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Champion bull sells for €1,110 over at Headford

There was an “outstanding” trade at Headford Mart’s autumn cattle show and sale on Saturday (September 19th), according to Joe Wynne.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.61 to €2.73 per kg or €215 to €1110 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a LMX – 840kg – €1950 – €2.32/kg (champion bullock) and top price per kg – 2 CHX – 425kg – €1160 – €2.73/kg.
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.63 to €2.63 per kg or €263 to €1020 over the kg – Top price over kg – a LMX – 680kg – €1700 – €2.50/kg (champion heifer) and top price per kg – a LMX – 460kg – €1210 – €2.63/kg.
  • Weanling heifers made from €1.64 to €3.20 per kg or €165 to €695 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a LMX – 355kg – €1050 – €2.96/kg and top price per kg – a CHX – 200kg, €640 – €3.20/kg.
  • Weanling bulls climbed from €1.80 to €3.30 per kg or €265 to €735 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a CHX – 325kg – €1060 – €3.26/kg and top price per kg – CHX – 270kg – €890 – €3.30/kg. 
  • Cull cows fetched from €550 to €1600 for a 5-year-old LMX, weighing 810kg.
  • Suckler pairs peaked at €1,650, while a 3-year-old AA bull topped out at €1,330.

Sheep:  

Lambs ranged from €40 up to €135 or €1.88 to €3.28/kg, with ewe lambs prices outlined below:

  • 51kg – €135 – €2.65/kg;
  • 40kg – €131 – €3.28/kg;
  • 42kg – €129 – €3.07/kg;
  • 40kg – €115 – €2.88/kg;
  • 39kg – €112 – €2.87/kg;
  • 44kg – €126 – €2.86/kg.

Cull ewes climbed from €80 to €150, while breeders made from €110 to €155 and ewe hoggets fetched from €100 to €200.

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