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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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Weanlings sell from €1.84-€3.29/kg at Headford Mart

Headford Mart – Cattle and Sheep Sale – Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Here is the most recent Headford Mart report with sample cattle and sheep prices

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.84 to €2.57 per kg or €300 to €872 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a pair CHX – 648kg – €1520 – €2.35/kg (lot 8D). Top price per kg – a LMX – 335kg – €860 – €2.57/kg (lot 6C).
  • Heifers fetched from €1.77 to €2.82 per kg or €330 to €1090 over the kg. Top price over kg – a BBX – 600kg – €1690 – €2.82/kg (lot 17C). Top price per kg – a pair of CHX – 362kg – €1020 – €2.82/kg (lot 17J).
  • Weanling heifers clicked from €1.84 to €3.29 per kg or €274 to €655 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CHX – 355kg – €1010 – €2.85/kg (lot 25T). Top price per kg – a LM – 225kg – €740 – €3.29/kg (lot 24D).
  • Weanling bulls made from €2.10 to €2.78 per kg or €285 to €665 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a pair of LMX – 445kg – €1110 – €2.49/kg. Top price per kg – a LMX – 320kg – €890 – €2.78/kg (lot 32C).
  • Cowspushed from €630 to €1360 an 11-year-old LMX, 785kg.
  • Cow & calf pairings traded from €1,890 to €1,980 for 3-year-old LMX with a December-2020-born LMX calf at foot.
Cattle prices at Headford Mart on Saturday, February 13th:
  • Bullocks fetched from €1.86 to €2.70 per kg or €375 to €845 over the kg;
  • Heifers ranged from €1.80 to €2.94 per kg or €285 to €770 over the kg;
  • Weanling heifers climbed from €2.15-€2.85 per kg or €375 to €525 over the kg;
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €2.08 to €2.77 per kg or €315 to €715 over the kg;
  • Cull cows ranged from €1,040 to €1,640;
  • Suckler cows pushed from €1,030 to €1,670.
Headford Mart February 20th – Sheep:
  • In-lamb ewes from the late Jim Molloy 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:

  • 52kg – €144 – €2.77;
  • 54kg – €148 – €2.74;
  • 44kg – €108 – €2.45.
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 27th Feb – Special clearance of in-calf continental cows due in March to Limousin stock bull, of the late Jim Molloy.
  • Saturday, March 13thSpring cattle show & sale – prizes for the best bullock, heifer, weanling heifer, and weanling bull.

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