Ewe hoggets reach €195 at Headford


'A brilliant turnout of sheep for our annual show and sale; a great clearance was recorded for ewe hoggets'

Ewe hoggets reach €195 at Headford

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'A brilliant turnout of sheep for our annual show and sale; a great clearance was recorded for ewe hoggets'

Bullocks ranged from €164 to €710 over the kg or €1.28 to €2.54 per KG at Headford Mart on Saturday (August 10th). Top price over the weight – a CHX - 500kg - €1210 - €2.42/kg and top price per kg – a LM - 355kg - €900 - €2.54/kg.

Heifers made from €160 to €555 over the kg or €1.47 to €2.50 per KG. Top price over the kg – a LMX - 535kg - €1090 - €2.04/kg and top price per kg – a SIX - 330kg - €825 - €2.50/kg

Weanling bulls sold from €200 to €425 over the kg or €1.77 to €2.52 per KG. Top price over the kg and per kg – a CHX - 280kg - €705 - €2.52/kg.

Cull cows ranged from €570 to €1080.

Sheep:

“A brilliant turnout of sheep for our annual show and sale; a great clearance was recorded for ewe hoggets."

Lambs traded at €66-€130;

  • 45kg - €120 - €2.67/kgl
  • 43kg - €112 - €2.60/kg;
  • 37kg - €82 - €2.22/kg.

Cull ewes made up to €101; breeders fetched from €96 up to €150, while ewe hoggets went under the hammer from €130 up to €195.

Sheep Show & Sale Prize Winners - August 2019

Best Factory:

  • 1st – Eamon Moran, Breadagh, Headford, Co. Galway – 50KG, €110, €2.20/kg;

  • 2nd – Patrick Donnellan, Kilvolan, Caherlistrane, Co. Galway – 50KG, €100, €2.00/kg

Butcher Lambs:

  • 1st – Peter Walsh, Abbeytown, Caherlistrane, Co. Galway – 51KG, €105, €2.06/kg;

  • 2nd – Peter Walsh, Abbeytown, Caherlistrane, Co. Galway – 49KG, €100, €2.04/kg.

Ewe Lambs:

  • 1st – David Cosgrove, Castletown Cross, Claremorris, Co. Mayo – 53KG, €130, €2.45/kg;

  • 2nd – Patrick Waldron, Cross East, Cross, Claremorris, Co. Mayo – 48KG, €125, €2.60/kg.

Breeders:

  • 1st – Kathryn Foley, Ross, Headford, Co. Galway - €140;

  • 2nd – Kieran Monaghan, Pollnahallia, Belclare, Tuam, Co. Galway - €115.

Ewe Hoggets

  • 1st – Michael O’Toole, Knocklahard, Headford, Co. Galway - €194;

  • 2nd – Patrick Creaven – Clydagh, Headford, Co. Galway - €194.

Image source: Headford Co-operative Livestock Mart \ Facebook

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