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Prices ‘on fire’ at Kilmallock

1000 cattle were sold to 178 buyers at Kilmallock Mart’s sales last week, according to a mart spokesperson.

They reported that prices were “on fire”, with up to €3.27/kg paid for cattle.

At Monday’s (May 11th) bullock sale, up to €1330/head or €2.47/kg was paid while on Wednesday (May 13th) dry cows earned up to €1330/head or €2.00/kg and heifers made up to €1160/head or €2.58/kg.

Calves were in ‘huge demand’ on Friday (May 15th) at the Mart’s calf sale, which seen 500 calves pass through the ring. Strong calves earned up to €470 while younger ones made €350.

100 cattle were on offer at Saturday’s (May 16th) organic sale, with some cattle fetching €1250 or €3.27/kg – making it one of the most expensive organic sales ever held in Kilmallock Mart.

Bullocks:

  • 1 LM – 390kg – €830;
  • 7 HE – 389kg – €800;
  • 6 AA – 358kg – €750;
  • 2 HE – 318kg – €660;
  • 3 AA – 315kg – €630;
  • 5 HE – 286kg – €620;
  • 4 FR – 336kg – €590;
  • 2 HE – 195kg – €470;
  • 5 CH – 545kg – €1090;
  • 3 HE – 530kg – €1090;
  • 2 CH – 473kg – €1080;
  • 4 LM – 493kg – €1070;
  • 2 CH – 440kg – €1030;
  • 3 LM – 440kg – €990;
  • 5 FR – 492kg – €950;
  • 6 LM – 428kg – €900;
  • 1 BB – 650kg – €1330;
  • 1 HE – 655kg – €1230;
  • 7 AA – 605kg – €1230;
  • 1 HE – 575kg – €1220;
  • 5 HE – 616kg – €1200;
  • 5 AA – 613kg – €1190;
  • 3 AA – 552kg – €1190;
  • 4 SH – 568kg – €1130;
  • 3 FR – 572kg – €1040.

Weanling bulls:

  • 4 CH – 334kg – €730;
  • 1 LM – 310kg – €720;
  • 3 SIM – 323kg – €710;
  • 1 BB – 300kg – €670;
  • 3 SIM – 263kg – €630;
  • 3 LM – 293 – kg – €590;
  • 5 LM – 243kg – €530;
  • 1 AA – 150kg – €370.

Dry cows:

  • 1 LM – 455kg – €680;
  • 1 SIM – 595kg – €1180;
  • 2 SA – 605kg – €970;
  • 1 SIM – 520kg – €950;
  • 1 FR – 630kg – €900;
  • 1 FR – 620kg – €890;
  • 1 CH – 820 – kg – €1300;
  • LM – 715kg – 1150;
  • 1 FR – 825 – kg – €1150;
  • 1 MO – 800kg – €1140;
  • 1 FR – 765kg – €1100.

Heifers

  • 1 LM – 330kg – €800
  • 4 LM – 295kg – €760;
  • 1 AA – 345kg – €690;
  • 3 AA – 322kg – €650;
  • 5 HE – 300kg – €640;
  • 2 HE – 280kg – €630
  • 8 AA – 497kg – €1080;
  • 1 BA – 465kg – €990;
  • 1 SIM – 480kg – €980;
  • 1 AA – 475kg – 4980;
  • 6 HE – 481kg – €950;
  • 1 BA – 425kg – €860;
  • 1 CH – 545kg – €1160;
  • 1 HE – 565kg – €1080;
  • 1 SA – 500kg – €1060;
  • 1 AA – 580kg – €1050;
  • 1 HE – 520kg – €1040.

Calves:

  • 2 MO heifers – 15-weeks-old – €465 each;
  • BB heifer – 8-weeks-old – €415;
  • 2 AA bulls – 10-weeks-old – €375 each;
  • 2 AA heifers – 8-weeks-old – €365 each;
  • 4 AA bulls – 7/8-weeks-old – €320 each;
  • AA bull – 5-week-old – €245;
  • LM heifer – 6-week-old – €245.

Organic heifers:

  • 2 AA – 755 – KGS – €1250;
  • 1 AA – 475kgs – €1150;
  • 2 LM – 413kgs – €1080;
  • 1 LM – 340kgs – €920;
  • 2 AA – 343kgs – €910;
  • 1 LM – 330kgs – €890;
  • 6 HE – 267kgs – €690;
  • CH – 205kgs – €570;

Organic bullocks:

  • 1 SIM – 450kgs – €1100;
  • 4 HE – 409kgs – €1060;
  • 1 LM – 435kgs – €1040;
  • 2 SIM – 330kgs – €900;
  • 1 LM – 325kgs – €890;
  • 2 AA – 330kgs – €890;
  • 2 AA – 318kgs – €880;
  • 5 HE – 267kgs – €720;
  • SP – 205kgs – €670.
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