Four girls taking a stroll discovered the bullock and raised the alarm by going to the nearby Tyersal Hall Farm.
There was further upward movement in beef prices at factories last week, particularly in the return for poorer grading animals and more in favour of heifers than bullocks .
In the beef trade, the official returns for last week have shown little change in the average prices for bullocks and heifers, but some low prices are being paid at the bottom of the league for both categories.
A heavy penalty for cattle over 30 months is commencing to bite into the prices at the marts for finished beef animals - both bullocks and heifers.
It was in such buildings, cluttered with farm implements, that Alf would operate on large animals or test unruly bullocks for TB.
Camels, elephants and regular drought animals like the bullocks also are brought on to roads to draw the attention of voters.
And they rear bullocks to beef, selling their heifers at around 18 months.
At Kilkenny Mart beef and store bullocks were back by £10 / head for the quality animals with the plainer lots making up to £30 / head less than the previous week.
Beef bullocks were up 10 / head and store heifers were dearer by 10-15 / head.
A national average of 91.5c/lb was paid for R4L bullocks , while R4L heifers averaged 92.3c/lb.