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Catherina Cunnane
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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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‘Firm trade across the board’ at Headford

Headford Mart report – cattle and sheep prices – 12-06-2021

According to a spokesperson, a similar-sized entry went under the hammer at Headford Mart on Saturday, June 12th, 2021. They reported a “firm trade across the board”.

Headford Mart 12-06-2021: 
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.78 to €3.06 per kg or €280 to €945 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 725kg – €1670 – €2.30/kg (lot 6X). LMX – 635kg – €1580 – €2.49/kg (lot 4). Top price per kg – 4 CHX – 304kg – €930 – €3.06/kg – (lot 10B).
  • Heifers made from €1.90 to €2.74 per kg or €150 to €1140 over the kg. Top price over kg – a LMX Lmx, 700kg, €1840, €2.63/kg (lot 16C).  Top price per kg, Lmx, 325kg, €890, €2.74/kg (lot 18B) and Six, 325kg, €890, €2.74/kg (lot 19A).
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €1.89 to €2.63 per kg or €245 to €670 over the kg. Top price over the kg – BBX – 410kg – €1080 – €2.63/kg, (Lot 26A).
  • Cull cows climbed from €1.54 to €2.46/kg or €950 to €1650 for 2-year-old CHX, 685kg;
  • Cow and calf pairings/in-calf cows fetched from €810 to €2100 for 6-year-old AAX with April LMX heifer calf at foot.

Cattle prices 05-06-2021:

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.35 to €2.99 per kg or €130 to €985 over the kg at Headford Marton Saturday, June 5th, 2021;
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.27 to €2.92 per kg or €90 to €920 over the kg;
  • Weanling bulls made from €1.84 to €2.38 per kg or €365 to €650 over;
  • Cull cows pushed from €840 to €1,980;
  • Cow and calf pairings/in-calf cows changed hands from €1290 to €1830.
Headford Mart 12-06-2021:
  • Culls/breeders made from €104 to €179;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot sold from €190 up to €244 for ewes with couples at foot.
Lambs/hoggets ranged from €70 to €158 or €1.91 to €3.38 per kg.
  • 50kg – €158 – €3.16/kg;
  • 37kg – €125 – €3.38/kg;
  • 44kg – €145 – €3.30/kg;
  • 44kg – €142 – €3.23/kg;
  • 47kg – €150 – €3.19/kg;
  • 41.5kg – €132 – €3.18/kg;
  • 56kg – €145 – €2.59/kg.
Sheep prices the previous week:
  • Culls/breeders sold from €124 to €130;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot peaked at €213.
  • Lambs/hoggets went under the hammer from €89 to €160 or €2.18 to €3.46 per kg.
 Further information
  • Address: Headford Co-Op Mart LTD, Balrickard, Headford, Co. Galway, Eircode: H91K7TH
  • Contact details: 093-35572 or 093-35551 or see here.
  • 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.
  • Upcoming sale: Saturday, June 19th 2021: A special sale of continental bullocks, heifers and weanlings.
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