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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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Cow and calf pairs hit €1,940 at Headford Mart

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Headford Mart – cattle and sheep prices – 20-03-2021

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.34 to €3.30 per kg or €180 to €1040 over the kg. Top price over the kg – X2 LMX – 800kg – €1840 – €2.30/kg (lot 4B). Top price per kg –  X2 CHX – 352kg – €1160 – €3.30/kg (lot 14D).
  • Heifers sold from €1.69 to €3.02 per kg or €230 to €955 over the kg. Top price over kg – a CHX – 525kg – €1480 – €2.82/kg (lot 26E) Top price per kg – a LM – 290kg – €875 – €3.02/kg (lot 34B).
  • Weanling heifers fetched from €2.04 to €3.13 per kg or €380 to €615 over the kg. Top price over the kg – LMX – 355kg – €970 – €2.73/kg (lot 42C). Top price per kg – X2 LMX – 208kg – €650 – €3.13/kg (lot 38C).
  • Weanling bulls ranged from €1.80 to €2.81 per kg or €275 to €690 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 420kg – €1110 – €2.64/kg. (Lot 49). Top price per kg – a LMX – 270kg – €760 – €2.81/kg (lot 46A).
  • Cull cows went under the hammer from €880 to €1670 for a 3-year-old CHX, 780kg;
  • Cow and calf pairings realised €1,920 and in-calf cows ranged from €820 to €1,600.
Sheep prices – Headford Mart 20-03-2021:

Large entry of ewes with lambs at foot with prices ranging from €178 to €280 for second-crop ewes with couples at foot.

Hoggets ranged from €126 to €182 or €2.83 to €3.43 per kg.

  • 60kg – €182 – €3.03/kg;
  • 46kg – €158 – €3.43/kg;
  • 51kg – €160 – €3.14/kg;
  • 42kg – €130 – €3.10/kg;
  • 50kg – €150 – €3.00/kg;
  • 46kg – €138 – €3.00/kg.
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.
Sheep 13-03-2021:
  • 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.
  • Hoggetsranged from €102 to €178 or €1.36 to €3.20 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.
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