A day of mourning at Headford Mart


Heifers made up to €3.00/kg.

A day of mourning at Headford Mart

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Heifers made up to €3.00/kg.

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.

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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