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Solid trade for over 900 lots at Kilkenny – Candler

Kilkenny Mart report – cattle prices – 18-03-2021

Just over 900 lots went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, March 18th, according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported another “good solid trade for all lots with quality marginally less than last week”.

Candler reported that Friesian bullocks exceeded €2.00/kg with close to €2.30/kg for better-quality Hereford and Angus-types.

Kilkenny Mart 18-03-2021
Bullocks 600kgs – €1.80-€2.55/kg or €1,080-€1,710/head:
  • 2 PI – 740kg – €1,650;
  • 2 PI – 700kg – €1,710;
  • 2 LM – 625kg – €1,590;
  • 2 FR – 620kg – €1,170;
  • 2 LM – 615kg – €1,560;
  • 2 HE – 605kg – €1,270.
500-600kgs – €1.75-€2.50/kg or €980-€1,460/head:
  • 2 CH – 595kg – €1,460;
  • 2 AA – 590kg – €1,410;
  • 3 FR – 575kg – €1,140;
  • 1 HE – 570kg – €1,240;
  • 2 FR – 550kg – €1,070;
  • 2 HE – 540kg – €1,150.
400-500kgs – €1.70-€2.85/kg or €780-€1,330/head:
  • 1 CH – 495kg – €1,330;
  • 2 CH – 490kg – €1,300;
  • 1 HE – 415kg – €890;
  • 6 AA – 480kg – €1,120;
  • 1 FR – 465kg – €850.
<400kgs – €1.60-€2.96/kg or €630-€1,010/head;
  • 5 CH – 385kg – €1,010;
  • 7 LM – 380kg – €1,000;
  • 2 CH – 290kg – €770;
  • 4 Continentals – 340kg – €930;
  • 2 AA – 335kg – €780.
Cull cows:
  • Friesian cull cows – €1.30-€1.65/kg;
  • Continental cull cows – €1.40-€2.05/kg.

Beef-types – €2.00-€2.30/kg or €1,050-€1,500/head;

  • 1 LM – 680kg – €1,500;
  • 2 continentals – 600kg – €1,440;
  • 1 LM – 635kg – €1,370;
  • 1 AA – 620kg – €1,220;
  • 2 BB – 590kg – €1,290;
  • 4 CH – 555kg – €1,200.
Forward store heifers – €1.90-€2.60/kg or €980-€1,270/head:
  • 3 LM – 540kg – €1,270;
  • 2 Continentals – 470kg – €1,070;
  • 6 AA – 455kg – €1,180;
  • 2 LM – 450kg – €1,080;
  • 4 AA – 440kg – €970;
  • 1 LM – 435kg – €950.
Store heifers – €1.60-€2.75/kg or €580-€910/head:
  • 2 CH – 345kg – €910;
  • 1 LM – 330kg – €810;
  • 6 AA – 325kg – €710;
  • 4 LM – 305kg – €830.
Kilkenny Mart – 11-03-2021:

Some 950 lots went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (March 12th, 2021), according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported an “excellent trade all-round” with “lots of customers” for the large number of “exceptional, top-quality” cattle on offer.

“Top-quality forward stores made up to €2.90/kg with many buyers anxious to secure stock. The sale resulted in a 98% clearance.”

  • Bullocks – 600kgs+ – €1.85-€2.41/kg or €1,020-€1,780/head;
  • 500-600kgs – €1.70-€2.71/kg or €850-€1,520/head;
  • 400-500kgs – €1.60-€2.91/kg or €700-€1,300/head;
  • 400kgs – €1.60-€2.67/kg or €380-€1,040/head;
  • Continental cull cows – €1.35-€1.95/kg;
  • Friesian cull cows – €1.15-€1.70/kg;
  • Beef heifers – €2.10-€2.45/kg or €1,180-€1,420/head;
  • Forward store heifers – €1.90-€2.55/kg or €880-€1,250/head;
  • Store heifers – €1.80-€2.69/kg or €530-€1,050/head.
Information:
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market LTD, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Co. Kilkenny
  • Contact details: Info@kilkennymart.ie or phone: 056-7721407 or see the mart’s website.
Upcoming sales (online-only due to Covid-19 restrictions):
  • Sheep sale– Mondays at 10 am with dairy sale at 12 pm
  • Calf sale– Tuesdays at 11 am.
  • Cattle sale– Thursday – Cows at 10 am, followed by heifers, with bullocks at 10:30 am.
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