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Catherina Cunnane
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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 to €2,050 and sucklers to €2,170 at Headford

Headford Mart – cattle prices – 17-07-2021

According to a spokesperson, “another exceptionally large entry of cattle” went under the hammer at Headford Mart on Saturday, July 17th, 2021.

Headford Mart 17-07-2021:

  • Bullocks sold from €1.41 to €3.17 per kg or €207 to €1310 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 740kg – €2050 – -€2.77/kg (lot 8D). Top price per kg – a LMX – 375kg – €1190 – €3.17/kg – (lot 5).
  • Heifers clicked from €1.73 to €2.92 per kg or €270 to €1090 over the kg. Top price over kg – a CHX – 590kg – €1680 – €2.85/kg (lot 33). Top price per kg – a LMX – 390kg – €1140 – €2.92/kg (lot 29A).
  • Weanling bulls made from €2.04 to €3.00 per kg or €255 to €560 over the kg. Top price over the kg and per kg – a pair of LMX – 280kg – €840 – €3.00/kg, (Lot 44A).
  • Cull cows varied from €940 to €1870 for a 9-year-old LM – 785kg (lot 208).
  • Suckler cows went under the hammer from €950 to €2,170 (lot 601)
Cattle prices at Headford Mart on 10-07-2021: 
  • Bullocks climbed from €1.34 to €3.25 per kg or €100 to €1352 over at Headford Mart on Saturday, July 10th;
  • Heiferswent under the hammer from €1.91 to €3.10 per kg or €255 to €1130 over;
  • Weanling bulls made from €2.21 to €2.90 per kg or €410 to €575 over;
  • Cull cows traded from €650 to €1830.

Sheep:

  • Culls ranged from €62 to €118.
  • Lambs/hoggets sold from €55 to €138 or €2.43 to €3.05 per kg
    • 47kg – €138 – €2.94/kg – (Lot S22A);
    • 42kg – €128 – €3.05/kg – (Lot S24A);
    • 36kg – €109 – €3.03/kg – (Lot S19A);
    • 39kg – €117 – €3.00/kg – (Lot S27);
    • 35kg – €101 – €2.89/kg – (Lot S26);
    • 32kg – €92 – €2.88/kg – (Lot S23A);
    • 44kg – €125 – €2.84/kg – (Lot S25);
    • 43kg – €120 – €2.79/kg – (Lot S26A);
    • 34kg – €95 – €2.79/kg – (Lot S20).

Sheep prices the previous week:

  • Culls/breeders sold from €58 to €149.
  • Lambs/hoggets changed hands from €71 to €129 or €1.89 to €2.91 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:
  • 24th: – Special breeding sale for ewes;
  • 31st: – Closed – race week
  • August 6th: Opening weanling sale (show and sale for autumn-born 2020)
Mart reports:

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

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