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