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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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Cattle trade far from ‘crisp’ in Kanturk

Kanturk Mart – Cattle Prices – 17-01-2023

According to Michelle Hallihan, some 270 entries crossed the scales at Kanturk Mart’s cattle sale on Tuesday, January 17th, 2023.

She reported that there was “a great trade all around with all types of cattle in great demand”.

“All cattle were making fantastic prices on what was a fine crisp winter morning.”

“Dry cows made up to €800 with their weight. Angus and Hereford bullocks sold for up to €2.85/kg & Angus & Hereford heifers peaked at €2.70/kg,” the spokesperson added.

Kanturk Mart 17-01-2023

Cull cow prices:

  • LMX – 620kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 805kg – €2020;
  • FR – 695kg – €1480;
  • FR – 635kg – €1300;
  • FR – 790kg – €1540.

Bullock prices:

  • 5 HEX – 603kg – €1630;
  • 10 AAX – 590kg – €1680;
  • 3 AAX – 493kg – €1390;
  • 2 HEX – 465kg – €1190;
  • 2 HEX – 450kg – €1100;
  • 2 AAX – 347kg – €990.

Heifer prices:

  • AAX – 545kg – €1440;
  • 4 HEX – 516kg – €1320;
  • 5 LMX – 460kg – €1180;
  • AAX – 305kg – €790;
  • 9 AAX – 295kg – €750.

Weanling bull prices:

  • 6 LMX – 300kg – €890;
  • 5 AAX – 285kg – €770;
  • CHX – 335kg – €900;
  • 2 HEX – 170kg – €405.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 5 LMX – 328kg – €940;
  • 5 LMX – 298kg – €815;
  • 3 HEX – 190kg – €430;
  • 4 AAX – 206kg – €400.
Last week’s cattle prices

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.

Read more on this mart report with sample prices.

Mart information

  • Address: Kanturk Mart, Kanturk, Co Cork
  • County: Cork
  • Phone: 029 50081
  • Upcoming sales: Every Tuesday – Calves at 10am followed by the general cattle sale.

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