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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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Suckler pairs to €1,700 at Headford Mart

Headford Mart report – cattle and sheep prices – 22-05-2021

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.63 to €2.93 per kg or €220 to €930 over the kg at Headford Mart on 22-05-2021. Top price over the kg – HEX – 760kg – €1690 – €2.22/kg (lot 6A). Top price per kg pair – a LM – 290kg – €850 – €2.93/kg (lot 8J).
  • Heiferswent under the hammer from €1.74 to €3.52 per kg or €305 to €935 over the kg. Top price over kg – a LMX – 515kg – €1450 – €2.82/kg (lot 23J). Top price per kg – a LMX – 270kg – €950 – €3.52/kg (lot 20A).
  • Weanling heifers made from €1.97 to €4.12 per kg or €265 to €765 over the kg. Top price over the kg and per kg – an AUX – 245kg – €1010 – €4.12/kg (lot 28C).
  • Weanling bulls clicked from €1.64 to €3.03 per kg or €205 to €710 over the kg. Top price over the kg pair – a LMX – 370kg – €1080 – €2.92/kg, (Lot 36T). Top price per kg – AAX – 195kg – €590 – €3.03/kg (lot 37D).
  • Cull cows fetched from €440 to €1,890 for a 5-year-old, Simmental, 860kg;
  • Cow and calf pairings/in-calf cows varied from €1300 to €1700 for a 6-year-old CHX cow with an April-2021 LMX heifer calf at foot.

Headford Mart 22-05-2021: Sheep:

  • Culls/breedersranged from €54 to €166;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot fetched up to €200.
  • Lambs ranged from €114 to €170 or €2.33 to €3.74 per kg.
    • 48kg – €170 – €3.54/kg;
    • 39kg – €146 – €3.74/kg;
    • 41kg – €152 – €3.71/kg;
    • 5kg – €155 – €3.65/kg;
    • 44kg – €160 – €3.64/kg;
    • 34kg – €120 – €3.53/kg;
    • 33kg – €114 – €3.45/kg;
    • 38kg – €130 – €3.42/kg.
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.
  • Upcoming sale: Saturday, May 29th, 2021 – Special sale for continental bullocks, heifers and weanlings large numbers required for local, midland and northern buyers.
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