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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 €1,185 over at Headford Mart

Headford Mart report – cattle and sheep prices – 19-06-2021

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.85 to €3.05 per kg or €510 to €1185 over the kg at Headford Mart on 19-06-2021. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 805kg – €1990 – €2.47/kg (lot 8). Top price per kg – a LMX – 295kg – €900 – €3.05/kg, (lot 8D).
  • Heifers climbed from €1.63 to €3.02 per kg or €240 to €920 over the kg. Top price over kg – a SIX – 580kg – €1500 – €2.59/kg (lot 18T). Top price per kg – a LMX – 245kg – €740 – €3.02/kg (lot 20B).
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €2.20 to €3.06 per kg or €385 to €640 over the kg. Top price over the kg and per kg – a LMX – 310kg – €950 – €3.06/kg, (Lot 31A).
  • Cull cows pushed from €1.95 to €2.29/kg or €1270 to €1630 for a 6-year-old LMX, 735kg (lot 211);
  • Cow and calf pairings fetched €1600.

Cattle prices last week:

According to a spokesperson, a similar-sized entry went under the hammer at Headford Mart on Saturday, June 12th, 2021. They reported a “firm trade across the board”.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.78 to €3.06 per kg or €280 to €945 over the kg;
  • Heifers made from €1.90 to €2.74 per kg or €150 to €1140 over the k’
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €1.89 to €2.63 per kg or €245 to €670 over the kg;
  • Cull cows climbed from €1.54 to €2.46/kg or €950 to €1650;
  • Cow and calf pairings/in-calf cows fetched from €810 to €2100.

Headford Mart 17-06-2021: Sheep:

  • 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.
  • 43kg – €135 – €3.14/kg – (Lot S23);
  • 40kg – €124 – €3.10/kg – (Lot S23A);
  • 44.5kg – €138 – €3.10/kg – (Lot S20A);
  • 45.5kg – €138 – €3.03/kg – (Lot S22A);
  • 39kg – €115 – €2.95/kg – (Lot S19);
  • 40.5kg – €118 – €2.91/kg – (Lot S20);
  • 59kg – €145 – €2.49/kg – (Lot S24B).

Sheep prices last week:

  • Culls/breeders made from €104 to €179;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot sold from €190 up to €244 for ewes with couples at foot;
  • Lambs/hoggets ranged from €70 to €158 or €1.91 to €3.38 per kg.
 Further information
  • Address: Headford Co-Op Mart LTD, Balrickard, Headford, Co. Galway, Eircode: H91K7TH
  • Contact details: 093-35572 or 093-35551 or see here.
  • 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 sale: Saturday, June 26th, 2021
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You can read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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