Since the start of 2021, Charolais Cross Dairy Calves have been in phenomenal demand, topping calf sales right across the Country. Below is an example of the calves who have set the Mart trade a light.
This pen of 17 day old Charolais Cross Dairy Bull Calves sold for an average of €525 in Bandon Mart
This pen of Charolais Cross Dairy Heifer Calves averaged €440 in Bandon Mart
This pen of Charolais Cross Dairy Bull Calves averaged €470 at three weeks old in Bandon Mart
This pen of Charolais Cross Dairy Heifer Calves averaged €455 in Bandon Mart at three weeks old
This pen of Charolais Cross Dairy Bull Calves averaged €470 in Bandon Mart
This Charolais Cross Dairy Calf sold for €440 in New Ross Mart at just three weeks old.
The demand for these Charolais Cross Dairy Calves has been witnessed right across the Country, with CHX dairy calves selling as far as €500 in Gortatlea Mart and €610 in Carrigallen Mart at less than a month old. Dairy farmers are clearly reaping the rewards of using Charolais bulls. It is of vital importance that bulls are selected on calving ease and short gestation. For more information on Charolais bulls suitable for Dairy cows, please contact the Charolais Society or your AI company.