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VIDEO: Bullocks reach €1,700 at Headford

Joe Wynne reported another large turnout of cattle and sheep with over 1,000 lambs on offer and 600 hoggets at Headford Mart on Saturday (August 29th).

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.05 to €2.64 per kg or €240 to €900 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a CHX – 800kg- €1700 – €2.13/kg and top price per kg – pair of LMX – 330kg – €870 – €2.64/kg.
  • Store heifers went under the hammer from €1.50 to €2.64 per kg or €150 to €750 over the kg – Top price over kg – a LMX – 670kg – €1420 – €2.12/kg and SAX – 730kg – €1480 – €2.03/kg and top price per kg – pair of CHX – 455kg – €1200 – €2.64/kg.
  • Weanling heifers climbed from €1.97 to €2.51 per kg or €308 to €535 over the kg – Top price over the kg and per kg – a LMX – 355kg – €890 – €2.51/kg
  • Weanling bulls fetched from €1.71 to €3.33 per kg or €275 to €590 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a BBX – 350kg – €940 – €2.69/kg and top price per the kg – a CHX – 225kg – €750 – €3.33/kg.  
  • Cull cows sold from €790 to €1750 for a 13-year-old CHX, weighing 715kg.

Sheep:

Lambs clicked from €58 up to €150 or €1.83 to €3.10 per kg with ewe lamb prices provided below:

  • 49kg – €150 – €3.06/kg;
  • 40kg – €124 – €3.10/kg;
  • 48kg – €145 – €3.02/kg;
  • 53kg – €147 – €2.77/kg;
  • 45kg – €134 – €2.98/kg.

Other categories 

  • Cull ewes made from €55 to €100, breeders clicked from €100 to €172 and ewe hoggets made from €120 to €200.
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