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Over 400 on offer with ‘excellent’ trade all round at Kilkenny’s first sale of 2022

Kilkenny Mart – cattle prices – 06-01-2022

According to George Candler, just over 400 lots were on offer at Kilkenny Mart’s first cattle sale of 2022.

The mart’s auctioneer reported an “excellent trade all around” with a 100% clearance in both the heifer and cow rings; bullocks recorded a 99% clearance.

Speaking following the general cattle sale, he said:

“Friesian bullocks, beef/forward store-types, ranged from €2.05-€2.20/kg. The top price of the day was for a Limousin cull cow, weighing in at 865kgs at €2,140.”

Kilkenny Mart 06-01-2022

Bullocks 600kgs – €1.90-€2.57/kg or €1,260-€1,700/head:
  • FR – 720kgs – €1,500;
  • 5 CH – 680kgs – €1,700;
  • 2 CH – 635kgs – €1,340;
  • 2 FR – 625kgs – €1,370;
  • CH – 600kgs – €1,540;
  • CH – 615kgs – €1,480.
500-600kgs – €2.00-€2.52/kg or €1,030-€1,460/head:
  • CH – 595kgs – €1,460;
  • FR – 575kgs – €1,240;
  • 3 BA – 560kgs – €1,440;
  • 2 FR – 540kgs – €1,180;
  • 6 FR – 525kgs – €1,080;
  • 6 FR – 513kgs – €1,060.
400-500kgs – €1.80-2.65/kg or €750-€1,220/head:
  • BB – 480kgs – €1,100;
  • 2 AA – 475kgs – €1,090;
  • 1 HE – 470kgs – €1,050;
  • CH – 460kgs – €1,220;
  • 4 LM – 410kgs – €1,000;
  • 3 AA – 405kgs – €890.
<400kgs – €1.85-€2.70/kg or €600-€900/head:
  • 2 CH – 395kgs – €830;
  • 3 BB – 375kgs – €900;
  • 2 CH – 378kgs – €820;
  • 4 CH – 285kgs – €770;
  • 2 HE – 280kgs – €690;
  • 2 FR – 250kgs – €540.
Kilkenny Mart prices 2022: Cull cows:
  • 1st-rate Friesians – €1.40-€1.90/kg;
  • 2nd-rate Friesians – €1.00-€1.90/kg;
  • Continentals – €1.50-€2.47/kg.
Beef heifers – €2.19-€2.53/kg or €1,380-€1,720/head:
  • CH – 680kgs – €1,720;
  • SH – 630kgs – €1,380;
  • CH – 615kgs – €1,480;
  • HE – 600kgs – €1,400;
  • 3 LM – 565kgs – €1,360;
  • 4 LM – 545kgs – €1,370.
Forward store heifers – €2.00-€2.72/kg or €880-€1,320/head:
  • 3 AA – 520kgs – €1,190;
  • HE – 515kgs – €1,120;
  • CH – 480kgs – €1,320;
  • CH – 460kgs – €1,250;
  • 4 AA – 445kgs – €1,060;
  • 5 CH – 430kgs – €1,000.
Light store heifers – €1.80-€2.86/kg or €470-€860/head:
  • 2 CH – 375kgs – €860;
  • HE – 300kgs – €610;
  • HE – 295kgs – €610;
  • 5 AA – 220kgs – €630;
  • 5 AA – 210kgs – €600;
  • 2 HE – 205kgs – €470.

Further reading:

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:

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