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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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VIDEO: Cull cows sell to €2,170 at Headford Mart

Headford Mart – cattle and sheep sale – 27-02-2021

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.54 to €2.94 per kg or €252 to €960 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 750kg – €1710, €2.28/kg (lot 8E). Top price per kg -a CHX – 350kg – €1030 – €2.94/kg (lot 13).
  • Heifers climbed from €1.73 to €3.25 per kg or €320 to €955 over the kg. Top price over kg – a LMX – 635kg – €1590 – €2.50/kg (lot 19H). Top price per kg – a LM – 280kg – €910 – €3.25/kg (lot 19X).
  • Weanling heifers fetched from €1.85 to €3.12 per kg or €265 to €610 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CH – 390kg – €1000 – €2.56/kg (lot 28A) and LMX – 310kg – €920 – €2.97/kg (lot 31C). Top price per kg – a LMX – 170kg – €530 – €3.12/kg (lot 31J).
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €1.79 to €3.00 per kg or €335 to €630 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 410kg – €1040 – €2.54/kg. Top price per kg – a CHX – 230kg – €690 – €3.00/kg (lot 33E).
  • Cull cows pushed from €640 to €2,170 for a 7-year-old SIX, weighing 1145kg.
  • In-calf cows traded from €1,050 to €2,000 for a 3-year-old LMX, 7 ½-months in-calf.
  • Stock bulls moved from €1,420 to €2,500 for a 3-year-old LM bull, 830kg.

[Sale topper at Headford Mart 27-02-2021 =]

Cattle prices on Saturday, February 20th, 2021:
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.84 to €2.57 per kg or €300 to €872 over the kg;
  • Heifers fetched from €1.77 to €2.82 per kg or €330 to €1090 over the kg;
  • Weanling heifers clicked from €1.84 to €3.29 per kg or €274 to €655 over the kg;
  • Weanling bulls made from €2.10 to €2.78 per kg or €285 to €665 over the kg;
  • Cows pushed from €630 to €1360;
  • Cow & calf pairings traded from €1,890 to €1,980.
Sheep – Headford Mart 27-02-2021: 
  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €150 to €296 for 4 ewes and 8 lambs.
  • Hoggets/lambs made from €100 to €150 or €2.03 to €3.00 per kg:
  • 46kg – €138 – €3.00/kg;
  • 42kg – €126 – €3.00/kg;
  • 50kg – €150 – €3.00/kg;
  • 5kg, €130 – €2.99/kg;
  • 37kg, €108 – €2.92/kg;
  • 54kg, €150 – €2.78/kg;
  • 36kg, €100 – €2.78/kg.
Last week’s sheep prices:
  • In-lamb ewes clicked from €196 to €230 for 5 – 3 carrying triplets, 1 carrying a couple and one carrying a single;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot varied from €264 to €278 for 4 ewes and 8 lambs.
  • Cull ewes pushed from €71 to €121;
  • Hoggets went under the hammer from €108 to €144 or €2.45 to €2.77/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. See more here

Upcoming sales:

  • Saturday, March 6th – special sale for continental bullocks, heifers, and weanlings.
  • Saturday, March 13th – prizes for best bullock, heifer, cow, weanling heifer, and weanling bull.
Mart reports:

You can read more mart reports by clicking here

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