Cattle improve by €20-30/head at Headford Mart


Joe Wynne told That’s Farming that there was an improved trade for cattle, with a 97% clearance. Sheep increased by €3-4/head.

Cattle improve by €20-30/head at Headford Mart

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Joe Wynne told That’s Farming that there was an improved trade for cattle, with a 97% clearance. Sheep increased by €3-4/head.

Headford Mart reported a firm trade with a 97% clearance rate for cattle on Saturday.

Speaking to That’s Farming, Joe Wynne, Manager of Headford Mart said:

“Cattle improved by €20-30/head. 340 cattle went under the hammer. Sheep also met with a good trade and they improved by €3-4/head.” Joe Wynne told Catherina Cunnane of That’s Farming.

Cattle

  • Bullocks made from €400 to €900 over the kg or €1.60 to €2.46 per KG.
  • Store Heifers made from €500 to €980 over the kg or €1.96 to €2.61 per KG.
  • Weanling heifers made from €400 to €900 over the kg or €2.00 to €3.04 per KG.
  • Weanling bulls made from €320 to €960 over the kg or €1.80 to €3.32 per KG.
  • Cull cows made from €600 to €1700. Sucklers made from €900 up to €1850.

Sheep

Lambs made from €100 to €127 or €1.73 to €2.37 per KG.

  • 10 lambs 54kg €125
  • 9 lambs 57kg €127
  • 10 lambs 45kg €108

Cull ewes made from €60 up to €110. In-Lamb ewes made from €150 to €170.

Note

Big numbers of continental type Bullocks, Heifers and Weanlings, required for feedlot buyers and s every week.

Saturday, March 3rd: Special Entry of 40 in-lamb ewes, (2nd, 3rd & 4th crop), due from March 7th to Texel Ram.

Saturday, March 10th: Spring Cattle Show & Sale for Bullocks, Heifers & Weanlings.

All stock pre-booked. Contact 093-35572 or 093-35551.

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