• Date: 22/09/2018
  • Type: Calves, Weanling

  • Town: Tullow (Co. Carlow)
  • Address: Tullow Livestock Sales Ltd. Barrack Street, Tullow, Co. Carlow.
  • Webpage: Tullow Mart

22/09/2018 - Tullow Weanling Show & Sale Report

Female Weanling Show & Sale may not have kept the momentum quiet as strong as we have seen with the bulls but having said that we have seen a good lively trade throughout.

The shipping calves met with a very lively demand with a very noticeable trade for the quality type calves with those heifers selling anything from €2.80 up to €3.80 per kg with the majority between €3 and €3.40 per kg. 1 BB hfr 335kg making €1100 1 CH hfr 405kg making €1410.

While we saw a good honest trade for the heavier type hfrs with many feeders around the ring selling in the region from €2 up to €2.50 per kg with the good well made CH and LM from €2.30 to €2.55 per kg.  While we saw the lighter shapely type heifers well bred type cattle selling from €2.20 up to €2.60 per kg with the plainer type heifers meeting a more difficult trade selling from €1.90 up to €2.30 per kg.

In the suckler ring we had a special entry of suckler cows and aged cows with calves at foot selling from €1050 up to €1400 per unit.

Next Saturday we have a mixed sale of weanlings commencing at 11am and no pre entry necessary.

Prize Winners


1st James Kavanagh, Knocklonagad, Garryhill, Co. Carlow.                         460kg              €1325
2nd James Kavanagh, Knocklonagad, Garryhill, Co. Carlow.                        430kg              €1000


1st Patrick Doyle, Ardenteggle, Killeshin, Carlow.                                        420kg              €1480
2nd Stephen Redmond Jnr, Ballycook, Tullow, Co. Carlow.                          310kg              €1370
3rd David Leybourne, Tullowhill, Tullow, Co. Carlow.                                 440kg              €1375


Laurence & Lauren Kinsella, Currane, Borris, Co. Carlow.                          340kg              €870

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