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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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Cull cows reach €1,640 at Headford Mart

Headford Mart – Cattle and Sheep Sale – Saturday, February 13th

Welcome to this week’s Headford Mart report with sample cattle and sheep prices.

  • Bullocks fetched from €1.86 to €2.70 per kg or €375 to €845 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 755kg – €1,600 – €2.12/kg and top price per kg – a CHX – 345kg – €930 – €2.70/kg.
  • Heifers ranged from €1.80 to €2.94 per kg or €285 to €770 over the kg. Top price over kg – BBX – 410kg – €1,180 – €2.88/kg and top price per kg – a pair LMX -260kg – €740 – €2.85/kg.
  • Weanling heifers climbed from €2.15-€2.85 per kg or €375 to €525 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 335kg – €860 – €2.75/kg and top price per kg – a LMX – 260kg – €740 – €2.85/kg.
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €2.08 to €2.77 per kg or €315 to €715 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 445kg – €1160 – €2.61/kg and top price per kg – a CHX – 300kg – €830 – €2.77/kg.
  • Cull cows ranged from €1,040 to €1,640 for a 5-year-old LMX, weighing 865kg.
  • Suckler cows pushed from €1,030 to €1,670 for a CHX, due in March.
Cattle prices Headford Mart – Saturday, February 6th:
  • Bullocks fetched from €1.42 to €2.96 per kg or €150 to €965 over the kg;
  • Heifersmade from €1.77 to €2.77 per kg or €410 to €760 over the kg;
  • Weanling heifers went under the hammer from €2.10 to €3.40 per kg or €320 to €710 over the kg;
  • Weanling bulls ranged from €1.92 to €3.20 per kg or €335 to €735 over the kg;
  • Cows clicked from €680 to €1,540.
Sheep prices:

Lambs/hoggets traded from €102 to €125 or €2.43 to €2.60 per kg:

  • 48kg – €125 – €2.60/kg;
  • 5kg – €120 – €2.58/kg;
  • 43kg – €110 – €2.56/kg;
  • 42kg – €102 – €2.43/kg.

Other categories:

  • In-lamb ewes peaked at €150/head.
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

Special sales:

  • Saturday, March 13th: Spring cattle show & sale – prizes for the best bullock, heifer, weanling heifer, and weanling bull.
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