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Tops of €4.43/kg at Kilrush’s weanling show & sale

Farming News/Mart Reports on That’s Farming – Kilrush Mart – Cattle Prices – Weanling Show & Sale – 13-09-2023

Kilrush Mart’s weanling show and sale, held on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, saw a 10% reduction in numbers on last year, but nevertheless, trade was described as “solid”.

A spokesperson for the mart reported to www.thatsfarming.com, that “very strong” demand prevailed for quality weanlings, a trade driven by farmer and shipper activity.

The spokesperson commented that “shippers were very active for the top quality lots” with price to €4.43/kg in the weanling bull ring and heifers to €3.32/kg.

Kilrush Mart on 13-09-2023

Weanling bull prices:

  • BBX – 350kgs – €1,550 – €4.43/kg;
  • LMX – 470kgs – €1,480 – €3.15/kg;
  • LMX – 410kgs – €1,440 – €3.51/kg;
  • LMX – 335kgs – €1,300 – €3.88/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 408kgs – €1,310 – €3.21/kg;
  • LMX – 375kgs – €1,340 – €3.57/kg;
  • 1 LMX – 405kgs – €1,400 – €3.45/kg;
  • 3 LMX – 280kgs – €950 – €3.40/kg.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LMX – 405kgs – €1,140 – €2.81/kg;
  • 3 AAX – 426kgs – €1,100 – €2.58/kg;
  • BBX – 315kgs – €1,090 – €3.46/kg;
  • LMX – 280kgs – €930 – €3.32/kg;
  • LMX – 335kgs – €1,020 – €3.04/kg;
  • 5 CHX – 263kgs – €860 – €3.27/kg;
  • LMX – 325kgs – €950 – €2.92/kg;
  • LMX – 310kgs – €900 – €2.90/kg.

Cull cow prices:

  • LM – 820kgs – €1,970 – €2.40/kg ;
  • LMX -755kgs – €1,650 – €2.18/kg;
  • FR – 715kgs – €1,330 – €1.86/kg;
  • LMX – 605kgs – €1,400 – €2.31/kg;
  • FRX – 615kgs – €1,100 – €1.79/kg;
  • HEX – 520kgs – €1,190- €2.29/kg;
  • FRX – 535kgs – €1,030 – €1.92/kg;
  • AAX – 710kgs – €1,420 – €2.00/kg.

Weanling Show & Sale Results

1 – Best Charolais Bull 

  • 1st – Martin Costello, Kilfearagh, Kilkee, Co. Clare. 1 CHX 310kgs €1,190.
  • 2nd – PJ Blake, Kilfearagh, Kilkee, Co Clare. 1 CHX 435KGS €1,320.

2 – Best Limousin Bull 

  • 1st – Martin Costello, Kilfearagh, Kilkee, Co. Clare. 1 LMX 410kgs €1,440.
  • 2nd – Thomas Sexton, Lissyneylon, Mullagh, Co Clare. 1 LMX 335kgs €1300.

3 – Best Belgian Blue Bull

  • 1st – Eileen Stafford, Monmore, Kilrush, Co. Clare. 1 BBX 350kgs €1,550.
  • 2nd – Senan O’Connell, Tullabrack, Cooraclare, Co. Clare. 1 BBX 375kgs €1,340.

 4– Best Charolais Heifer 

  • 1st – Joe Meaney, Trellig, Killimer, Co.Clare. 1 CHX 300kgs €1,130.
  • 2nd – Gerard Keane, Moveen West, Kilkee, Co. Clare. 1 CHX 345kgs €1,020.

5 – Best Limousin Heifer

  • 1st – Thomas O’Doherty, Clonadrum, Mullagh, Co. Clare. 1 LMX 280kgs €930.
  • 2nd – Senan O’Connell, Tullabrack, Cooraclare, Co. Clare. 1 LMX 360kgs €980.

6 – Best Belgian Heifer

  • 1st – Michael O’Doherty, Clonadrum, Mullagh, Co. Clare. 1 BBX 315kgs €1,090.

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