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1,080 animals on sale at Kanturk Mart

AT Kanturk Co-op Mart on St Patrick's Day there was a good sale with 1,080 animals on offer, including 540 calves.

After a lively day there was a 98% clearance. Of course, it was a different type of sale on Tuesday, due to Covid-19, with special arrangements in place.

"Sincere thanks to all our customers, buyers and sellers for co-operating with our staff and making sure business was carried out in a safe environment," said a mart spokesperson.

Sample prices:

CALVES

HE Bulls - €160 - €340

HE Heifers - €140 - €290

AA Bulls - €130 - €270

AA Heifers - €110 - €195

FR Bulls - €20 - €70

DRY COWS

1 FR - 765kgs - €1,000

1 FR - 690kgs - €870

1 FR - 505kgs - €940

HEIFERS

5 CH - 505kgs - €1,030

4 LIM - 425kgs - €885

6 AA - 490kgs - €910

BULLOCKS

8 FR - 550kgs - €970

6 HE - 480kgs - €940

6 AA - 400kgs - €860

1 CH - 645kgs - €1,120

1 LIM - 570kgs - €1,150

There's a calf promotion at Kanturk Mart for the month of March with judging in week 3 for best continental bull and heifer. The winner of both categories was Mr Tony Aherne, Curragh, Newmarket Road, Kanturk.

Corkman