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Weanling heifers to €1,530 at Headford’s weanling show and sale

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Headford Mart report – weanling prices – 03-09-2021

Weanling heifers reached €1,530, while weanling bulls peaked at €1,440 at Headford Mart on Saturday, Friday, September 3rd, 2021.

A spokesperson for the mart reported an “excellent” trade at its Charolais weanling show and sale.

Weanling bulls:

1st – Martin Maloney, Kiloughter, Castlegar, Co. Mayo

2nd – Séan McDonagh, Ballinakillew, Headford, Co. Galway

Weanling heifers:

1st – John Walsh, Brodella, Shrule, Co. Mayo

2nd – Conor Burke, Beaghmore, Belclare, Co. Galway

Headford Mart prices 04-09-2021:

  • Weanling heifers went under the hammer from €2.36 to €4.03 per kg or €490 to €1,150 over the kg. Top prize per kg and over the kg was a first-prize winning CHX – 380kg – €1530 (lot 6T). 2nd prize – a pair of CHX – 332kg – €970 – €2.92 per kg (lot 6)
  • Weanling bulls changed hands from €2.07 to €4.11 per kg or €420 to €1090 over. Top price over the kg and per kg – a CH – 350kg – €1440 – €4.11/kg (lot 15B) ) – 2nd First-prize – Chx, 470kg, €1370, €2.91/kg (lot 12J).
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.45 to €2.78 per kg or €165 to €1165 over the kg. Top price over the kg, Chx, 715kg, €1880, €2.63/kg (lot 26). Top price per kg 3, Chx, 453kg, €1260, €2.78/kg, (lot 15).
  • Heiferspushed from €1.67 to €2.89 per kg or €25 to €990 over the kg. Top price over kg – a LMX –  680kg – €1670 – €2.46/kg (lot 37C). Top price per kg – a LM – 460kg – €1330 – €2.89/kg (lot 40C).
  • Cull cows traded from €750 to €1950 for a 6-year-old CH, 895kg (lot 50A).
  • In-calf heifers fetched from €1000 to €1900 (lot 56A) for a 3-year-old 5-star HEX heifer in-calf to AI Limousin bull
Sheep prices:
  • Culls traded from €70 to €158;
  • Breeders ranged from €95 to €166 for second-crop;
  • Hoggets made from €130 to €208.

Lambs ranged from €80 to €180 or €2.16 to €3.67 per kg

  • 49kg – €180 – €3.67/kg – (Lot S19);
  • 36.5kg – €128 – €3.51/kg – (Lot S20A);
  • 40kg – €135 – €3.38/kg – (Lot S20);
  • 40kg – €132 – €3.30/kg – (Lot S36A);
  • 52kg – €160 – €3.08/kg – (Lot S34);
  • 47kg – €145 – €3.09/kg – (Lot S34A);
  • 32kg – €101 – €3.16/kg – (Lot S11).
Mart reports

Cattle and sheep prices at the previous week’s sale.

Headford Mart 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.
  • Note: Weanling sale every Friday evening until mid-November. Booking is highly advisable for Friday and Saturday sales.
Covid-19 restrictions:

A spokesperson said:

“We are still under Covid restrictions and limited to ringside buyers. A reminder that children are not permitted on the premises during these restrictions. “

“All cattle presented in the mart must have two tags, and all sheep must have two tags the factory tag will not surpass. Thank you for your continued support.”

Mart reports:

You can read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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