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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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Spring lambs reach €178/head at Headford

Headford Mart report – cattle and sheep prices – 03-04-2021

A larger entry went under the hammer at Headford Mart on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

Headford Mart cattle prices 03-04-2021
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.37 to €3.42 per kg or €135 to €905 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a SIX – 715kg – €1620 – €2.27/kg (lot 11). Top price per kg – 3 LMX – 295kg – €1010 – €3.42/kg (lot 9X);
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.72 to €3.42 per kg or €160 to €915 over the kg. Top price over kg – a CHX – 635kg – €1550 – €2.44/kg (lot 33R) Top price per kg – a CHX – 225kg – €770 – €3.42/kg (lot 37H);
  • Weanling heifers sold from €2.00 to €3.22 per kg or €295 to €580 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 360kg – €940 – €2.61/kg (lot 40). Top price per kg – a LMX – 245kg – €790- €3.22/kg (lot 40X);
  • Weanling bulls climbed from €1.63 to €3.26 per kg or €250 to €755 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 505kg – €1260 – €2.50/kg. (Lot 45H). Top price per kg – a CHX – 325kg – €1060 – €3.26/kg (lot 47X)
  • Cull cows pushed from €1.48/kg to €2.18/kg or €690 to €1,600 for a 10-year-old LMX, weighing 745kgs;
  • Cow and calf pairings peaked at €1,860 for a 4-year-old LMX cow with a March-2021-born bull calf.
Sheep:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €214 to €290 for ewes with couples at foot;
  • Cull ewes fetched from €76 to €160.
Hoggets/spring lambs ranged from €86 to €178 or €2.80 to €4.05 per kg.
  • 44kg – €178 – €4.05/kg;
  • 53kg – €176 – €3.32/kg;
  • 32kg – €98 – €3.06/kg;
  • 37kg – €110- €2.97/kg;
  • 35kg – €102, €2.91/kg.
Cattle prices last week – 27-03-2021
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.62 to €3.32 per kg or €240 to €1000 over;
  • Heifers climbed from €1.88 to €2.91 per kg or €265 to €995 over;
  • Weanling heifers went under the hammer from €1.68 to €3.45 per kg or €255 to €660 over;
  • Weanling bulls clicked from €1.67 to €3.29 per kg or €120 to €750 over;
  • Cull cows pushed from €520 to €1500;
  • Cow and calf pairings fetched up to €1,660 and in calf-cows peaked at €1,660.
Sheep prices last week:
  • Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €160 to €238 for 2ndcrop ewes with couples at foot.
  • Culls/breedersranged from €58 to €154.
  • Hoggets/spring lambs ranged from €116 to €188 or €2.62 to €4.10 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: Saturday, April 10th, 2021 – special sale for bullocks, cows, heifers and weanlings.
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