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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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Culls to €1,900 in ‘steady trade’ at Headford Mart

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Headford Mart – cattle prices – 24-07-2021

According to a spokesperson, trade was “steady” at Headford Mart on Saturday, July 24th, 2021.

The spokesperson reported the sale saw “another large turnout of cattle” with “prices similar to the previous week”.

Headford Mart 24-07-2021:

  • Bullocks sold from €1.28 to €2.93 per kg or €335 to €1155 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 745kg – €1900 – €2.55/kg (lot 6C). Top price per kg – a CHX – 365kg – €1070 – €2.93/kg, (lot 8E).
  • Heifers pushed from €1.89 to €3.19 per kg or €273 to €1090 over the kg. Top price over kg – an AAX – 780kg – €1870 – €2.40/kg (lot 26E). Top price per kg – CH – 160kg – €510 – €3.19/kg (lot 33X).
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €2.04 to €2.57 per kg or €255 to €770 over the kg. Top price over the kg and per kg – a LMX – 490kg – €1260 – €2.57/kg, (Lot 42B).
  • Cull cows made from €730 to €1900 for a 6-year-old SAX, 885kg (lot 206).
  • Cow & calf pairings fetched from €1350 to €1640 (lot 601) for a 4-year old LMX cow with a July-born CHX bull calf at foot.

Headford Mart 17-07-2021:

  • Bullocks sold from €1.41 to €3.17 per kg or €207 to €1310 over the kg;
  • Heifers clicked from €1.73 to €2.92 per kg or €270 to €1090 over;
  • Weanling bulls made from €2.04 to €3.00 per kg or €255 to €560 over;
  • Cull cows varied from €940 to €1870;
  • Suckler cows went under the hammer from €950 to €2,170.

Headford Mart 24-07-2021: Sheep:

  • Culls ranged from €70 to €120. Breeders fetched €212 for 3rd/4th-crop.
  • Lambs/hoggets changed hands from €64 to €126 or €2.08 to €3.04 per kg
  • 41.5kg – €126 – €3.04/kg – (Lot S23) EL
  • 35kg – €105 – €3.00/kg – (Lot S27)
  • 35.5kg – €105 – €2.96/kg – (Lot S19A)
  • 34kg – €100 – €2.94/kg – (Lot S21A) WL
  • 41.5kg – €120 – €2.89/kg – (Lot S23A)
  • 34kg – €98 – €2.88/kg – (Lot S25)

Sheep prices the previous weeks:

  • Cullsranged from €62 to €118.
  • Lambs/hoggets sold from €55 to €138 or €2.43 to €3.05 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:

  • 31st: – Closed – race week
  • August 6th: Opening weanling sale (show and sale for autumn-2020-born entries)

Mart reports:

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

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