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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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Heifers to €2,150 and culls to €2,190 at Headford Mart

Headford Mart – cattle prices – 03-07-2021

According to a spokesperson, “another large entry of cattle for this time of year” was on offer at Headford Mart on Saturday, July 7th, 2021.

Headford Mart 03-07-2021:

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.72 to €2.77 per kg or €300 to €1275 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 795kg – €2070 – €2.60/kg (lot 10). Top price per kg – a LMX – 480kg – €1330 – €2.77/kg – (lot 8B).
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.80 to €3.23 per kg or €240 to €1315 over the kg. Top price over kg – a LMX – 835kg – €2150 – €2.57/kg (lot 24). Top price per kg pair, Chx, 285kg, €920, €3.23/kg (lot 34H).
  • Weanling bulls changed hands from €1.97 to €2.90 per kg or €345 to €715 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 385kg – €1100 – €2.86/kg, (Lot 43C). Top price per kg – LMX – 345kg – €1000 – €2.90/kg, (Lot 43A).
  • Cull cows sold from €730 to €2190 for 4 yr old Hex, 975kg (lot 201);
  • Cow and calf pairings peaked at €1780;
  • Stock bulls realised €1700.

Cattle prices last week:

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.65 to €2.92 per kg or €287 to €1150 over on June 26th, 2021;
  • Heifers climbed from €1.59 to €2.94 per kg or €167 to €1050 over;
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €2.67 to €2.97 per kg or €575 to €735 over;
  • Cull cows pushed from €1.34 to €2.34/kg or €570 to €1580.
  • Cow and calf pairings topped out at €1900.

Headford Mart 03-07-2021: Sheep:

  • Culls/breedersranged from €95 to €173.
  • Lambs/hoggets made from €71 to €129 or €1.89 to €2.91 per kg.
  • 53kg – €129 – €2.43/kg – (Lot S13)
  • 35kg – €102 – €2.91/kg – (Lot S19A)
  • 30kg – €87 – €2.90/kg – (Lot S20)
  • 40kg – €114 – €2.85/kg – (Lot S23)
  • 35kg – €98 – €2.80/kg – (Lot S12A)
  • 38kg – €105 – €2.76/kg – (Lot S26A)
  • 46kg, €127, €2.76/kg – (Lot S13A)
Prices last week:
  • Culls/breeders traded from €100 to €136;
  • Rams fetched €301.
  • Lambs/hoggets changed hands from €90 to €145 or €2.46 to €3.14 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.

Upcoming sales in July 2021:

  • 10thSpecial clearance sale of 30 cows and calves at foot in conjunction with bullocks, cull cows, heifers, and weanlings;
  • 17th:Special sale for forward store bullocks and heifers.

Mart reports:

You can read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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