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Turnover exceeds €1.1m at Kilkenny Mart’s cattle sale

Kilkenny Mart report – cattle prices – 23-09-2021

According to George Candler, turnover exceeded €1.1m at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday, September 24th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that a slightly smaller entry, comprising some 1,200 lots, went under the hammer at its general cattle sale.

Speaking following the sale, the auctioneer said: “An electric trade for continental cows with flesh, with the bulk selling from €2.10-€2.46/kg, resulting in a 100% clearance.”

“Bullocks recorded a 96% clearance, with heifers meeting a 97% clearance,” Candler added.

Kilkenny Mart 23-09-2021:

Bullocks 600kgs+ – €1.70-€2.71/kg or €1,190-€1,900/head:
  • 2 FR – 730kg – €1,660;
  • 4 HE – 630kg – €1,350;
  • 2 LM – 700kgs – €1900;
  • LM – 680kg – €1,780;
  • 3 CH – 675kg – €1,590;
  • 4 HE – 655kg – €1,470.
500-600kgs – €1.75-€2.72/kg or €900-€1,590/head:
  • LM – 590kg – €1,590;
  • 5 CH – 570kg – €1,430;
  • 3 FR – 565kg – €1,150;
  • 2 AA – 550kg – €1,250;
  • LM – 530kg – €1,440;
  • 5 LM – 510kg – €1,350.
400-500kgs – €1.50-€2.94/kg or €780-€1,410/head:
  • 4 LM – 490kg – €1,410;
  • SI – 480kg – €1,330;
  • 2 AA – 470kg – €1,180;
  • 7 LM – 465kg – €1,320;
  • 3 HE – 455kg – €980;
  • 4 LM – 415kg – €1,220.
<400kgs – €1.60-€2.80/head or €580-€1,090/head:
  • 4 CH – 390kg – €1,090;
  • 2 FR – 385kg – €710;
  • 4 AA – 380kg – €840;
  • 7 HE – 360kg – €780;
  • 2 LM – 340kg – €930;
  • 2 AA – 330kg – €740.
Cull cow prices:
  • Friesians – €0.90-€1.90/kg;
  • Continentals – €1.60-€2.46/kg.
Heifers – €2.00-€3.06/kg or €1,200-€2,370:
  • CH – 775kg – €2,370.
  • 2 BB – 685kg – €1,670;
  • LM – 650kg – €1710;
  • 2 SI – 675kg – €1,720;
  • 5 LM – 625kg – €1,550;
  • 1 continental – 605kg – €1,380;
  • LM – 625kg – €1,550.
Forward store heifers – €1.80-€2.65/kg or €880-€1,440/head:
  • 5 LM – 570kg – €1,400;
  • 3 continentals – 560kg – €1,240;
  • CH – 545kg – €1,440;
  • 2 LM – 540kg – €,300;
  • 3 HE – 520kg – €1,050;
  • 2 CH – 495kg – €1,120.
Light store heifers:
  • LM – 380kg – €870;
  • 6 AA – 375kg – €810;
  • 7 HE – 305kg – €640;
  • LM – 300kg – €720;
  • 6 AA – 375kg – €810;
  •  LM – 285kg – €730.
Kilkenny Mart 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:
  • 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.
Further reading:
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

See more mart reports.

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