Feedlot buyers active for store bullocks & heifers at Headford Mart


Joe Wynne told That’s Farming that there was a good trade for all categories, with notable demand for heavy Charolais and Limousin bulls weanlings weighing 370-450kg.

Feedlot buyers active for store bullocks & heifers at Headford Mart

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Joe Wynne told That’s Farming that there was a good trade for all categories, with notable demand for heavy Charolais and Limousin bulls weanlings weighing 370-450kg.

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

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

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

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

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

Cows

Cull cows made from €620 to €1370. Suckler cows prices ranged from €650 to €1460.

Sheep

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.

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