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Bullocks sell to €1,000 over at Headford Mart

Headford Mart report – cattle prices – 08-05-2021

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.35 to €3.22 per kg or €105 to €1000 over the kg at Headford Mart on Saturday, May 8th, 2021. Top price over the kg – a BB – 650kg – €1650 – €2.54/kg (lot 6C). Top price per kg – a CHX – 230kg – €740 – €3.22/kg (lot 13E).
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.72 to €2.83 per kg or €325 to €850 over the kg. Top price over kg – a LMX – 540kg – €1390 – €2.57/kg (lot 31X). Top price per kg – a LMX – 375kg – €1060 – €2.83/kg (lot 33T).
  • Weanling heifers changed hands from €1.95 to €2.90 per kg or €355 to €580 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 380kg – €960 – €2.53/kg (lot 34A). Top price per kg – a LMX – 290kg – €840 – €2.90/kg (lot 36A).
  • Weanling bulls fetched from €1.73 to €2.96 per kg or €325 to €820 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 570kg – €1390 – €2.44/kg. (Lot 44J). Top price per kg – X2 CHX – 345kg – €1020 – €2.96/kg (lot 44).
  • Cull cows went under the hammer from €740 to €1680 for an 8-year-old BBX, 745kg.
  • Cow and calf pairings/in-calf cows fetched from €980 to €1720 for a 9-year-old CH cow with an April-2021 CH heifer calf.

Headford Mart 01-05-2021

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.53 to €3.47 per kg or €210 to €1045 over the kg;
  • Heifersclimbed from €1.62 to €3.10 per kg or €290 to €885 over the kg;
  • Weanling heifers went under the hammer from €1.87 to €3.12 per kg or €265 to €765 over;
  • Weanling bulls clicked from €1.73 to €3.27 per kg or €225 to €718 over;
  • Cull cows went under the hammer from €730 to €1670;
  • Cow and calf pairings fetched €1880 for a 5-year-old LMX cow with a March-2021 LMX heifer calf.

Headford Mart 08-05-2021:

  • Sheep: Culls/breeders made from €70 to €150.
  • Hoggets/spring lambs ranged from €80 to €188 or €1.29 to €4.05 per kg.
  • 50kg – €188 – €3.76/kg Lot (S22);
  • 39kg – €158, – €4.05/kg Lot (S19);
  • 5kg – €184 – €4.04/kg;
  • 44kg – €170 – €3.86/kg;
  • 42kg – €158 – €3.76/kg;
  • 5kg – €148 – €3.57/kg.

Sheep prices from 01-05-2021:

  • 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.
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.
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