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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
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Bullocks to €1,045 over at Headford Mart

Headford Mart report – cattle prices – 01-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, “another large entry” of cattle was on offer at Headford Mart on Saturday, May 1st, 2021.

Headford Mart 01-05-2021
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.53 to €3.47 per kg or €210 to €1045 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 795kg – €1840 – €2.31/kg (lot 4). Top price per kg – a pair of LM – 262kg – €910 – €3.47/kg (lot 7C).
  • Heifers climbed from €1.62 to €3.10 per kg or €290 to €885 over the kg. Top price over kg – a LMX – 755kg – €1640 – €2.17/kg (lot 34). Top price per kg – a SI – 290kg – €900 – €3.10/kg (lot 39E).
  • Weanling heifers went under the hammer from €1.87 to €3.12 per kg or €265 to €765 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LM – 395kg – €1160 – €2.94/kg (lot 46A). Top price per kg – a pair of LMX – 308kg – €960 – €3.12/kg (lot 46B).
  • Weanling bulls clicked from €1.73 to €3.27 per kg or €225 to €718 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a pair of LMX – 452kg, €1170, €2.59/kg. (Lot 54). Top price per kg – a LMX – 245kg – €800 – €3.27/kg (lot 49H).
  • Cull cows went under the hammer from €730 to €1670 for a 4-year-old LMX, weighing 800kg;
  • Cow and calf pairings fetched €1880 for a 5-year-old LMX cow with a March-2021 LMX heifer calf.
Sheep:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €144 to €290 for third-crop ewes with couples at foot;
  • Culls/breeders changed hands from €46 to €96.
  • Hoggets/spring lambs ranged from €136 to €178 or €2.05 to €3.58 per kg.
    • 48kg – €172 – €3.58/kg;
    • 43kg – €153 – €3.56/kg;
    • 41kg – €144 – €3.51/kg;
    • 46kg – €160 – €3.48/kg;
    • 87kg – €178 – €2.05/kg;
    • 50kg – €152 – €3.45/kg;
    • 40kg – €137 – €3.43/kg.

Last week’s prices:

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.52 to €3.60 per kg or €205 to €1015 over;
  • Heifers climbed from €1.64 to €3.35 per kg or €215 to €840 over;
  • Weanling heifers pushed from €2.09 to €3.23 per kg or €280 to €695 over;
  • Weanling bulls varied from €1.49 to €3.17 per kg or €182 to €690 over;
  • Cull cows sold from €1.05/kg to €2.29/kg or €600 to €1760 for an 11-year-old AA, 800kg;
  • Cow and calf pairings fetched up to €1,660 for a 5-year-old AAX cow with a Feb-2021 AAX heifer calf.

Sheep:

  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €196 to €236 for first-crop ewes with singles at foot;
  • Culls/breeders ranged from €60 to €160.
  • Hoggets/spring lambs ranged from €120 to €182 or €2.83 to €3.83 per kg.
Further information
  • Address: Headford Co-Op Mart LTD, Balrickard, Headford, Co. Galway, Eircode: H91K7TH
  • Contact details: 093-35572 or 093-35551
  • Sale day: Saturdays – cattle sale at 11:00 am, sheep sale at 10:00 am – both of which can be accessed online with LSL (Livestock Live). A face covering must be worn on the mart premises. You can find more here.
  • Upcoming sale: Saturday, May 8th, 2021 – A special sale for continental bullocks, heifers, and weanlings.
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