Headford
  • Date: 10/09/2021
  • Type: Calves, Cattle, Sheep, Weanling

  • Town: Headford (Co. Galway)
  • Address: Headford Mart, Balrickard, Headford, Co Galway
  • Webpage: Headford Mart

10/09/2021 - Headford Cattle & Sheep Mart Report

Friday 10th September our Limousin & Belgian Blue Weanling Show and Sale took place. Great turn out of quality weanlings.

Prize winners:

Weanling Heifers:

1st Belgian Blue – Martina Reilly-Biggins, Beaghmore, Belclare, Co. Galway

Lot 3 – 365kg, BBX, €910, €2.49/kg

1st & 2nd Limousin: Paddy Creaven, Clydagh, Headford, Co Galway

Lot 5A – 380kg, Lmx, €1120, €2.95/kg

Lot 5C – 350kg, Lmx, €1070, €3.06/kg

Weanling Bulls:

1st Limousin – Paddy Creaven, Clydagh, Headford, Co Galway

Lot 16 – 390kg, Lmx, €1150, €2.95/kg

2nd – Brian O’Donnell, Ballinpoill, Cummer, Corofin, Co. Galway

Lot 20 – 380kg, Lmx, €1150, €3.03/kg

Weanling heifers ranged from €1.95 to €3.58 per kg or €265 to €740 over the kg. Top prize per kg was 1st Prize, Lmx, 380kg, €1120 (lot 5A). Top prize per kg, Chx, 285kg, €1020, €3.58/kg (lot 5J)

Weanling bulls ranged from €2.02 to €3.39 per kg or €255 to €770 over the kg. Top price over the kg, Lmx, 380kg, €1150, €3.03/kg (lot 20) 2nd Prize. Top price per kg, Lmx, 310kg, €1050, €3.39/kg (lot 19A).

Bullocks ranged from €1.47 to €3.12 per kg or €125 to €1045 over the kg. Top price over the kg, Lmx, 665kg, €1710, €2.57/kg (lot 18A). Top price per kg, Lmx, 385kg, €1200, €3.12/kg, (lot 20J).

Heifers ranged from €1.90 to €2.68 per kg or €295 to €735 over the kg. Top price over kg, Ch, 445kg, €1180, €2.65/kg (lot 32J). Top price per kg, Chx, 410kg, €1100, €2.68/kg (lot 32T).

Cull Cows ranging from €960 to €1730 for 7 yr old Hex, 960kg (lot 50D).

In calf heifers/with calf at foot fetched from €1000 to €1640 (lot 53A) 7 year old Lmx cow in calf to Pb Ch bull with Chx bull calf at foot 

Sheep: Culls ranged from €60 to €130. Breeders ranged from €95 to €166. Hogget’s ranged from €142 to €208.

Lambs ranged from €80 to €142.

·         47.5kg, €142, €2.99/kg – (Lot S21A) EL

·         37kg, €130, €3.51/kg – (Lot S19)

·         33kg, €110, €3.33/kg – (Lot S19A)

·         35kg, €109, €3.11/kg – (Lot S29A)

·         43.5kg, €135, €3.10/kg – (Lot S13A)

·           40kg, €121, €3.03/kg – (Lot S23)

·           54kg, €141, €2.61/kg – (Lot S7A) EL

·         50kg, €130, €2.60/kg – (Lot S9) EL

 

Upcoming sales:

Saturday 18th September – Annual Autumn Cattle Show & Sale

Weanling sale every Friday evening until mid-November. Booking highly advisable for Friday and Saturday sales. We are still under Covid restrictions and limited to ringside buyers. A reminder that children are not permitted on the premises during these restrictions.  All cattle presented in the mart must have 2 tags and all sheep must have 2 tags the factory tag will not surpass. Thank you for your continued support.

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