Sunday, June 26, 2022
11.9 C
Galway
HomeFarming NewsGood demand for smaller, lighter cattle at Kanturk Mart
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnanehttps://www.thatsfarming.com/
Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Good demand for smaller, lighter cattle at Kanturk Mart

Over 600 entries were presented for sale at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday (October 13th), according to a spokesperson.

They reported that competition was strong both online and ringside for quality cattle.

Speaking following the general cattle sale, the spokesperson said: “Some top-class cattle coming off grass. Farmers were delighted that we can continue with our sales under the current restrictions.”

“Good prices all-round with great demand for smaller, lighter cattle.”

Dry cows:
  • 1 AA – 870kg – €1440;
  • 1 CH – 810kg – €1340;
  • 1 LM – 655kg – €1200;
  • 1 HE – 850kg – €1160;
  • 1 FR – 770kg – €1110;
  • 1 FR – 740kg – €1050;
  • 1 CH – 735kg – €1020.
Factory bulls:
  • 1 HE – 960kg – €1400;
  • 1 HE – 850kg – €1190;
  • 1 AA – 725kg – €890;
  • 1 FR – 490kg – €670.

Heifers:

  • 1 LM – 510kg – €980;
  • 2 BB – 487kg – €930;
  • 2 AA – 487kg – €880;
  • 6 HE – 459kg – €870;
  • 2 AA – 462kg – €835.
Bullocks:
  • 8 AA – 591kg – €1145;
  • 1 BB – 565kg – €1115;
  • 1 CH – 505kg – €1080;
  • 5 CH – 462kg – €985;
  • 4 HE – 535kg – €955.
Weanling bulls:
  • 1 CH – 310kgs – €700;
  • 1 HE – 295kg – €650;
  • 2 LM – 272kg – €600;
  • 1 CH – 250kg – €550;
  • 1 LM – 230kg – €520;
  • 2 AA – 260kg – €500.
Heifers:
  • 3 CH – 330kg – €700;
  • 5 AA – 297kg – €550;
  • 1 LM – 200kg – €500;
  • 2 HE – 190kg – €415;
  • 3 AA – 176kg – €400;
- Advertisment -

Most Popular