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Kilkenny: All categories breach €2,000 barrier in ‘steady’ trade

Kilkenny Mart – Cattle Prices – 28-07-2022

According to George Candler, just under 700 lots came under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart’s cattle sale on Thursday, July 28th, 2022.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that a larger entry than the previous week met with a “steady” trade.

He explained that cull cows attracted a top call of €2,380, while bulls sold to €2,500, bullocks topped out at €2,040, and heifers soared to €2,280.

Kilkenny Mart 28-07-2022

Cull cow prices:

  • Friesians – €1.30-€2.40/kg;
  • Continental cull cows – €1.70-€2.90/kg.

Beef heifers – €2.28-€2.90/kg or €1,450-€2,110/head:

  • LM – 770kgs – €1,910;
  • 2 CH – 740kgs – €2,110;
  • 2 CH – 605kgs – €1,700;
  • 2 HE – 600kgs – €1,510;
  • 2 CH – 595kgs – €1,700.

Forward store heifers – €2.00-€3.20/kg or €1,050-€1,600/head:

  • 2 HE – 540kgs – €1,400;
  • 4 CH – 530kgs – €1,500;
  • BA – 500kgs – €1,600;
  • 3 HE – 495kgs – €1,200;
  • 2 LM – 475kgs – €1,240;
  • 2 AA – 440kgs – €1,100.

Light store heifers – €1.80-€3.06/kg or €550-€1,070/head:

  • 3 LM – 390kgs – €1,070;
  • 9 HE – 360kgs – €820;
  • 2 CH – 350kgs – €860;
  • 2 LM – 320kgs – €980;
  • 6 AA – 280kgs – €740;
  • LM – 270kgs – €650.

Bullocks 600kgs+ – €2.28-€2.90/kg or €1,420-€2,040/head:

  • AA – 925kgs – €2,040;
  • 4 FR – 740kgs – €1,760;
  • 2 FR – 700kgs – €1,690;
  • 4 FR – 675kgs – €1,680;
  • 2 CH – 630kgs – €1,740;
  • 5 AA – 605kgs – €1,550.

500-600kgs – €1.90-€3.01/kg or €980-€1,710/head:

  • 2 LM – 595kgs – €1,710;
  • 2 LM – 580kgs – €1,600;
  • 2 CH – 565kgs – €1,690;
  • 4 AA – 555kgs – €1,390;
  • 2 FR – 530kgs – €1,050;
  • 2 CH – 515kgs – €1,550.

400-500kgs – €1.80-€2.85/kg or €750-€1,440/head:

  • 3 CH – 495kgs – €1,400;
  • 2 LM – 490kgs – €1,310;
  • 2 CH – 480kgs – €1,440;
  • 7 HE – 470kgs – €1,180;
  • 2 AA – 440kgs – €1,080;
  • 6 FR – 430kgs – €810.

<400kgs – €1.80-€2.85/kg or €750-€1,440/head:

  • 3 CH – 495kgs – €1,400;
  • 2 LM – 490kgs – €1,310;
  • 2 CH – 480kgs – €1,440;
  • 7 HE – 470kgs – €1,180;
  • 2 AA – 440kgs – €1,180;
  • 6 FR – 430kgs – €810.

Read a report from last week’s sale.

Kilkenny Mart information:
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market LTD, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Co. Kilkenny
  • Contact details: [email protected] or phone: 056-7721407 or see the mart’s website.

Upcoming sales:

  • Sheep and calf sale – Mondays at 10 am with a dairy sale at 12 pm
  • Cattle sale – Thursday – Cows at 10 am, followed by heifers, with bullocks at 10:30 am.
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

See more mart reports.

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