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Small entry at Headford due to Storm Jorge

There was a small entry of cattle at Headford Mart on Saturday, February 29th, due to Storm Jorge, according to Joe Wynne.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.60-€2.41/kg or €250-€860 over the kg – Top price over the kg and per kg – a CHX – 610kg – €1470 – €2.41/kg.
  • Heifers clicked from €2.04-€2.06/kg or €510-€575 over the kg – Top price over the kg and per kg – a LMX – 545kg – €1120 – €2.06/kg.
  • Weanling heifers sold from €2.10-€2.67/kg or €265 to €500 over the kg – Top price over the kg and per kg – a CHX – 300kg – €800 – €2.67/kg.
  • Weanling bulls went under the hammer from €1.84-€3.02/kg or €290-€535 over the kg – Top price over the kg and per kg – a LMX – 265kg –  €800 – €3.02/kg.
  • Cull cows clicked from €700 to €1130 for a 5-year-old LMX, weighing 725kg.

Sheep:

Hoggets made from €110 up to €130 or €2.44 to €2.65/kg;

  • 45kg – €110 – €2.44/kg;
  • 48kg – €125 – €2.60/kg;
  • 49kg – €130 – €2.65/kg.

In-lamb ewes traded from €85 up to €146 for a second-crop, while cull ewes peaked at €125.

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