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€2,200 for suckler pair at Headford

Some “outstanding” prices were recorded at Headford Mart on Saturday, July 25th, according to Joe Wynne, manager.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.32 to €2.80 per kg or €100 to €910 over the kg – top price over the kg – a CHX – 590kg – €1500 – €2.54/kg and top price per kg – a LMX – 318kg – €890 – €2.80/kg.
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.49 to €2.67 per kg or €135 to €880 over the kg – top price per kg – a CHX – 710kg – €1590 – €2.24/kg and top price per kg – a LM – 345kg – €920 – €2.54/kg.
  • Weanling bulls climbed from €1.77 to €3.08 per kg or €335 to €565 over the kg – top price over the kg – a CHX – 295kg – €860 – €2.92/kg and top price per kg – a CHX – 240kg – €740 – €3.08/kg.
  • Cull cows made from €790 to €1540 for a 10-year-old CHX weighing 860kg.
  • Breeding bulls fetched up to €1770.
  • Cows with calf at foot clicked from €1500 to €2200 for 4-year-old BBX cow with an April-born BBX bull calf at foot.

Sheep:

Lambs ranged from €70 up to €120 or €2.05 to €2.69 per kg:

  • 32kg – €86 – €2.69/kg;
  • 36kg – €93 – €2.58/kg;
  • 33kg – €85 – €2.58/kg;
  • 39kg – €100 – €2.56/kg;
  • 45kg – €113 – €2.51/kg;
  • 37kg – €92 – €2.49/kg;
  • 38kg – €93 – €2.45/kg.
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