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100% clearance at Kanturk’s opening sale of 2023

Kanturk Mart – Cattle Prices – 10-01-2023

According to Michelle Hallihan, just shy of 300 entries crossed the scales at Kanturk Mart’s opening sale of 2023 on Tuesday, January 10th.

She reported that prices “held well” at its general weekly sale of cull cows, heifers, and bullocks.

Speaking to That’s Farming, she said:

“We had a few technical difficulties due to disruption from the weather, but despite this, we had 100% clearance.”

“Happy New Year to all our customers. It was great to welcome back our ringside and online customers for our first sale of 2023,” she explained.

Kanturk Mart 10-01-2023

Heifer prices:

  • AAX – 545kg – €1620;
  • HEX – 595kg – €1540;
  • 5 AAX – 480kg – €1310;
  • 3 HEX – 500kg – €1350;
  • 4 HEX – 235kg – €605.

Bullock prices:

  • 5 AAX – 576kg – €1660;
  • 7 SIX – 540kg – €1520;
  • 9 HEX – 540kg – €1470;
  • 5 AAX – 500kg – €1430;
  • 3 HEX – 473kg – €1250;
  • 3 HEX – 430kg – €1090.

Cull cow prices:

  • FR – 820kg – €1580;
  • FR – 740kg – €1400;
  • FR – 685kg – €1340;
  • FR – 600kg – €1190.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 6 AAX – 286kg – €700;
  • 8 AAX – 270kg – €665;
  • 2 HEX – 250kg – €600;
  • 2 HEX – 210kg – €500.

Weanling bull prices:

  • HEX – 205kg – €565;
  • 3 AAX – 160kg – €420;
  • 2 AAX – 250kg – €565;
  • HEX – 245kg – €585.
2022 cattle prices

According to Michelle Hallihan, Kanturk Mart’s final sale of the year attracted “a great turnout of top-quality cattle”, with 300 entries, including 120 dry cows.

The mart offered prizes for the top-priced cow, the best pen of heifers & bullocks and the best weanling bull & heifer at Tuesday’s sale.

  • The top-priced cow was owned by Kieran Lynch, Kilgarvan, LMX – 750kg – €2.82/kg – €2120.
  • Meanwhile, the best pen of heifers was owned by Dee O’ Leary, Broadford LMX – 451kg – €2.55/kg – €1150.
  • Then, Patrick Kelleher, Macroom owned the best pen of bullocks: CHX – 565kg – €2.58pkg – €1460.
  • The best weanling bull was owned by Nora O’Connor, Kiskeam, LM – 290kg – €2.58/kg – €1460.
  • The best weanling female was owned by Dan McCarthy, Meelin HEX – 290kg – 2.32/kg – €675.
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