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A day of mourning at Headford Mart

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Headford Mart opened up to a limited numbers of ringside buyers on Saturday, 13th June, according to a mart spokesperson.

It was a day of mourning at the ringside for Auctioneer Pat Dermody, who sadly lost his life in a farm accident. Auctioneer Pat Burke opened the sale with a moving tribute to the mart’s 2 late Auctioneers, Pat Devane and Pat Dermody.

“The management and staff of Headford Co-Op Mart Wish to extend our sincere condolences to both families, friends and colleagues at this time. It is certainly a hard blow to the West of Ireland livestock industry with the passing of 2 great auctioneers in such a short time frame. May you both rest in peace.”

Bullocks ranged from €1.41 to €2.87 per kg or €160 to €795 over the kg. Top price over the kg: CHX – 695kg – €1490 – €2.14/kg and top price per kg – LMX – 390kg – €1120 – €2.87/kg.

Store heifers ranged from €1.87 to €3.00 per kg or €345 to €975 over the kg. Top price over the kg: LMX – 765kg – €1740 – €2.27/kg and top price per kg – LMX – 230kg – €690 – €3.00/kg.

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Weanling heifers ranged from €1.81 to €2.72 per kg or €235 to €600 over the kg. Top price over the kg and per kg: LMX – 360kg – €980 – €2.72/kg.

Weanling bulls ranged from €1.85 to €2.83 per kg or €225 to €515 over the kg. Top price over the kg – CHX – 355kg – €870 – €2.45/kg and top price per kg – CH – 265kg – €750 – €2.83/kg.

Cull Cows ranged from €610 up to €1570 for an 8-year-old CHX weighing 905kg.

Cows with calf at foot sold from €800 up to €1480 for a 6-year-old LMX cow with a January born AAX bull calf at foot.

Spring Lamb’s ranged from €90 up to €125 or €2.37 to €2.62 per kg.

Bullocks:

  • AA – 365kg – €800 – €2.19/kg;
  • CHX – 275kg – €740 – €2.69/kg;
  • LMX – 325kg – €890 – €2.74/kg;
  • SAX – 440kg – €1,040 – 2.36/kg;
  • SIX – 530kg – €1170 – €2.21/kg;
  • BBX – 455kg – €880 – €1.93/kg;
  • CHX – 350kg – €910 – €2.60/kg.

Store heifers:

  • BBX – 325kg – €930 – €2.86;
  • CHX – 270kg – €820 – €2.98/kg;
  • LMX – 230kg – €690 – €3.00/kg;
  • 3 SIX – 365kg – €960/head – €2.63/kg;
  • LMX – 375kg – €1020 – €2.71/kg;
  • LMX – 330kg – €830 – €2.52/kg;
  • AAX – 455kg – €940 – €2.07/kg.

Weanling heifers:

  • BBX – 265kg – €600 – €2.26/kg;
  • LMX – 310kg – €840 – €2.71/kg;
  • CHX – 300kg – €650 – €2.17/kg;
  • LMX – 360kg – €980 – €2.72;
  • LMX – 335kg – €840 – €2.51.

Weanling bulls:

  • AAX – 325kg – €600 – €1.85/kg;
  • CHX – 270kg – €700 – €2.59/kg;
  • LMX – 310kg – €750 – €2.42/kg;
  • CHX – 340kg – €720 – €2.12/kg;
  • CH – 265kg – €750 – €2.83/kg.

Cull cows:

  • LMX – 705kg – €1480 – €2.10/kg;
  • AAX – 785kg – €1360 – €1.73/kg;
  • BBX – 605kg – €1170 – €1.93/kg;
  • HEX – 715kg – €1140 – €1.95/kg;
  • CHX – 770kg – €1360 – €1.77/kg;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1410 – €2.04/kg.

Lambs:

  • 42kg – €110 – €2.62/kg.
  • 43kg – €110 – €2.56/kg.
  • 49kg – €125 – €2.55/kg.
  • 47kg – €118 – €2.51/kg.
  • 37kg – €93 – €2.51/kg.
  • 36kg – €90 – €2.50/kg.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes made up to €90;
  • Ewes with lambs at foot fetched up to €270.
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