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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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400-500kg bullocks ‘more favourable’ in Headford

Farming News/Mart Reports on That’s Farming – Cattle Prices – Headford Mart – 19-08-2023

A spokesperson for Headford Co-operative Livestock Mart reported a “steady trade for cattle overall” on Saturday, with “slightly” larger numbers on offer to the previous week.

They reported that 400kg to 500 kg bullocks were “more favourable at the ringside with buyers” at Saturday’s sale.

Previous week’s report on www.thatsfarming.com : Creaven clinches Christy O’Connor perpetual cup second year in a row

Heifers

  • LMX – 600 kg – € 640 or €2.73 kg;
  • LMX – 590 kg – €1600 or €2.71 kg;
  • CHX – 500 kg – €1290 or €2.41 kg;#
  • SAX – 423 kg – €1240 or €2.93 kg;
  • LMX – 420 kg – €1290 or €3.07 kg;
  • LMX – 355 kg – €1120 or €3.15 kg;
  • CHX – 455 kg – €1240 or €2.73 kg;
  • LMX – 480 kg – €1280 or €2.67 kg.

Bullocks:

  • CHX – 610 kg – €1680 or €2.75 kg;
  • LMX – 670 kg – €1850 or €2.76 kg;
  • CHX – 610 kg – €1850 or €3.03 kg;
  • LMX – 610kg – €1830 or €3.00 kg;
  • AAX – 565 kg – €1410 or €2.50 kg;
  • LMX – 570 kg – €1660 or €2.94 kg;
  • BBX – 500 kg – €1360 or €2.72 kg;
  • SHX – 580 kg – €1440 or €2.48 kg;
  • LMX – 510 kg – €1640 or €3.22 kg;
  • LMX – 400 kg – €1390 or €3.48 kg.

Cull cows:

  • LMX – 720 kg – € 1460;
  • SAX – 540 kg – € 1130;
    SIX – 620 kg – € 1350;
  • CHX – 800 kg – € 1800.

Weanling bulls:

  • LMX – 365 kg – €1130 or €3.09 kg;
  • CHX – 500 kg – €1420 or €2.84 kg;
  • BBX – 500 kg – €1380 or €2.76 kg;
  • LMX – 310 kg – €1110 or €3.58 kg.

Sheep

Store/factory lambs

  • 41 kg making €121 per head or 2.95 kg;
  • 36 kg making €92 per head or 2.56 kg;
  • 40 kg making €112 per head or 2.80 kg;
  • 39 kg making €90 per head or 2.31 kg;
  • 45 kg making €131 per head or 2.91 kg.

Other categories:

  • Breeding ewes – €90 to €220 per head
  • Breeding ewe hoggets – prices from €160 up to €226 per head.
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