Headford mart opens with firm trade for all cattle


Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart said that there was a good trade all round for stock, with an entry of 140 cattle. Read the report here.

Headford mart opens with firm trade for all cattle

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Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart said that there was a good trade all round for stock, with an entry of 140 cattle. Read the report here.

Headford Mart swung open their gates for the first time in 2018 last Saturday.

Speaking to That’s Farming, Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart said:

“It was our first sale of 2018 and we had 140 cattle on offer. There was a good trade all round, with a great trade for cull cows. Heifers and Bullocks sold well and met with good demand.” Joe said.

Bullocks made from €232 to €770 over the kg or €1.68 to €2.38 per KG.

Top price over the weight, CHX, weighing 560kg, making €1330.

Store Heifers made from €290 to €825 over the kg or €1.90 to €2.65/kg.

Two heifers made the top price over the weight.

LMX 545kgs €1370.

CHX 575kg €1400.

Weanling heifers made from €355 to €565 over the kg or €2.29 to €2.70/kg.

Top price with the weight BBX, weighing 375kg making €940.

Weanling bulls made from €345 to €695 over the kg or €2.00 to €2.86 per KG. Top price over the weight Chx, weighing 475kgs making €1170.

Cull cows made from €510 to €1480.

Sucklers cows made up to €1240.

Sheep: Lambs made from €85 to €112.

12 lambs 52kg €112

12 lambs 48kg €110

9 lambs 47kg €103

Cull ewes made up to €115.

Next Sat 13th Jan Special sale for continental bullocks, heifers and weanlings. Also a special entry of 40 suckler cows. Cattle Sale 11:00AM.

Wanted Angus & Hereford Bullocks and Heifers for feedlot. Can be bought by weight. Contact 093-35572 for more details. Sheep Sale 10:00AM

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