €900;
  • 2 AA – 375kgs – €800;
  • 2 CH – 350kgs – €880;
  • 9 AA – 340kgs – €800;
  • 4 SH – 325kgs – €720;
  • 2 LM – 285kgs – €700.

Bullocks 600kgs – €2.20/kg-€3.12/kg or €1,430-€2,270/head:

  • 4 LM – 830kgs – €2,270;
  • 2 HE – 740kgs – €1,940;
  • 5 LM – 715kgs – €2,020;
  • 2 CH – 705kgs – €2,200;
  • 6 FR – 670kgs – €1,550;
  • 5 HE – 630kgs – €1,570.

500-600kgs – €1.90-€3.04/kg or €930-€1,760/head:

  • 6 LM – 595kgs – €1,760;
  • 5 CH – 590kgs – €1,700;
  • 4 HE – 585kgs – €1,450;
  • 9 FR – 560kgs – €1,250;
  • 2 CH – 550kgs – €1,570;
  • 5 AA – 500kgs – €1,250.

400-500kgs – €1.70-€2.38/kg or €670-€1,400/head:

  • 9 CH – 495kgs – €1,400;
  • 6 FR – 485kgs – €1,020;
  • 6 HE – 460kgs – €1,130;
  • 6 CH – 455kgs – €1,260;
  • 2 LM – 430kgs – €1,030;
  • 3 AA – 420kgs – €1,060.

<400kgs – €1.60-€2.89/kg or €450-€1,140/head:

  • 9 AA – 398kgs – €1,000;
  • LM – 395kgs – €1,140;
  • 2 AA – 385kgs – €800;
  • 2 HE – 370kgs – €920;
  • 3 AA – 365kgs – €860;
  • 3 AA – 310kgs – €670.

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.
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

See more mart reports.

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