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Catherina Cunnanehttps://www.thatsfarming.com/
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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Headford Mart holds its first cattle and sheep sale of 2021

Headford Mart held its first cattle and sheep sale of 2021 on Saturday, January 16th.

Headford Mart prices
  • Bullocks ranged from €1.54 to €2.46 per kg or €215 to €835 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 625kg – €1460 – €2.34/kg. Top price per kg – a CHX – 480kg – €1180 – €2.46/kg.
  • Heifers sold from €1.86 to €2.65 per kg or €240 to €695 over the kg. Top price over kg – a CHX – 485kg – €1180 – €2.43/kg. Top price per kg – a LMX – 245kg – €650 – €2.65/kg.
  • Weanling heifers fetched from €2.33 to €2.61 per kg or €365 to €520 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a BBX – 380kg – €900 – €2.37/kg. Top price per kg – a LMX – 295kg – €770 – €2.61/kg.
  • Weanling bulls climbed from €2.00 to €2.69 per kg or €355 to €600 over the kg. Top price over the kg – a LMX – 410kg – €1010 – €2.46/kg and top price per kg – a LMX – 320kg – €860 – €2.69/kg.
  • Cull cows clicked from €710 to €1580 a 7-year-old AAX, 850kg.
  • Sucklers reached €1575 for 2-year-old Lmx, due in February to a pedigree Limousin bull.
Headford Mart prices – Sheep

Lambs went under the hammer from €85 to €157 or €2.11 to €3.02 per kg.

  • 46kg – €139 – €3.02/kg;
  • 48kg – €143 – €2.98/kg;
  • 56kg – €157 – €2.80/kg;
  • 53kg – €148 – €2.79/kg;
  • 42kg – €114 – €2.71/kg.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes made from €80 to €130.
Upcoming sales: 

Headford Co-Operative Mart first opened for business on September 1st, 1974, selling sheep and cattle.

In 2000, the mart branched into the property market offering residential, commercial, and agricultural property sales.

Pre-booking essential and advisable for stock contact 093-35572 or 093-35551!

Cattle sale at 11:00 am with sheep sale at 10:00 am. Sales can be accessed online with LSL (Livestock Live).

A face covering must be worn on the mart premises.

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