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Home Farming News VIDEO: Cow and calf pairing makes over €5,500
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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VIDEO: Cow and calf pairing makes over €5,500

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A top call of £5,000 (approximately €5,520) was recorded for a cow-heifer and calf pairing at a beef breeding sale held at Caledonian Marts Ltd over the weekend.

The sale attracted over 230 lots, which included heifer calves with future breeding potential and a special reduction sale.

The sale-topper came in the form of a Limousin cow-heifer with a Limousin calf at foot.

Other notable prices

Cows and calves averaged £1560 including the reduction with cows and calves selling to £2600 for a 7-year-old British Blue with a Limousin calf at foot.

In-calf heifers averaged £1487 including the reduction and sold to £2,800 for a British Blue scanned in-calf.

In-calf cows averaged £1287 including the reduction and sold to £1700, again for a Limousin.

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Heifer calves with future breeding potential averaged £702 selling to £870 for a pen of Shorthorns.

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