Over 240 cattle went under the hammer in Headford for the second sale of the year.
Speaking to That’s Farming, Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart said:
“There was a big interest in suckler cows on the day, due to a special clearance sale. There was a big demand for all stock in general, particularly good quality bullocks.”
Top price over the weight was a LMX, weighing 655kg at €1590.
AAX 600kg €1330
BBX 502kg €1100
CHX 585kg €1300
HEX 610kg €1230
SIX 540kg €1260
Store Heifers made from €350 to €790 over the kg or €1.69 to €2.65/kg.
Top price over the weight was a CHX, weighing 610kgs at €1400.
AAX 665kg €1250
BBX 560kg €1260
LM 495kg €1240
SIX 535kg €1180
Weanling heifers made from €95 to €565 over the kg or €1.35 to €2.94/kg.
Top price with the weight was a LMX, weighing 345kg which fetched €910.
AAX 350kg €730
CHX 415kg €920
SIX 260kg €680
Weanling bulls made from €245 to €805 over the kg or €1.79 to €3.19/kg.
Top price over the weight LMX, weighing 585kgs at €1390.
AAX 375kg €1010
CHX 315kg €970
LMX 440kg €1140
Cull cows made from €640 to €1360. Full clearance of 30 suckler cows; prices ranged from €930 to €1770. The sale topper was an 830kg LMX cow due to calf mid-February.
Lambs made from €70 to €115.
5 lambs 51kg €115
6 lambs 41kg €90
12 lambs 36kg €80
Cull ewes made from €70 up to €115.
Next Sat 20th Jan Special sale for continental bullocks, heifers and weanlings. Wanted Angus & Hereford Bullocks and Heifers for feedlot. Can be bought by weight. Contact 093-35572 for more details. Sheep Sale 10:00AM