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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Store cows a ‘shade easier’ at Kilrush Mart

Kilrush Mart report – cattle prices – 26-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, a “reasonable” entry of stock went under the hammer at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021.

Speaking following the sale, they said: “Trade was very strong in both the bullock and heifer rings.”

“More store cull cows today, and beef was very scarce. Store cull cows were a shade easier,” the spokesperson added.

Kilrush Mart 26-05-2021 

Bullock prices:

  • 2 LMX – 302kgs – €920 – €3.04/kg
  • 1 CH – 390kgs – €1,100 – €2.82/kg
  • 2 CHX – 287kgs – €840 – €2.92/kg
  • 2 FR – 475kgs – €880 – €1.85/kg
  • LMX – 505kgs – €1,230 – €2.43/kg
  • 2 HEX – 315kgs – €760 – €2.41/kg
  • LMX – 465kgs – €1,200 – €2.58/kg
  • HEX – 505kgs – €1,090 – €2.16/kg

Heifer prices:

  • 2 LMX – 392kgs – €980 – €2.49/kg;
  • CHX – 270kgs – €760 – €2.81/kg;
  • LM – 440kgs – €1,060 – €2.41/kg;
  • 3 AAX – 288kgs – €650 – €2.25/kg;
  • LMX – 510kgs – €1,140 – €2.23/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 427kgs – €840 – €1.96/kg;
  • BBX – 650kgs – €1,530 – €2.35/kg;
  • LM – 375kgs – €920 – €2.45/kg.

Cull cow prices:                                 

  • FR – 540kgs – €750 – €1.39/kg;
  • FR – 705kgs – €980 – €1.39/kg;
  • FR – 690kgs – €1,000 – €1.45/kg;
  • FR – 650kgs – €750 – €1.15/kg;
  • FR – 665kgs – €840 – €1.26/kg.

Kilrush Mart – cattle prices – 19-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, a slightly larger entry went under the hammer at Kilrush Mart on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021.

They reported a “strong” trade for Friesian heifer calves as they sold from €170 to €305.

“Friesian bull calves made €50 to €145. In the other rings, mostly traditional breeds were available,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 25-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 650 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, May 25th, 2021.

They noted that the sale attracted “quite a few” autumn-born weanlings again.

“The nice quality ones of these were a very strong trade.  Just short of 100 calves on offer and again a fine trade for these, despite, being almost June 1st.”

“Calves were a mix of Hereford-crosses, Angus-crosses, and continentals. A strong Charolais heifer calf made €605. Generally, Hereford-cross calves in the €200 to €300 bracket. Aberdeen-Angus calves made €140 to €340. A strong entry of suckler stock, with pairs making to €2,820,” the spokesperson added.

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