€2,200 for suckler pair at Headford


A 4-year-old BBX cow with an April-born BBX bull calf at foot topped the sale.

€2,200 for suckler pair at Headford

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A 4-year-old BBX cow with an April-born BBX bull calf at foot topped the sale.

Some “outstanding” prices were recorded at Headford Mart on Saturday, July 25th, according to Joe Wynne, manager.

  • Bullocks ranged from €1.32 to €2.80 per kg or €100 to €910 over the kg - top price over the kg – a CHX - 590kg - €1500 - €2.54/kg and top price per kg – a LMX - 318kg - €890 - €2.80/kg.

  • Heifers went under the hammer from €1.49 to €2.67 per kg or €135 to €880 over the kg – top price per kg – a CHX - 710kg - €1590 - €2.24/kg and top price per kg – a LM - 345kg - €920 - €2.54/kg.

  • Weanling bulls climbed from €1.77 to €3.08 per kg or €335 to €565 over the kg – top price over the kg – a CHX - 295kg - €860 - €2.92/kg and top price per kg – a CHX - 240kg - €740 - €3.08/kg.

  • Cull cows made from €790 to €1540 for a 10-year-old CHX weighing 860kg.

  • Breeding bulls fetched up to €1770.

  • Cows with calf at foot clicked from €1500 to €2200 for 4-year-old BBX cow with an April-born BBX bull calf at foot.

Sheep:

Lambs ranged from €70 up to €120 or €2.05 to €2.69 per kg:

  • 32kg - €86 - €2.69/kg;

  • 36kg - €93 - €2.58/kg;

  • 33kg - €85 - €2.58/kg;

  • 39kg - €100 - €2.56/kg;

  • 45kg - €113 - €2.51/kg;

  • 37kg - €92 - €2.49/kg;

  • 38kg - €93 - €2.45/kg.

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