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Up to €4.98/kg for weanlings at Headford

There was an “exceptional” trade at Headford Mart on Saturday (September 12th), according to a spokesperson.

A special weanling show and sale, which was held in conjunction with the general cattle sale, recorded prices of up to €4.98/kg.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.18 to €2.73 per kg or €120 to €900 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a LMX – 540kg – €1440 – €2.67/kg or top price per kg – a CHX – 400kg – €1090 – €2.73/kg.
  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.43 to €2.85 per kg or €150 to €795 over the kg – Top price over kg – a LMX – 575kg – €1370 – €2.38/kg and top price per kg – a CHX – 270kg – €770 – €2.85/kg.
  • Weanling heifers climbed from €1.74 to €5.00 per kg or €200 to €1095 over the kg – Top price over the kg and per kg – a LMX – 275kg – €1370 – €4.98/kg (a second-prize winner).
  • Weanling bulls pushed from €1.62 to €3.40 per kg or €180 to €930 over the kg – Top price over the kg – a BBX – 470kg – €1400 – €2.98/kg (a first prize-winner) and top price per kg – a CHX – 200kg – €680 – €3.40/kg (2nd prize). 
  • Cull cows made from €540 to €1640 for a 3-year-old LMX, weighing 790kg.

Sheep: 

Lambs ranged from €57 up to €140 or €1.77 to €2.95 per kg, with prices for ewe lambs outlined below:

  • 50kg – €140- €2.80/kg;
  • 40kg – €116 – €2.90/kg;
  • 35kg – €99 – €2.83/kg;
  • 44kg – €124 – €2.82/kg;
  • 45.5kg – €120 – €2.64/kg.

Cull ewes made from €74 to €105, while breeders made from €105 to €152 and ewe hoggets clicked from €140 to €200.

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