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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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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;
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