Bullocks make from €100-€800 over at Headford


Weanling heifers sold from €1.85-€2.63/kg, while weanling bulls ranged from €1.56-€3.09/kg.

Bullocks make from €100-€800 over at Headford

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Weanling heifers sold from €1.85-€2.63/kg, while weanling bulls ranged from €1.56-€3.09/kg.

Bullocks ranged from €100 to €800 over the kg or €1.22 to €2.32/kg at Headford Mart on Saturday (September 14th). Top price over the weight – a pair of CHX – 800kg – €1600 – €2.00/kg and top price per kg - X3 CHX – 500kg – €1160 – €2.32/kg.

Heifers made from €190 to €628 over the kg or €1.53 to €2.30/kg. Top price over the kg — a pair of CHX — 482kg, — €1110 — €2.30/kg and top Price per kg — a CHX —460kg — €1060 — €2.30/kg.

Weanling heifers climbed from €175 to €525 over kg or €1.85 to €2.63/kg. Top Price over the kg — a LMX 325kg — €850 — €2.62/kg and top price over kg — a CHX — 300kg — €790, — €2.63/kg.

Weanling bulls traded from €225 to €590 over the kg or €1.56 to €3.09/kg. Top price over the kg — a LMX —370kg — €960 — €2.59/kg and top Price per kg — a pair of LMX — 275kg — €850 — €3.09/kg.

Suckler pairings peaked at €2,300 — a price that was paid for a cow with twin calves at foot, while cull cows ranged from €845 to €1170.

Prize winners from show & sale:

Limousin weanling heifers:

  • 1st — Sean Moran, Glencorrib, Shrule, Co. Mayo – a LMX — 325kg — €850 – €2.62/kg;

  • 2nd — David Nally, Myrehill, Caherlistrane, Co. Galway –a LMX — 340kg — €840 — €2.47/kg.

Limousin weanling bulls:

  • 1st & 2nd — Paddy Creaven, Clydagh, Headford, Co. Galway - a LMX — 425kg — €950 — €2.24/kg and a LMX — 450kg — €960 — €2.13kg/kg.

Belgian Blue weanling bulls:

  • 1st – Jacinta Greaney, Carnmore, Oranmore, Co. Galway — a BBX — 300kg — €880 — €2.93/kg.

Sheep:

Lambs ranged from €30 up to €131 or €1.33 to €2.56/kg.

Ewe lambs:

  • 52kg — €131 — €2.52/kg;

  • 39kg — €100 — €2.56/kg;

  • 45kg — €108 — €2.40/kg;

  • 44kg — €100 — €2.27/kg;

  • 41kg — €91 — €2.22/kg.

Store lambs:

  • 38kg — €90 — €2.37/kg;

  • 44kg — €96 — €2.18/kg;

  • 49kg — €104 — €2.12/kg.

Cull ewes/breeders clicked from €55 up to €107, while ewe hoggets went under the hammer from €113 to €190.

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