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Prices ‘more variable’ in Headford with highs of €2,150

Farming News/Mart Reports – Headford Mart – Cattle Prices – 15-07-2023

According to a spokesperson, “prices were more variable than the previous week” at Headford Mart’s latest cattle sale, which took place on Saturday, July 15th, 2023.

Bullocks reached €2,150, while heifers topped at €1,700, weanling bulls changed hands for up to €1,140 and cull cows peaked at €1,400.

Bullock prices:

  • LMX – 595 kg – €1720 or €2.89/kg;
  • CHX – 703kg – €2150 or €3.06/kg;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1400 or €3.01/kg;
  • AAX – 500 kg – €1320 or €2.64/kg;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1330 or €2.66/kg;
  • LMX – 440 kg – €1240 or €2.82/kg;
  • CHX – 615 kg – €1660 or €2.70/kg.

Heifer prices:

  • LMX – 600kg – € 1700 or €2.83/kg;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1320 or €3.00/kg;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1180 or €2.51/kg;
  • CHX – 555kg – €1550 or €2.79/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • PTX – 425 kg – €1140 or €2.68/kg;
  • CHX – 295 kg – €910 or €3.08/kg;
  • CHX – 300 kg – €910 or €3.03/kg.

Cull cow prices:

  • LMX – 620 kg – €1400 or 2.26 kg;
  • BBX – 635 kg – €1100 or €1.73/kg;
  • AAX – 595 kg – €1340 or €2.25/kg.

Previous week’s cattle prices

According to a spokesperson for Headford Mart, bullocks reached €2,300, while heifers soared to €1,500, and cows climbed to €2,080 at Headford Co-operative Livestock Mart on Saturday, July 8th, 2023.

Bullock prices:

  • CHX – 800 kg – €2300 or €2.88/kg;
  • CHX – 745 kg – €2150 or €2.89/kg;
  • AAX – 725 kg – €2080 or €2.87/kg;
  • AAX – 560 kg – €1570 or €2.80/kg;
  • LMX – 540 kg – €1450 or €2.69/kg;
  • CHX – 390 kg – €1230 or €3.15/kg;
  • SIX – 425 kg – €1240 or €2.92/kg;
  • CHX – 400 kg – €1310 or €3.28/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • BBX – 495 kg – €1700 or €3.43/kg;
  • BBX – 470 kg – €1600 or €3.40/kg;
  • CHX – 290 kg – €980 or €3.38/kg;
  • AAX – 530 kg – €1350 or €2.55/kg.

Heifer prices:

  • CHX – 595kg – €1500 or €2.52/kg;
  • LMX – 425kg – €1250 or €2.94/kg;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1400 or €2.83/kg;
  • AAX – 398kg – €1120 or €2.81/kg;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1080 or €2.70/kg.

Cull cows:

  • CHX – 545 kg – €940 or €1.72/kg.
  • LMX – 595 kg – €1670 or €2.81/kg;
  • BBX – 675 kg – €1480 or €2.19/kg;
  • LMX – 810 kg – €2080 or €2.57/kg.

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).
  • Note: Weanling sale every Friday evening until mid-November. Booking is highly advisable for Friday and Saturday sales.
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