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Cattle to €2,500 at Kilkenny as turnover reaches €1.4m

Kilkenny Mart – cattle prices – 03-03-2022

According to George Candler, just over 1,300 lots came under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, March 3rd, 2022.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that a much larger sale resulted in a turnover in excess of €1.4 million.

He commented that “trade remained very strong for quality cattle”. Candler explained that bullocks peaked at €2,500 and cows topped out at €2,220.

Kilkenny Mart 03-03-2022:

Bullocks 600kgs+ – €2.00-€3.03/kg or €1,240-€2,500/head:

  • BB – 825kgs – €2,500;
  • 2 CH – 805kgs – €2,440;
  • 4 FR – 720kgs – €1,800;
  • 2 CH – 695kgs – €2,220;
  • 5 FR – 665kgs – €1,620;
  • CH – 635kgs – €1,700.

500-600kgs – €1.90-€3.05/kg or €1,020-€1,770/head:

  • 2 LM – 595kgs – €1,76;
  • AA – 590kgs – €1,660;
  • FR – 585kgs – €1,400;
  • 5 HE – 570kgs – €1,550;
  • 4 FR – 545kgs – €1,200;
  • 2 FR – 510kgs – €1,100.

400-500kgs – €1.85-€3.14/kg or €770-€1,480/head:

  • 2 HE – 495kgs – €1,450;
  • 3 AA – 435kgs – €1,100;
  • 2 FR – 470kgs – €1,070;
  • 4 CH – 430kgs – €1,300;
  • 2 LM – 490kgs – €1,480;
  • 2 LM – 405kgs – €1,150.

<400kgs – €1.80-€3.43/kg or €550-€1,320/head:

  • 2 LM – 395kgs – €1,240;
  • 3 LM – 385kgs – €1,320;
  • 2 CH – 375kgs – €1,180;
  • 4 FR – 370kgs – €770;
  • 4 AA – 365kgs – €880;
  • 2 HE – 320kgs – €760.

Cull cows:

  • Continentals – €1.60-€2.89/kg;
  • Friesians – €1.15-€2.30/kg.

Beef heifers – €2.20-€2.98/kg or €1,350-€1,830/head:

  • 2 LM – 615kgs – €1,830;
  • HE – 670kgs – €1,640;
  • 2 AU – 610kgs – €1,500;
  • LM – 575kgs – €1,790;
  • 2 AA – 605kgs – €1,700;
  • BB – 550kgs – €1,530.

Forward store heifers – €2.10-€3.14/kg or €1,050-€1,490/head:

  • CH – 545kgs – €1,410;
  • 2 LM – 475kgs – €1,490;
  • 3 HE – 470kgs – €1,230;
  • 7 AA – 460kgs – €1,280;
  • 6 LM – 455kgs – €1,450;
  • 3 AA – 435kgs – €1,100.

Light store heifers – €1.80-€3.29/kg or €550-€1,090/head:

  • 2 LM – 395kgs – €1,090;
  • 2 CH – 330kgs – €1,070;
  • 4 AA – 310kgs – €760;
  • 5 LM – 280kgs – €730;
  • 2 HE – 370kgs – €890;
  • 6 AA – 210kgs – €570.
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.
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