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‘Good lift’ in cattle prices with 117 buyers active in Kilmallock

Farming News/Mart Report: Kilmallock Mart – Cattle Prices – 03-07-2023

According to a spokesperson for Kilmallock Mart, there was a “good lift in cattle prices” at its most recent sale on Monday, July 3rd, 2023.

They noted that “400 cattle and 200 calves were sold at Kilmallock on Monday last”.

“Prices improved this week, and 117 buyers did business. Bullocks sold for up to €1,140 each or €3.77 per kg for light lots, while heavier types made up to €2,180 each or €2.93 per kg.”

“Dry cows made up to €1,580 each or €2.24 per kg. Heifers sold for up to €1,370 each or €2.88 per kg.”

“Runner-type calves are in great demand and made up to €520,” the spokesperson added.

Dry cow prices:

  • FR – 440kgs – €850;
  • FR – 460kgs – €760;
  • FR – 595kgs – €1,330;
  • FR – 605kgs – €1,260;
  • FR – 515kgs – €1,150;
  • FR – 545kgs – €1,090;
  • FR – 555kgs – €1,030;
  • FR – 785kgs – €1,580;
  • FR – 760kgs – €1,550;
  • FR – 760kgs – €1,500;
  • FR – 670kgs – €1,340;
  • HE – 680kgs – €1,320;
  • FR – 650kgs – €1,280.

Heifer prices:

  • 2 HE – 345kgs – €890;
  • 5 AA – 341kgs – €860;
  • 3 AA – 327kgs – €800;
  • 6 HE – 306kgs – €730;
  • CH – 455kgs – €1,310;
  • HE – 430kg – €1,040;
  • CH – 350kgs – €980;
  • HE – 370kgs – €900;
  • 2 HE – 590kgs – €1,370;
  • 3 AA – 548kgs – €1,360;
  • 2 HE – 510kgs – €1,230.

Calves/runners:

  • A Feb-born AUX heifer – €520;
  • A June-born AA bull – €505;
  • 3 Feb/Mar-born AA heifers – €430;
  • A June-born HEX bull – €380.

Bull prices

  • AA – 690kgs – €2,160;
  • 1 FR – 655kgs – €1,480.

Bullocks & weanling bullocks

  • 3 FR – 370kgs – €830;
  • 3 AA – 329kgs – €810;
  • 4 AA – 474kgs – €1,390;
  • 4 AA – 470kgs – €1,370;
  • 2 FR – 513kgs – €1,110;
  • 5 FR – 455kgs – €1,030;
  • 2 HE – 435kgs – €990;
  • AA – 690kgs – €1,810;
  • LM – 645kgs – €1,630;
  • 2 HE – 665kgs – €1,600;
  • 4 FR – 570kgs – €1,240;
  • AA – 855kgs – €2,180;
  • AUB – 750kgs – €1,870;
  • LM – 745kgs – €1,790;
  • 4 AA – 415kgs – €1,140;
  • 2 HE – 458kgs – €1,120;
  • 5 CH – 297kgs – €1,120;
  • 1 LM – 415kgs – €1,110;
  • 3 CH – 320kgs – €1,080;
  • AA – 400kgs – €1,060;
  • 7 FR – 469kgs – €1,050;
  • 6 FR – 474kgs – €1,040;
  • 3 AA – 330kgs – €890.

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