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Mostly 2020-born cattle on offer at Kilrush

Kilrush Mart report – cattle prices – 14-04-2021

According to a spokesperson, almost 400 lots went under the hammer at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021.

Friesian heifer calves went under the hammer from €305 to €345, while Friesian bull calves made €75 to €125.

Meanwhile, Aberdeen Angus calves ranged from €105 to €205 and Hereford calves made from €135 to €300.

“In the cattle sale, mostly traditional breeds available and in the cull cow section, a lot of dairy types available. A lot of the bullocks and heifers were 2020-born. A very strong trade for cull cows.” the spokesperson added.

Kilrush Mart 14-04-2021

Cull cows:                                           
  • CHX – 745kgs – €1,450 – €1.95/kg;
  • FR – 555kgs – €870 – €1.57/kg;
  • LMX – 845kgs – €1,800 – €2.13/kg;
  • FR – 610kgs – €950 – €1.56/kg;
  • LM – 760kgs – €1,670 – €2.20/kg;
  • FR – 520kgs – €830 – €1.60/kg;
  • SIX – 765kgs – €1,700 – €2.22/kg;
  • AAX – 630kgs – €990 – €1.57/kg;
  • CHX – 605kgs – €1,000 – €1.65/kg;
  • AAX – 550kgs – €940 – €1.71/kg.
Heifers:
  • 3 CHX – 308kgs – €790 – €2.56/kg;
  • 5 HEX – 485kgs – €1,060 – €2.19/kg;
  • LIM – 285kgs – €780 – €2.74/kg;
  • 2 AA – 542kgs – €1,210 – €2.23/kg;
  • LIM – 300kgs – €870 – €2.70/kg;
  • 3 AA – 513kgs – €1,150 – €2.24/kg.
Bullocks:        
  • 7 HEX – 360kgs – €940 – €2.61/kg;
  • AA – 545kgs – €1,180 – €2.16/kg;
  • 3 LMX – 308kgs – €920 – €2.98/kg;
  • HEX – 635kgs – €1,430 – €2.25/kg;
  • LMX – 490kgs – €1,200 – €2.45/kg;
  • 3 HEX – 503kgs – €1,080 – €2.14/kg;
  • AAX – 460kgs – €1,050 – €2.28/kg;
  • SHX – 410kgs – €880 – €2.14/kg.

Kilrush Mart 07-04-2021:

A smaller entry turned out for Kilrush Mart’s cattle sale on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that calves “met with a really strong trade”. Firstly, Friesian heifer calves reached €410, while the only Friesian bull calf on offer reached €110,

“A strong entry of Hereford-cross calves and these made €150 to €315 and Aberdeen Angus calves peaked at €185. Continental calves made to €395. A larger than expected entry of cull cows.” the spokesperson added.

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