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Weather has no impact on numbers or trade at Headford – Wynne

Weather warnings did not have an impact on the number of cattle presented for sale or trade at Headford Mart on Saturday, February 8th, according to Joe Wynne.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.58-€3.12/kg or €320 to €870 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a LM – 640kg – €1510 – €2.36/kg and top price per kg – a LMX – 295kg – €920 – €3.12/kg.
  • Heifers ranged from €1.68-€3.03/kg or €365-€885 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a CHX – 695kg – €1580 – €2.27/kg and top price per kg – a BBX – 350kg – €1060 -€3.03/kg.
  • Weanling heifers fetched from €2.04 to €3.83 per kg or €240 to €665 over the kg – Top price over the kg and per kg – a LMX – 1 – €900 – €3.83/kg.
  • Weanling bulls clicked from €1.53-€3.63/kg or €135 to €675 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a LMX – 345kg – €1,020 – €2.96/kg and top price per kg – a CHX – 245kg – €890 – €3.63/kg.
  • Cull cows went under the hammer from €720 to €1800 for a 4-year-old AAX, weighing 890kg.

Sheep:

Ewes with lambs at foot sold from €150 to €250, while lambs ranged from €73 up to €128.50 or €2.22 to €2.50/kg;

  • 51.5kg – €128.50 – €2.50/kg;
  • 40kg – €95 – €2.38/kg;
  • 54kg – €120 – €2.22/kg.
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