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The feature here was the bigger number of heavy cattle on show with a 720kg Charolais bullock making €700 with his weight or €2.57/kg, while the forward 500kg+ bullock averaged €2.25/kg. Among the stores those under 400kgs averaged €2.45/kg while the 400-500kg section saw averages of €234/kg. In the heifer ring, averages for those under 400kgs came to €2.46/kg with a 395kg August 2016 born Charolais hitting the top call at €2.66/kg. Heifers from 400-500kgs averaged €2.25/kg, with the 500kg+ heifer averaging €2.06/kg. Cull cows averaged €1.70/kg.