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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 €1.92-€3.40/kg at Headford Mart

Headford Mart report – cattle and sheep prices – Saturday, February 6th, 2021

  • Bullocks fetched from €1.42 to €2.96 per kg or €150 to €965 over the kg at Headford Mart. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 885kg – €1,850 – €2.09/kg. Top price per kg – a CHX – 240kg – €710 – €2.96/kg.
  • Heifers made from €1.77 to €2.77 per kg or €410 to €760 over the kg. Top price over kg – 3 CHX – 800kg – €1,560 – €1.95/kg. Top price per kg – CHX – 282kg – €780 – €2.77/kg.
  • Weanling heifers went under the hammer from €2.10 to €3.40 per kg or €320 to €710 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a CH – 390kg – €1100 – €2.82/kg. Top price per kg – a SAX – 200kg – €680 – €3.40/kg.
  • Weanling bulls ranged from €1.92 to €3.20 per kg or €335 to €735 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a BAX – 355kg – €1090 – €3.07/kg. Top price per kg – a CHX – 200kg – €640 – €3.20/kg.
  • Cows clicked from €680 to €1,540 a 5-year-old LMX, weighing 840kg.

Cattle prices Headford Mart – Saturday, January 30th

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

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.68 to €2.42 per kg or €325 to €870 over the kg.
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.54 to €2.83 per kg or €270 to €880 over the kg.
  • Weanling heifers climbed from €2.08 to €3.08 per kg or €330 to €670 over the kg.
  • Weanling bulls fetched from €1.82 to €3.06 per kg or €245 to €678 over the kg.
  • Cull cows sold from €630 to €1,990
Sheep:

Lambs/hoggets traded from €101 to €149 or €2.64 to €2.91 per kg:

  • 56kg – €149 – €2.66/kg;
  • 35kg – €102 – €2.91/kg;
  • 38kg – €101 – €2.66/kg; (ewe lambs);
  • 53kg – €140 – €2.64/kg;
  • 50kg – €132 – €2.64/kg.
Other categories:
  • Breeders made from €159 to €171.
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. Read more on Headford mart.

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