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Friesian bull calves make from €50 to €145 at Kilrush

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Kilrush Mart – cattle prices – 19-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, a slightly larger entry went under the hammer at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021.

They reported a “strong” trade for Friesian heifer calves as they sold from €170 to €305.

“Friesian bull calves made €50 to €145. In the other rings, mostly traditional breeds were available,” the spokesperson added.

Kilrush Mart 19-05-2021

Cull cow prices:                                       

  • FR – 690kgs – €1,120 – €1.62/kg;
  • FR – 585kgs – €910 – €1.55/kg;
  • LM – 855kgs – €1,500 – €1.75/kg;
  • FR – 665kgs – €990 – €1.49/kg;
  • FR – 700kgs – €1,090 – €1.56/kg;
  • FR – 625kgs – €940 – €1.50/kg.

Heifer prices:

  • CHX 295kgs – €850 – €2.88/kg;
  • 2 HEX 507kgs – €1,090 – €2.15/kg;
  • AAX 290kgs – €600 – €2.07/kg;
  • HEX 335kgs – €750 – €2.24/kg;
  • 3 SIX 343kgs – €850 – €2.47/kg;
  • HEX 330kgs – €750 – €2.27/kg.

Bullock prices:

  • 2 AAX – 540kgs – €1,180 – €2.18/kg;
  • 2 FRX – 582kgs – €1,130 – €1.94/kg;
  • 1 HEX – 310kgs – €660 – €2.13/kg;
  • 4 FR – 495kgs – €780 – €1.57/kg;
  • 2 FRX – 505kgs – €1,050 – €2.08/kg;
  • 1 HEX – 405kgs – €840 – €2.07/kg.

Kilrush Mart report – cattle prices – 12-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, a larger entry went under the hammer at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021.

They reported that a “small number of calves met a fine trade”.

“Friesian bulls made €100 to €150. Hereford-cross calves made €130 to €175 and Aberdeen Angus calves €150 to €180.”

“Cull cows meet a fine trade again. Mostly young cattle available in the bullock and heifer rings,” the spokesperson added.

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