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€1,310 for weanling heifer at Headford

Over 370 cattle were presented for sale at Headford Mart on Saturday (July 4th), according to a spokesperson, who reported a 90% clearance.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.79-€2.75/kg or €278 to €795 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a LMX – 685kg – €1480 – €2.16/kg and top price per kg – a LMX – 385kg – €1060 – €2.75/kg.
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.65-€3.64/kg or €310-€950 over the kg – Top price per kg and over the kg – a BAX – 360kg – €1310 – €3.64/kg.
  • Weanling bulls fetched from €2.18-€2.96/kg kg or €450-€610 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a LMX – 470kg – €1080 – €2.43/kg and top price per kg – a CHX – 270kg – €800 – €2.96/kg.
  • Cull cows climbed from €880 to €1560 for a 7-year-old LMX, weighing 770kg.
  • Suckler pairs ranged from €900 to €2,090 for a 4-year-old LMX cow with a May-born CHX heifer calf at foot.

Sheep:

Cull ewes pushed from €75-€111, while spring lambs traded from €74-€115 or €2.11-€2.74/kg:

  • 42kg, €115, €2.74/kg;
  • 34kg – €105 – €2.44/kg;
  • 45kg – €108 – €2.40/kg;
  • 35kg – €80 – €2.29/kg;
  • 37.5kg – €85 – €2.27/kg.
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