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Bullocks to €1,750 in Kanturk – O’Keeffe

Kanturk Mart – Cattle Prices – 23-05-2023

According to Seamus O’Keeffe, some 580 animals, including 270 calves, came under the hammer at Kanturk Mart on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023.

He reported that cull cows made over €2.00/kg and store bullocks and heifers climbed to €3.00/kg.

Heifer prices:

  • 2 LM – 425kg – €1230;
  • 4 AA – 570kg – €1530;
  • 3 HE – 380kg – €860.

Calf prices:

  • HE bulls – €180 – €300;
  • HE heifers – €130 – €240;
  • AA bulls – €90 – €300;
  • AA heifers – €120 – €260.

Cull cow prices:

  • 3 FR – 720kg – €1460;
  • 1 FR – 715kg – €1410;
  • 1 FR – 685kg – €1380.

Bullock prices

  • 6 AA – 595kg – €1750;
  • 4 AA – 415kg – €1000;
  • 4 HE – 345kg – €900.
Last week’s cattle prices

Meanwhile, trade was “lively with huge demand” for store cattle and highs of up to €3.00/kg at the mart’s cattle sale on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023, according to Michelle Hallihan.

She reported that 795 animals, including 335 calves, crossed the scales at last week’s sale.

The following are some sample prices from the sale:

Cull cow prices:

  • 1 FR – 760kg – €1600;
  • 1 FR – 625kg – €1450;
  • 1 HEX – 590kg – €1350;
  • 1 FR – 550kg – €1270;
  • 1 FR – 495kg – €890.

Heifer prices:

  • 3 LMX – 548kg – €1540;
  • 2 LMX – 500kg – €1440;
  • 3 AAX – 493kg – €1380;
  • 2 CHX – 425kg – €1150;
  • 5 LMX – 379kg – €1090;
  • 7 HEX – 317kg – €850;
  • 3 AAX – 310kg – €830.

Calf prices:

  • AA bulls – €190 – €385;
  • AA heifers – €185 – €390;
  • HE bulls – €185 – €365;
  • HE heifers – €170 – €300.

Bullock prices:

  • 3 AAX – 628kg – €1850;
  • 6 HEX – 618kg – €1700;
  • 1 AAX – 500kg – €1440;
  • 6 LMX – 419kg – €1170;
  • 4 AAX – 405kg – €1220;
  • 1 HEX – 295kg – €840.

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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