BIG LIFT IN PRICES AT KILMALLOCK MART

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN RECENT WEEKS, SELLERS LEFT KILMALLOCK MART WITH SMILES ON THEIR FACES, AFTER A VERY STRONG TRADE AT KILMALLOCK MART ON MONDAY LAST 1ST OCTOBER. OUR AUCTIONEERS EVEN REPORTED AN INCREASE OF €100 A HEAD IN SOME CASES. 135 BUYERS PURCHASED STOCK. BULLOCKS SOLD FOR UP TO €1,440 EACH OR €2.31 PER KG. DRY COWS MADE UP TO €1,205 A HEAD OR €2.08 PER KG. HEIFERS SOLD FOR UP TO €1,120 A HEAD OR €2.20 PER KG. WEANLING BULLS SOLD FOR UP TO €970 EACH OR €2.65 PER KG. WEANLING HEIFERS MADE UP TO €695 A HEAD OR €2.52 PER KG. UP TO €390 WAS PAID OUT IN THE CALF RING. SUCKLERS SOLD FOR UP TO €1,080 EACH.

AT OUR MONTHLY BULL SALE ON FRIDAY LAST, 28TH SEPTEMBER, AS MUCH AS €1,400 WAS PAID FOR BULLS. OUR NEXT BREEDING AND FACTORY BULL SALE IS ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2ND.

ON SATURDAY LAST, 29TH SEPTEMBER, WE HELD OUR FIRST ORGANIC SALE OF THE AUTUMN. 312 STOCK WERE ON OFFER. TRADE WAS VERY STRONG, WITH BUYERS FROM GALWAY, OFFALY, CLARE, KERRY, MAYO, LIMERICK, CORK, TIPPERARY, ROSCOMMON AND LAOIS PURCHASING STOCK. MALES SOLD FOR UP TO €1,125 EACH OR €2.76 PER KG. FEMALES SOLD FOR UP TO €930 EACH OR €2.39 PER KG. OUR NEXT ORGANIC SALE IS ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 1ST.

ON TUESDAY EVENING NEXT, 9TH OCTOBER WE WILL BE HOSTING OUR FIRST EVENING WEANLING, RUNNER & SUCKLER COW SALE. A SPECIAL SHOW & SALE OF WEANLINGS WILL TAKE PLACE, WITH A SALE OF SUCKLER COWS AND RUNNERS ALSO TAKING PLACE.  THERE IS A SPECIAL SECTION FOR SHORTHORN COMMERCIAL WEANLINGS, RUNNERS AND SUCKLER COWS SUITABLE FOR SHORTHORN BEEF SCHEME, WITH A SPECIAL ENTRY OF 6 PEDIGREE SHORTHORN IN CALF COWS, 3 AUTUMN, 3 SPRING CALVERS. ALL IN CALF TO PUREBRED SHORTHORN. THIS IS OUR FIRST VENTURE INTO EVENING SALES AND WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A BIG TURNOUT OF BOTH CATTLE AND CUSTOMERS. INTAKE WILL OPEN AT 3.30PM, WITH THE SALE COMMENCING AT 6PM.

 

Bullocks

Lot 21A, 5 Belgian Blue 396kgs €800;   Lot 41A, 4 Hereford 378kgs €735;   Lot 31B, 1 Belgian Blue 375kgs €695;   Lot 19A, 4 Aberdeen Angus 391kgs €675;   Lot 26B, 4 Aberdeen Angus 285kgs €525;   Lot 23B, 2 Limousin 540kgs €1,170;   Lot 21, 5 Hereford 523kgs €1,080;   Lot 10B, 1 Aberdeen Angus 480kgs €1,010;   Lot 28B, 1 Limousin 435kgs €1,005;   Lot 28A, 2 Limousin 450kgs €990;   Lot 50, 6 Aberdeen Angus 514kgs €980;   Lot 16, 1 Belgian Blue 505kgs €980;   Lot 25, 6 Hereford 527kgs €960;   Lot 30, 3 Hereford 518kgs €955;   Lot 13A, 1 Limousin 495kgs €950;   Lot 65C, 3 Hereford 508kgs €945;   Lot 32, 3 Friesian 477kgs €860;   Lot 502C, 1 Charolais 690kgs €1,440;   Lot 49C, 1 Hereford 675kgs €1,435;   Lot 501A, 1 Aberdeen Angus 695kgs €1,275;   Lot 504, 4 Aberdeen Angus 655kgs €1,220;   Lot 503B, 2 Hereford 668kgs €1,200;   Lot 69A, 2 Belgian Blue 608kgs €1,180;   Lot 500, 8 Friesian 669kgs €1,175;   Lot 502A, 2 Friesian 615kgs €1,020;   Lot 24A, 1 Hereford 555kgs €1,015;   Lot 49B, 1 Hereford 755kgs €1,370;   Lot 43, 3 Hereford 702kgs €1,330.

 

Weanling Bulls

Lot 800A, 1 Limousin 440kgs €970 (€2.20 per kg);   Lot 800C, 1 Charolais 405kgs €840 (€2.07 per kg);   Lot 804G, 1 Limousin 295kgs €780 (€2.64 per kg);   Lot 804H, 1 Limousin 280kgs €735 (€2.62 per kg);   Lot 804B, 1 Limousin 270kgs €695 (€2.57 per kg);   Lot 801, 3 Charolais 272kgs €645 (€2.37 per kg);   Lot 804L, 1 Limousin 240kgs €605 (€2.52 per kg);   Lot 806G, 1 Aberdeen Angus 350kgs €600 (€1.71 per kg);   Lot 804E, 1 Limousin 225kgs €595 (€2.64 per kg);   Lot 803, 2 Limousin 205kgs €505 (€2.46 per kg).

 

Cows

Lot 181, 1 Friesian 460kgs €775;   Lot 195, 1 Limousin 580kgs €1,205;   Lot 137, 1 Limousin 555kgs €900;   Lot 104, 1 Friesian 640kgs €840;   Lot 146, 1 Friesian 645kgs €835;   Lot 115, 1 Friesian 630kgs €780;   Lot 152, 1 Friesian 600kgs €750;   Lot 147, 1 Friesian 610kgs €720;   Lot 168, 1 Hereford 710kgs €1,080;   Lot 138, 1 Charolais 710kgs €940;   Lot 112, 1 Friesian 660kgs €790;   Lot 111, 1 Friesian 650kgs €720;   Lot 176, 1 Friesian 685kgs €680.

 

Heifers

Lot 417B, 5 Aberdeen Angus 347kgs €635;   Lot 406E, 1 Belgian Blue 335kgs €570;   Lot 404C, 1 Hereford 325kgs €535;   Lot 404L, 1 Aberdeen Angus 310kgs €480;   Lot 404G, 1 Hereford 310kgs €475;   Lot 421A, 3 Limousin 265 €460;   Lot 405C, 2 Limousin 483kgs €1,060;   Lot 411F, 1 Limousin 455kgs €930;   Lot 411E, 1 Piedmontese 430kgs €920;   Lot 405D, 1 Limousin 430kgs €890;   Lot 420C, 1 Limousin 480kgs €855;   Lot 409G, 1 Hereford 470kgs €840;   Lot 405, 2 Hereford 468kgs €815;   Lot 409F, 1 Hereford 470kgs €800;   Lot 410A, 2 Aberdeen Angus 443kgs €785;   Lot 411C, 1 Aberdeen Angus 410kgs €740;   Lot 413, 6 Hereford 403kgs €710;   Lot 405E, 1 Aberdeen Angus 615kgs €1,120;   Lot 420A, 1 Hereford 620kgs €1,120;   Lot 409, 2 Aberdeen Angus 543kgs €1,040.

 

Weanling Heifers

Lot 900A, 2 Charolais 398kgs €695 (€1.74 per kg);   Lot 900F, 1 Limousin 365kgs €650 (€1.78 per kg);   Lot 901E, 1 Aberdeen Angus 305kgs €545 (€1.78 per kg);   Lot 900E, 1 Limousin 270kgs €540 (€2.00 per kg);   Lot 900, 3 Charolais 293kgs €535 (€1.82 per kg);   Lot 900C, 1 Limousin 225kgs €500 (€2.22 per kg);   Lot 901, 3 Aberdeen Angus 230kgs €450 (€1.95 per kg);   Lot 900D, 1 Limousin 175kgs €440 (€2.51 per kg).

 

Sucklers

Lot 2052, an 8 year old Aberdeen Angus and her Aberdeen Angus Bull Calf €1,080;   Lot 2051, 3 Aberdeen Angus Heifers, 2-3 months in calf €785 each.

 

Calves/Runners

Lot 4002A, A 14 week old Simmental Bull €390;   Lot 5016, A 4 week old Hereford Bull €380;   Lot 5008, A Simmental Bull 3 weeks old €250;   Lot 5009, A 3 week old Simmental Heifer €175.