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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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Local, midland, and northern purchasers active at Headford Mart

Headford Mart – Cattle and sheep prices, Saturday, January 30th

Local, midland, and northern purchasers were active at Headford Mart on Saturday, January 30th, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “large entry of stock for this time of year” and noted that some 70 culls went under the hammer.

Headford Mart cattle prices:
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.68 to €2.42 per kg or €325 to €870 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 640kg – €1510 – €2.36/kg and LMX – 710kg – €1580 – €2.23/kg. Top price per kg – a pair of AAX – 355kg – €860 – €2.42/kg and LMX – 330kg – €800 – €2.42/kg.
  • Heiferswent under the hammer from €1.54 to €2.83 per kg or €270 to €880 over the kg. Top price over kg and per kg, Lm, 480kg, €1360, €2.83/kg.
  • Weanling heifers climbed from €2.08 to €3.08 per kg or €330 to €670 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CH – 410kg – €1080 – €2.63/kg. Top price per kg – a LMX – 250kg – €770 – €3.08/kg.
  • Weanling bulls fetched from €1.82 to €3.06 per kg or €245 to €678 over the kg. Top price over the kg – pair CHX – 342kg – €1020 – €2.98/kg. Top price per kg – a LMX – 310kg – €950 – €3.06/kg.
  • Cull cows sold from €630 to €1990 for 9-year-old CHX, weighing 1,000kg.
Sheep:

Cull ewes moved from €63 to €111. Lambs/hoggets made from €92 to €146 or €2.30 to €2.86 per kg:

Ewe lambs:
  • 42kg – €120 – €2.86/kg;
  • 62kg – €146 – €2.35/kg;
  • 49kg – €137 – €2.80/kg;
  • 45kg – €123 – €2.73/kg.
Other lambs:
  • 46kg – €128 – €2.78/kg;
  • 42kg – €112 – €2.67/kg.
Upcoming sales: 

Saturday 6th – Special for continental bullocks, heifers, and weanlings. Pre-booking essential and advisable for stock contact 093-35572 or 093-35551.

Cattle sale 11:00 am, Sheep sale 10:00 am and can be accessed online with LSL (Livestock Live). A face covering must be worn on the mart premises. Read more about Headford Mart.

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