Headford Mart returns after 8-week closure


Bullocks made up to €3.32/kg in the online sale.

Headford Mart returns after 8-week closure

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Bullocks made up to €3.32/kg in the online sale.

After an 8-week closure due to COVID-19, Headford Mart returned to action with their first online auction on Saturday (May 23rd).

A mart spokesperson said their 1st sale was a huge success using the LSL Livestock Live system and that they will continue to trade this way for the foreseeable future.

Bullocks ranged from €1.19 to €3.32 per kg or €130 to €835 over the kg - Top price over the kg – LMX - 695kg - €1530 - €2.20/kg - and top price per kg – CHX - 265kg - €880 - €3.32/kg.

Store heifers ranged from €1.84 to €3.43 per kg or €315 to €735 over the kg. Top price over the kg - a CHX - 645kg - €1380 - €2.14/kg and top price per kg – a LM - 230kg - €790 - €3.43/kg.

Weanling heifers ranged from €1.95 to €2.91 per kg or €365 to €560 over the kg.

Top price over the kg – LMX - 300kg - €860 - €2.87/kg and top price per kg – LMX - 275kg - €800 - €2.91/kg.

Weanling bulls ranged from €1.68 to €3.17 per kg or €255 to €660 over the kg. Top price over the kg – CHX - 340kg - €1000 - €2.94/kg and top price per kg – LM - 230kg - €730 - €3.17/kg.

Cull cows ranged from €690 to €1430 for an 8-year-old CHX - 785kg.

Cows with calf at foot ranged from €1160 to €1530 for a 7-year-old CHX cow with LMX March ’20 heifer calf at foot.

Sheep:

Spring lambs ranged from €117 up to €126 or €2.86 to €3.00 per kg.

Sample prices:

  • 39kg - €117 - €3.00/kg;

  • 44kg - €126 - €2.86/kg;

  • 42kg - €120 - €2.86/kg.

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