Trade remains strong in Headford Mart


Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart told That’s Farming that good quality bullocks and sucklers sold particularly well.

Trade remains strong in Headford Mart

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Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart told That’s Farming that good quality bullocks and sucklers sold particularly well.

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.”

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

Other prices:

530kg €1,240

420kg €1,100

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

Heifers

600kg €1,400

550kg €1,300

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

360kg €1000

450kg €1,120

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.

Sheep

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

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