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24/07/2021

Mart facilitates 1,000 cattle sold online

Mart facilitates 1,000 cattle sold online

ONE thousand cattle were sold online at three sales in the last week at Kilmallock Mart.

The online system is proving a huge success with buyers bidding for stock from all over the country.

On Friday, May 8, calves sold for up to €375 each.

On Monday, May 11, young bulls made up to €980 each or €2.61 per kg. Light bullocks hit €900 each or €2.80 per kg. Bullocks over 400kgs sold for up to €1240 each or €2.38 per kg.

Last Wednesday, May 6, dry cows made up to €1300 each or €1.85 per kg. Heifers made up to €1190 a head or €2.52 per kg.

The North Munster Bull sale is on this Thursday, May 14, while on this Saturday May 16 an organic sale takes place.

All cattle have to be pre-booked - please ring 063 98050. Anyone wishing to view cattle have to make an appointment to do so, limited spaces are available please ring 063 98050 to be guaranteed a time slot. All clients should make sure to register their details to view sales and purchase cattle by logging on to livestock-live.com website.

BULLOCKS

Lot 15d 1 Limousin 380kgs €900; lot 9a l blondes 376kgs €890; lot 15e, 1 Limousin 340kgs €850; lot 29, 4 Aberdeen Angus 373kgs €850; lot 44a, 2 Limousin 310kgs €800; lot 42, 4 Limousins 280kgs €780; lot 41,4 Friesians 355 kgs €680; lot 25 b, 3 Herefords 312kgs €660; lot 26a 4 Simmentals 281kgs €620; lot 35, 7 Aberdeen Angus 189kgs €480; lot 10, 5 Charolais 524kgs €1210; lot 10a, 4 Limousins 483 €1100; lot 31a, 2 Charolais 425kgs €1010; lot 18a, 2 Friesians 545kgs €940; lot 36, 1 Limousin 410kgs €930; lot 34 7 Friesians 499kgs €870; lot 27a, 1 Charolais 620kgs €1240; lot 6c, 2 Aberdeen Angus 610kgs €1150; lot 18b, 1 Hereford 580kgs €1130; lot 17b, 5 Friesians 585kgs €1030.

WEANLING BULLS

Lot 801c, 1 Limousin 470kgs €980 (€2.08 per kg); lot 801, 1 Aberdeen Angus 495kgs €890 (€1.79 per kg); lot 801d, 1 Charolais 330kgs €750 (€2.27 per kg); lot 810, 3 Aberdeen Angus 342kgs €720; lot 804, 10 Limousins 230kgs €600 (€2.60 per kg) lot 805, 11 Aberdeen Angus 225 kgs €460 (€2.04 per kg); lot 809b, 3 Friesians 213kgs €400 (€1.87 per kg).

DRY COWS

Lot 100 1 Blond 615 kgs €990; lot 124 1 Friesian 645kgs €870; lot 119, 1 Friesian 615kgs €800, lot 102 1 Saler 555kgs €800, lot 125, 1 Friesian 550kgs €760; lot 128 1 Friesian 440kgs €590; lot 101, 1 Limousin 700kgs €1300; lot 107, 1 Fr 660kgs €710.

HEIFERS

Lot 418 ,2 Limousin 348KGS €820, lot 408a, 1 Limousin 305kgs €770; lot 422a, 1 Belgian Blue 315kgs €670; lot 413, 4 Aberdeen Angus 316kgs €650; lot 421, 5 Aberdeen Angus 288kgs €620; lot 407, 1 Charolais 475kgs €1040; lot 404a, 1 Belgian Blue 485kgs €970; lot 406c, 1 Hereford 470kgs €960; lot 419c, 1 Limousin 380kgs €950, lot 407b, 1 Charolais 410kgs €890; lot 422c, 1 Hereford 370kgs €770; lot 404b, 1 Hereford 550kgs €1160; lot 416b, 1 Charolais 515kgs €1080; lot 410, 2 Herefords 553kgs €1040; lot 404, 6 Aberdeen Angus 510kgs €1040; lot 410a 1 Hereford 670kgs €1190.

CALVES ON FRIDAY

Lot 34b, a 6 week old Belgian Blue heifer €375; lot 2d, a 6 week old Hereford Bull €350, lot 8 , 2 Herefords heifers 3 weeks old €345 each, lot 34 a 5 week old Belgian Blue bull €330, lot 2 f, 4 Hereford bulls 5-6 weeks old €275 each, lot 8c a 3 week old Friesian bull €240.

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