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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.
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Not enough cattle to meet demand at Kanturk Mart

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Kanturk Mart report – cattle prices – 22-06-2021

According to a spokesperson, some 420 entries – including 100 calves – went under the hammer at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021.

Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson said:

“A very strong trade with animals making great prices. We also had some disappointed customers as there were not enough cattle to meet the high demand.”

Kanturk Mart 22-06-2021:

Dry cow prices:
  • AA – 725kg – €1200;
  • FR – 690kg – €1140;
  • HE – 580kg – €690.
Bullock prices:
  • AA – 905kg – €2140;
  • HE – 505kg – €1050;
  • AA – 620kg – €1500;
  • AA – 397kg – €875;
  • AA – 295kg – €640.
Heifer prices:
  • HE – 590kg – €1250;
  • AA – 525kg – €1200;
  • HE – 320kg – €700;
  • AA – 390kg – €900;
  • HE – 290kg – €690;
  • AA – 287kg – €750.
Calf prices:
  • AA bulls – €160 – €320;
  • HE bulls – €200 – €370;
  • AA heifers – €155 – €310;
  • HE heifers – €205 – €330.
15-06-2021:

According to a spokesperson, a smaller entry, comprising shy of 400 lots, were on offer at the mart on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021.

“After a beautiful weekend and grass growing, customers were very anxious for cattle with all types of cattle making unbelievable prices.”

Dry cow prices:
  • FR – 540kg – €1020;
  • FR – 475kg – €780;
  • FR 625kg – €1100.
Bullock prices:
  • FR – 370kg – €690;
  • AA – 383kg – €830;
  • HE – 400kg – €1090.
Heifer prices:
  • HE – 460kg – €1020;
  • AA – 805kg – €1740;
  • HE – 320kg – €710.
Calf prices: 
  • HE bulls – €195 – €465;
  • HE heifers – €190 – €275;
  • AA bulls – €180 – €350;
  • AA heifers – €175 – €300;
  • FR heifers – €270 – €335.
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.

You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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