Champion Bullock sells for €1,790 at Headford


Headford Mart’s Store Cattle Spring Show and Sale attracted a “great turnout” with a 90% clearance recorded, according to Joe Wynne – Manager.

Champion Bullock sells for €1,790 at Headford

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Headford Mart’s Store Cattle Spring Show and Sale attracted a “great turnout” with a 90% clearance recorded, according to Joe Wynne – Manager.

Headford Mart’s Store Cattle Spring Show and Sale attracted a “great turnout” with a 90% clearance recorded, according to Joe Wynne – Manager.

Bullocks ranged from €285 to €975 over the kg or €1.59 to €2.80 per KG. Top price over the weight went to the Overall Champion of the Show – CHX - 815kg - €1790 - €2.20/kg and top price per kg – a CHX - 450kg - €1260 - €2.80/kg.

  • 1 SAX – 640kg - €1,440;

  • 1 AAX – 495kg - €960;

  • 1 LMX – 575kg - €1,350;

  • 1 LMX – 450kg - €950;

  • 1 BAX – 580kg - €1,310;

  • 1 CHX – 700kg - €1,520;

  • 1 AAX – 490kg - €1,080;

  • 1 LMX – 615kg - €1,300;

  • 1 HEX – 320kg - €700;

  • 1 SI – 590kg - €1,290;

  • 1 LMX – 320kg - €850;

  • 1 AAX – 305kg - €690;

  • 1 HEX – 315kg - €670.

Heifers made from €255 to €885 over the kg or €1.63 to €2.74 per KG. Top price over the kg – a LMX - 565kg - €1450 - €2.57 per kg and top price per kg – a CHX - 290kg - €795 - €2.74/ kg.

  • 1 LMX – 455kg - €940;

  • 1 LMX – 540kg - €1,100;

  • 1 AUX – 585kg - €1,230;

  • 1 LMX – 605kg - €1,480;

  • 1 LMX – 450kg - €960;

  • 1 CHX – 595kg - €1,270;

  • 1 HEX – 680kg - €1110;

  • 1 FRX – 375kg - €770;

  • 1 CHX – 555kg - €1,150;

  • 2 AAX – 620kg - €1,200;

  • 1 BBX – 595kg - €1,390;

  • 1 LMX – 605kg - €1,480.

Weanling Heifers made from €315 to €530 over the kg or €2.06 to €3.13/kg. Top price over Kg – a CHX - 250kg - €780 - €3.12/kg and top price per kg – a CHX - 230kg - €720 - €3.13/kg.

  • 1 CHX – 290kg - €795;

  • 2 HEX – 448kg - €700;

  • 1 AAX – 320kg - €750;

  • 1 SIX – 290kg - €800;

  • 1 BBX – 285kg - €805;

  • 1 CHX – 300kg - €670;

  • 1 LMX – 230kg - €685;

  • 1 LMX – 235kg - €170;

  • 1 HEX – 285kg - €540.

Weanling bulls made from €170 to €775 over the kg or €1.52 to €3.02 per KG. Top price over the weight – a LMX - 585kg - €1360 - €2.32 per kg and top price per kg – a LMX - 275kgs - €830 - €3.02/kg.

  • 1 SHX – 340kg - €800;

  • 1 SH – 375kg - €780;

  • 2 FR – 330kg - €500;

  • 1 CHX – 425kg - €960;

  • 1 LMX – 340kg - €955;

  • 1 AAX – 290kg - €500;

  • 1 LMX – 470kg - €1,000;

  • 1 BBX – 355kg - €700;

  • 1 AAX – 385kg - €745;

  • 1 CHX – 420kg - €955.

Cull Cows made from €840 to €1120

  • 1 AAX – 735kg - €1,120;

  • 1 AAX – 690kg - €930;

  • 1 LMX – 700kg - €940;

  • 1 HEX – 660kg - €840.

In-calve Entries:

  • PB SH 7-months in-calf to LM Bull - €600;

  • AAX 7-and-a-half-months in-calve to an AA bull - €730;

  • 1 AAX 8-months in-calf to an AA bull - €730.

Sheep

Hoggets made up to €126 or €2.21 to €2.33 per KG, while cull ewes ranged from €74 to €95.

  • 54kg - €126 - €2.33 per kg;

  • 56kg - €124 - €2.21 per kg.

Prize Winners:

Champion of the Show- James Forde – Annaghwest, Corrandulla, Co. Galway. CHX - 815KG - €1790 - €2.20/kg

Pair of Bullocks:

1st – James Forde, Annaghwest, Corrandulla, Co. Galway. CHX - 778kg - €1690 - €2.17/kg;

2nd- John Kelly, Ballinfoyle, Castlegar, Galway. CHX - 660kg - €1420 - €2.15/kg- pictured below.

Heifers:

1st – Paul Connell, Cloonacauneen, Claregalway. LMX - 605kg - €1480 - €2.45/kg;

2nd – Des Roche – Emone, Belclare, Tuam, Co. Galway. CHX - 620kg - €1360 - €2.19/kg.

[Joe Wynne - Manager and Pat Burke - Auctioneer surprise Eithne Burke with a cake for a significant birthday]

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