250 cattle passed through the ring of Headford Mart on Saturday, which was a similar entry number to the previous week.
Speaking to That’s Farming, Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart said:
“There was a good trade all round for cattle on Saturday. Agents for feedlots were in attendance to purchase store bullocks and heifers. There was a steady trade for the cull cows also. There was a great clearance for heavy Charolais and Limousin bull weanlings ranging from 370-450kg.” Joe told Catherina of That’s Farming.
Bullocks made from €300 to €970 over the kg or €1.66 to €2.74 per KG.
The top price over the weight was paid for a pair of LMX bullocks 720kg, which made €1,690.
- AAX 580KG €1230
- BBX 530KG €1200
- CHX 795KG €1660
- HEX 490KG €1010
- LMX 490KG €1290
- SIX 638KG €1490
Store Heifers made from €305 to €870 over the kg or €1.74 to €2.56 per KG.
Top price over the weight a pair of Chx heifers, weighing 730kgs making €1600.
- AAX 600KG €1260
- BBX 620kg €1420
- CHX 558kg €1320
- LMX 558kg €1320
Weanling heifers made from €380 to €650 over the kg or €2.19 to €2.75 per KG.
Top price with the weight CHX, weighing 500kg making €1150.
- AAX 360KG €860
- CHX 305KG €840
- LM 330KG €890
- LMX 330KG €880
Weanling bulls made from €340 to €630 over the kg or €2.21 to €2.93 per KG.
Top price over the weight BAX, weighing 360kgs making €990.
- CH 340KG €920
- CHX 373KG €1000
- LMX 378KG €990
- SIX 440KG €980
Cull cows made from €620 to €1370. Suckler cows prices ranged from €650 to €1460.
Lambs made from €72 to €117 or €1.89 to €2.13 per KG
- 10 lambs 55kg €117
- 10 lambs 52kg €111
- 3 lambs 41.5kg €82
- Cull ewes made from €66 up to €106.
Next Sat 27th Jan, there will be a special sale for continental bullocks, heifers and weanlings.
Wanted Angus & Hereford Bullocks and Heifers for a feedlot. Can be bought by weight. Contact 093-35572 for more details. Sheep Sale 10:00 AM.