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Online system providing a ‘huge success’ with bids from ‘all over the country’

The online system at Kilmallock Mart is proving to be a huge success, according to a mart spokesperson, with buyers from all over the country bidding for stock.

They reported that over 1000 cattle have been sold on the online platform, with sales taking place on Wednesday (May 6th), Friday (May 8th) and Monday (May 11th).

Bulls made up to €980 (€2.61/kg) while light bullocks achieved €980 (€2.80/kg). Bullocks weighing in at over 400kg sold for up to €1240 each (€2.38).

The spokesperson also reported that dry cows earned up to €1300-a-piece (€1.85/kg) and heifers earned €1190/head (€2.52/kg).

Bullocks

  • LM – 380kg – €900;
  • BA – 376kg – €890;
  • LM – 340kg – €850;
  • AA – 373kg – €850;
  • 2 LM – 310kg – €800;
  • 4 LM – 280kg – €780;
  • 4 FR – 355kg – €680;
  • 3 HE – 312kg – €660;
  • 4 SM – 281kg – €620;
  • 7 AA – 189kg – €480;
  • 5 CH – 524kg – €1210;
  • 4 LMs – 483 – €1100;
  • 2 CH – 425kg – €1010;
  • 2 FR – 545kg – €940;
  • LM – 410kg – €930;
  • 7 FR – 499kg – €870;
  • CH – 620kg – €1240;
  • 2 AA – 610kg – €1150;
  • HE – 580kg – €1130;
  • 5 FR – 585kg – €1030.

Weanling bulls

  • LM – 470kgs – €980 (€2.08/kg);
  • AA – 495kgs – €890 (€1.79/kg);
  • CH – 330kgs – €750 (€2.27/kg);
  • 3 AA – 342kgs – €720 (€2.10/kg);
  • 10 LM – 230kgs – €600 (€2.60/kg);
  • 11 AA – 225kgs – €460 (€2.04/kg);
  • 3 FR – 213kgs – €400 (€1.87/kg).

Dry cows

  • BA – 615kgS – €990;
  • FR – 645kgs – €870;
  • FR – 615kgs – €800;
  • SA – 555kgs – €800;
  • FR – 550kgs – €760;
  • FR – 440kgs – €590;
  • LM – 700kgs – €1300;
  • Fr – 660kgs – €710.

Heifer

  • 2 LM – 348KGS – €820;
  • LM – 305kgs – €770;
  • BB – 315kgs – €670;
  • 4 AA – 316kgs – €650;
  • 5 AA – 288kgs – €620;
  • CH – 475kgs – €1040;
  • BB – 485kgs – €970;
  • HE – 470kgs – €960;
  • LM – 380kgs – €950;
  • CH – 410kgs – €890;
  • HE – 370kgs – €770;
  • HE – 550kgs – €1160;
  • CH – 515kgs – €1080;
  • 2 HEs – 553kgs – €1040;
  • 6 AA – 510kgs – €1040;
  • HE – 670kgs – €1190.

Calves

  • BB heifer – 6-weeks-old – €375;
  • HE bull – 6-weeks-old – €350;
  • 2 HE heifers – 3-weeks-old – €345 each;
  • BB bull – 5-week-old €330;
  • 4 HE bulls – 5-6-weeks-old €275 each;
  • FR bull – 3-weeks-old €240.
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