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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Bullocks sell to €2,300 at Headford Mart

Headford Mart – cattle and sheep prices – 13-03-2021

There was a “good turnout of quality cattle” at Headford Mart on Saturday, March 13th, according to a spokesperson.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.70 to €3.10 per kg or €165 to €1265 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 1035kg – €2300 – €2.22/kg (lot 5H champion bullock). Top price per kg – a CHX – 290kg – €900 – €3.10/kg (lot 18Y).
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.76 to €2.91 per kg or €295 to €910 over the kg. Top price over kg – a CHX – 600g- €1510 – €2.52/kg (lot 32X) Top price per kg – a CHX – 375kg – €1090 – €2.91/kg (lot 37C).
  • Weanling heifers clicked from €1.91 to €3.21 per kg or €240 to €740 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 340kg – €1080 – €3.18/kg (lot 42). Top price per kg – a LMX – 275kg – €690 – €3.21/kg (lot 47A).
  • Weanling bulls pushed from €2.02 to €3.02 per kg or €360 to €715 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 365kg – €1080 – €2.96/kg. (Lot 49C). Top price per kg – a LMX – 275kg – €830 – €3.02/kg (lot 49B).
  • Cull cows varied from €500 to €1,770 for a 6-year-old MOX, 1015kg.

Headford Mart 13-03-2021 – Show and sale results

Best pair of bullocks:

  • 6J – James Forde, Annaghwest, Corrandulla
  • 8H – John Hannon, Cloughanover, Headford 722.5kg – CHX – €1700. D.O.B: 05/05/2019, 16/05/2019

Champion bullock:

  • 5H – David Naughton, Rockfield West, Kilkerrin – 1035kg – CHX – €2,300. D.O.B: 28/03/2018

Best pair of heifers:

  • 28A – Paul Connell, Cloonacauneen, Claregalway – 558kg – LM – €1,390. D.O.B: 03/04/2019, 02/04/2019
  • 33B – Teresa & Michael Curry, Annaghwest, Corrandulla. 540kg – CHX – €1,290. D.O.B: 18/03/2019, 24/03/2019
Champion heifer:
  • 38 – Patsy Colleran, Clooncormack, Hollymount. 630kg – LMX – €1,520. D.O.B: 20/04/2019

Best cow:

  • 217 – Tom Keane, Clough, Cummer. 775kg – LMX – €1,690. D.O.B: 14:04/2016

Best weanling heifer:

  • 44H – Bartley Greaney, Furbo, Spiddel. 430kg – CHX – €1,090. D.O.B: 19/04/2020

Best weanling bull:

  • 53R – Tom Ansbro, Cloonmore, Tuam. 430kg – LMX -€1,070. D.O.B: 13/08/2020.

Headford Mart 06-03-2021:

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.54 to €3.10 per kg or €260 to €910 over the kg. Top price over the kg – X2 CHX – 580kg – €1490 – €2.57/kg (lot 5). Top price per kg – a CHX – 290kg – €900 – €3.10/kg (lot 11B).
  • Heifers climbed from €1.81 to €3.31 per kg or €345 to €1445 over the kg. Top price over kg and per kg 1 CHX – 625kg – €2070 – €3.31/kg (lot 24J).
  • Weanling heifers went under the hammer from €2.00 to €3.32 per kg or €335 to €670 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a BAX – 400kg – €1070, €2.68/kg (lot 36). Top price per kg – A LMX – 220kg – €730 – €3.32/kg (lot 34X).
  • Weanling bulls made from €1.27 to €3.24 per kg or €150 to €740 over the kg. Top price over the kg and per kg – a BAX – 330kg – €1070 – €3.24/kg. (Lot 42).
  • Cull cows pushed from €670 to €1,980 for a 6-year-old CHX, 990kg.
  • Stock bulls fetched from €1,150 to €1,810 for a 6-year-old LM bull, 1070kg.
Sheep: 
  • In-lamb ewes fetched up to €154 for ewes carrying triplets.
  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €172 to €288 for 8 ewes and 4 lambs.
  • Hoggets ranged from €102 to €178 or €1.36 to €3.20 per kg.
    • 56kg – €178 – €3.18/kg;
    • 40kg – €128 – €3.20/kg;
    • 37kg – €116 – €3.14/kg;
    • 52kg – €163 – €3.13/kg;
    • 57kg – €160 – €2.81/kg;
    • 43kg – €108 – €2.51/kg.
Headford Mart 06-03-2021:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €242 to €286 for one ewe and two lambs.
  • Hoggets/lambs ranged from €90 to €160 or €1.15 to €3.22 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. See more about the Headford Co-Op Mart.
Upcoming sales:
  • Saturday, March 20th – Special sale for continental bullocks, heifers, and weanlings.
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