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Calf numbers appear to be declining – Candler

Just over 200 calves were offered for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Tuesday (April 21st), according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported a full clearance for the smaller entry. “A lot of stronger calves were on offer attracting the attention of farmer buyers with exporters also helping the trade.”

Summary:

  • 1st-rate Friesian bulls – €60-€140/head;
  • 2nd-rate Friesian bulls – €37-€70/head;
  • Continental bulls – €170-€290/head;
  • Continental heifers – €140-€255/head;
  • AA/HE bulls – €80-€275/head;
  • AA/HE heifers – €60-€240/head.
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