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Bullocks up €15-€40/hd at Kilkenny Mart

Kilkenny Mart – cattle prices – 03-02-2022

According to George Candler, some 900 lots passed through the rings at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, February 3rd, 2022.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that “another good yard of cattle met with a magnificent trade all-round for all-types”.

The top price on the day was €2,640 for an 880kg heifer.

“Bullocks met a fast selling trade with all prices up by €15-€40/head compared to last week’s levels. The 230 cull cows on offer  saw continentals sell to a top of €2.49/kg with Friesians peaking at €2.06/kg.”

Kilkenny Mart 03-02-2022

Bullocks 600kgs+ – €1.85-€2.83/kg or €1,410-€2,180 (average: €2.51/kg):
  • CH – 825kgs – €2,180;
  • AA (2) – 725kgs – €1,860;
  • HE (2) – 705kgs – €1,820;
  • 2 SI – 675kgs – €1,800;
  • CH – 600kgs – €1,700;
  • 2 CH – 640kgs – €1,690.
500-600kgs – €2.04-€2.91/kg or €1,030-€1,700/head (average: €2.30/kg):
  • CH – 595kgs – €1,700;
  • 3 FR – 555kgs – €1,150;
  • CH – 550kgs – €1,580;
  • 2 LM – 540kgs – €1,570;
  • 2 AA – 525kgs – €1,320;
  • 3 CH – 515kgs – €1,360.
400-500kgs – €1.80-3.02/kg or €800-€1,380/head (average: €2.35/kg):
  • 2 FR – 490kgs – €1,030;
  • CH – 480kgs – €1,380;
  • 2 AA – 465kgs – €1,210;
  • 2 CH – 450kgs – €1,150;
  • 4 LM – 430kgs – €1,300;
  • CH – 405kgs – €1,060.
<400kgs – €1.70-€3.11/kg or €530-€1,140/head (average: €2.40/kg):
  • 4 CH – 385kgs – €1,100;
  • 3 LM – 395kgs – €1,140;
  • 4 HE – 390kgs – €930;
  • 4 FR – 315kgs – €600;
  • 9 HE – 270khs – €720;
  • 4 AA – 335kgs – €750.
Cull cow prices:
  • Friesians – €1.20-€2.06/kg;
  • Continentals – €1.50-€2.49/kg.
Beef heifers – €2.40-€3.00/kg or €1,400-€2,640/head:
  • CH – 880kgs – €2,640;
  • 2 CH – 705kgs – €1,870;
  • LM – 620kgs – €1,720;
  • CH – 610kgs – €1,690;
  • HE – 600kgs – €1,500;
  • 5 LM – 590kgs – €1,640.
Forward store heifers – €2.15-€2.79/kg or €1,050-€1,560/head (average: €2.35/kg):
  • 2 AA – 515kgs – €1,290;
  • AA – 575kgs – €1,440;
  • CH – 560kgs – €1,560;
  • LM (2) – 535kgs – €1,400;
  • 2 LM – 495kgs – €1,240;
  • 2 LM – 480kgs – €1,260.
Light store heifers – €2.00-€3.04/kg or €650-€1,140/head (Average: €2.40/kg):
  • 2 SI – 390kgs – €950;
  • LM – 385kgs – €1,020;
  • 4 CH – 375kgs – €1,140;
  • 5 HE – 370kgs – €850;
  • 2 SI – 330kgs – €840;
  • 2 CH – 300kgs – €900.
Further reading:
Kilkenny Mart information:
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market LTD, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Co. Kilkenny
  • Contact details: [email protected] or phone: 056-7721407 or see the mart’s website.

Upcoming sales:

  • Sheep and calf sale – Mondays at 10 am with a dairy sale at 12 pm
  • Cattle sale – Thursday – Cows at 10 am, followed by heifers, with bullocks at 10:30 am.
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

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