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Catherina Cunnane
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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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VIDEO: Weanling heifer sells for €2,350

Weanling heifers reached £2,100 (approximately €2,350) at Markethill Mart on Saturday, November 7th.

The four-figure sum was forked out for a Limousin-cross weighing 282kg.

A mart spokesperson reported that “another fantastic entry today sold in a flying trade”.

200 heifers sold to £1445 for 578kg LIM. The highlight of the heifer ring was an entry of 12 LIM heifers averaging 238ppk across the entry.

  • £1445 – 578kg – 250ppk – LM;
  • £1535 – 620kg – 247ppk – LM;
  • £1715 – 700kg – 245ppk – LM;
  • £1445 – 594kg – 243ppk – LM;
  • £1495 – 618kg – 241ppk – LM;
  • £1485 – 616kg – 241ppk – CH.
 160 bullocks sold in a “very firm trade”:
  • £1135 – 434kg – 261ppk – AA;
  • £1435 – 600kg – 239ppk – LIM;
  • £1225 – 516kg – 237ppk – AA;
  • £1235 – 524kg – 235ppk – AA;
  • £1235 – 526kg – 234ppk – LIM;
  • £1175 – 502kg – 234ppk – LIM.

230 weanlings sold in an “exceptional trade”:

Heifer weanlings 
  • £2100 282kg 744ppk LIM
  • £1260 282kg 446ppk CH
  • £520 160kg 325ppk BB
  • £1200 376kg 319ppk CH
Bull weanlings
  • £600 – 190kg – 315ppk – CH;
  • £690 – 224kg – 308ppk – LIM;
  • £770 – 254kg – 303ppk – LIM;
  • £820 – 272kg – 301ppk – CH.
Sucklers

A top-quality entry in the suckler ring sold to £2800 for a LM springer.

Other springers sold to £2700, £2560, £2100, £2100, £2100, £2020.

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