Kilmallock
  • Date: 08/01/2018
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Dairy, Weanling

  • Town: Kilmallock (Co. Limerick)
  • Address: Kilmallock Cattle Mart, Railway Road, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick
  • Webpage: Kilmallock Mart

08/01/2018 - Kilmallock Cattle Mart Report

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EXPORT BUYERS AND FARMERS BUSY AT KILMALLOCK MART!

There was a very strong trade for cattle and calves at the first sale of 2018 at Kilmallock on Monday last the 8th of January. 335 cattle were on offer, which despite temperatures of -6, was up on the same sale this time last year.

Exporters were very active purchasing Angus Weanling and Stores. Buyers from as far as Donegal attended the calf ring.

Bullocks sold for up to €1,135 each or €2.30 per kg. Dry Cows (84 on offer) sold for up to €1,065 each or €1.56 per kg. Heifers made up to €1,085 a head or €2.40 per kg. Weanling Heifers sold for up to €785 each or €2.60 per kg. Weanling Bulls sold for up to €705 each or €2.61 per kg. Dairy Stock made up to €1,200 each while Sucklers sold for up to €1,105 each. Young calves were very dear with €430 paid for an 8 day old Belgian Blue Bull.


 


 

Bullocks

Lot 2A, 2 Limousin 503kgs €1,135; Lot 2, 4 Limousin 470kgs €1,075; Lot 4, 7 Hereford 503kgs €1,030; Lot 1A, 3 Limousin 442kgs €950; Lot 7A, 3 Friesian 540kgs €910; Lot 8, 3 Friesian 615kgs €1,000; Lot 144, 1 Hereford 690kgs €1,065; Lot 177, 1 Charolais 700kgs €1,065; Lot 175, 1 Friesian 670kgs €1,020; Lot 145, 1 Friesian 755kgs €970; Lot 130, 1 Friesian 685kgs €945.


 

Weanling Bulls

Lot 801, 5 Aberdeen Angus 345 €705 (€2.04 per kg); Lot 800C, 1 Aberdeen Angus 320kgs €690 (€2.15 per kg); Lot 807C, 2 Belgian Blue 330kgs €690 (€2.09 per kg); Lot 803A, 1 Hereford 295kgs €650 (€2.20 per kg); Lot 810A, 2 Aberdeen Angus 278kgs €600 (€2.15 per kg); Lot 802A, 1 Hereford 285kgs €570 (€2.00 per kg); Lot 802B, 3 Hereford 270kgs €565 (€2.09 per kg); Lot 805, 6 Hereford 201kgs €525 (€2.61 per kg); Lot 804, 7 Friesian 320kgs €500 (€1.56 per kg); Lot 802, 3 Friesian 267kgs €455 (€1.70 per kg); Lot 809C, 1 Aberdeen Angus 215kgs €430 (€2.00 per kg); Lot 808B, 3 Friesian 258kgs €410 (€1.58 per kg)


 

Cows

Lot 141, 1 Friesian 480kgs €635; Lot 120, 1 Charolais 480kgs €605; Lot 178, 1 Hereford 630kgs €980; Lot 162, 1 Friesian 620kgs €915; Lot 170, 1 Montbeliarde 630kgs €830; Lot 181, 1 Charolais 550kgs €795.


 

Heifers

Lot 405C, 1 Limousin 475kgs €1,085; Lot 404, 1 Limousin 485kgs €995; Lot 405D, 1 Limousin 410kgs €980; Lot 400C, 2 Hereford 473kgs €955; Lot 403C, 6 Aberdeen Angus 430kgs €890; Lot 401D, 1 Aberdeen Angus 370kgs €735; Lot 400B, 1 Limousin 555kgs €1,080.


 

Weanling Heifers

Lot 405B, 1 Blonde d’Aquitaine 340kgs €785 (€2.30 per kg); Lot 400A, 1 Limousin 320kgs €625 (€1.95 per kg); Lot 402A, 5 Aberdeen Angus 249kgs €490 (€1.96 per kg); Lot 401A, 1 Aberdeen Angus 125kgs €325 (€2.60 per kg).


 

Dairy Stock

Lot 601, A 3 year old incalf heifer, time up in late January to Aberdeen Angus €1,200; Lot 600, A 2 year old calved heifer €1,150.


 

Sucklers

Lot 2050, an 8 year old Aberdeen Angus, May calver to Aberdeen Angus €1,105; Lot 2052, A 9 year old Charolais, in calf to Hereford €1,010


 

Calves

Lot 4002, A 5 week old Limousin Heifer €335; Lot 4005, A 16 week old Limousin Bull €500; Lot 4009, A 12 week old Aberdeen Angus Heifer €350; Lot 5034, An 8 day old Belgian Blue Bull €430; Lot 5033, A 4 week old Aberdeen Angus Bull €375; Lot 5006, A 3 week old Hereford Bull €365; Lot 5012, A 4 week old Aberdeen Angus Bull €310; Lot 5026, A 6 week old Friesian Bull €230; Lot 5025, A 3 week old Friesian Bull €160; Lot 5001, A 3 week old Friesian Bull €150

 


 


 

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