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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 €1,960 at Headford Mart

Headford Mart report – cattle prices – 26-06-2021

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.65 to €2.92 per kg or €287 to €1150 over the kg at Headford Mart on Saturday, June 26th, 2021. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 810kg – €1960 – €2.42/kg (lot 13X). Top price per kg – a LMX – 390kg – €1140 – €2.92/kg (lot 8H).
  • Heifers climbed from €1.59 to €2.94 per kg or €167 to €1050 over the kg. Top price over kg – LMX – 600kg – €1650 – €2.75/kg (lot 34C). LM – 610kg – €1660 – €2.72/kg (lot 26T). Top price per kg – a LM – 445kg – €1310 – €2.94/kg (lot 25D).
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €2.67 to €2.97 per kg or €575 to €735 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 395kg – €1130 – €2.86/kg, (Lot 36AA). Top price per kg – a LMX – 370kg – €1100 – €2.97/kg.
  • Cull cows pushed from €1.34 to €2.34/kg or €570 to €1580 for a 9-year-old LMX, 750kg (lot 202);
  • Cow and calf pairings topped out at €1900.

Headford Mart 19-06-2021:

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.85 to €3.05 per kg or €510 to €1185 over the kg;
  • Heifers climbed from €1.63 to €3.02 per kg or €240 to €920 over;
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €2.20 to €3.06 per kg or €385 to €640 over;
  • Cull cows pushed from €1.95 to €2.29/kg or €1270 to €1630;
  • Cow and calf pairings fetched €1600.
Sheep:
  • Culls/breeders made from €145 to €149.
  • Lambs/hoggets sold from €89 to €133 or €2.33 to €3.03 per kg.
    • 47kg – €133 – €2.83/kg – (Lot S21A);
    • 34kg – €103 – €3.03/kg – (Lot S25);
    • 35kg – €104 – €2.97/kg – (Lot S21);
    • 38kg – €108 – €2.84/kg – (Lot S22);
    • 40kg – €110 – €2.75/kg – (Lot S19A);
    • 45kg – €122 – €2.71/kg – (Lot S20A).

Headford Mart 26-06-2021:

  • 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.
 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 sales in July 2021:

  • 3rd: Special sale for continental bullocks, heifers and weanlings;
  • 10th: Special clearance sale of 30 cows and calves at foot in conjunction with bullocks, cull cows, heifers, and weanlings;
  • 17th: Special sale for forward store bullocks and heifers.
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You can read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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