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Solid trade for culls results in 100% clearance at Kilkenny

There was a slightly bigger sale than previous weeks at Kilkenny Mart on Thursday (May 14th), according to mart auctioneer George Candler.

Candler reported that quality animals sold well, especially continentals. Cull cows also met a good trade which resulted in a 100% clearance.

Prices:

Bullocks +600kg – €1.25-€2.25/kg or €9900€1600/head:

  • LM – 775kg – €1600;
  • 6 SIM – 655kg – €1,460;
  • AA – 630kg – €1,210;
  • 3 HE – 615kg – €1,140.

Bullocks 500-600kg – €1.80-€2.40/kg or €1010-€1300/head:

  • 9 FR -580kg – €1,100;
  • 7 CH – 545kg – €1,300;
  • SIM – 530kg – €1,160;
  • 4 LM   – 520kg – €1,295.

Bullocks 400-500kg – €1.65-€2.65/kg or €850-€1300/head:

  • 5 CH – 490kg – €1,300;
  • 2 FR – 485kg – €870;
  • 4 LM – 475kg – €1,200;
  • CH – 445kg – €960.

Cull cows

  • Friesian cull cows – €1.15-€1.65/kg;
  • Continental cull cows – €1.35-€1.85/kg.

Beef heifers – €1.85-€2.35/kg or €980-€1300/head:

  • 3 SIM – 605kg – €1,245;
  • 2 AU – 595kg – €1,300;
  • 3 LM – 510kg – €1,120;
  • 2 AU – 495kg – €1,150.

Forward store heifers – €1.90-€2.40/kg or €800-€1115/head:

  • 3 LM – 505kg – €1,115;
  • 2 SIM  – 485kg – €1,005;
  • BB – 455kg – €1,080;
  • 2 AA – 420kg – €820.

Light store heifers – €1.65-€2.65/kg or €580-€1000/head:

  • 2 CH – 370kg – €1,000;
  • 5 LM – 350kg – €925;
  • 5 AA – 335kg – €665;
  • BB – 300kg – €750.
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