• Date: 25/06/2022
  • Type: Cattle, Sheep

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

25/06/2022 - Headford Cattle & Sheep Mart Report

Headford Mart was busier than predicted earlier in the week with nice selection of bullocks and heifers to tempt the eager buyers. Online bids were hopping with a lot of Northern interest. There was a larger crop of heavier stock in the mix which drove the excitement in a packed Ringside as well.

In the Sheep yard, Ewes climbed slightly on last week making up to €189 per head. Store Lamb staying the same with pen of ten made €165/49Kg. and €142/42Kg.

Bullock Sample Prices included:  Lighter stock prices had increased last week and lifted further this week in Headford with LMX 453Kg €1550/€3.42Kg,  CHX 445Kg €1450/€3.26Kg. Heavier stock featured LMX 845Kg €2690/€3.18Kg,  CHX 815Kg €2500/€3.07Kg, SHX 575Kg €1530/€2.66Kg.

COW PRICES INCLUDE:  Dry cow prices climbed again this week with best cheque of the day going to Claranbridge for CH €2260. But she was followed hot on the heels by Headford LMX at €2250. Best Cow/Calf made €2400 and was for fine Kilmaine LMX. But special note must go to Carheens-man Peter Paul Morrin who is celebrating a significant birthday this week. He also got on well with his cows!

AGED HEIFERS: numbers increased this week with some fine samples from our previous award winning Daniels Farm topping the scales for his CHX. €1660 615Kg.  CHX 555Kg made €1600.  LMX 545Kg €1590.  And another stunner of LM 530Kg €1580 going to a fine Killannin Farmer. WEANLINGS: Best price here went to young farmer Seán O’Malley from Clonbur for his fine LMX bull DOB Oct21 405Kg €1330/€3.28Kg. LMX 290Kg €900/€3.10Kg.  Another LMX 245Kg sold for €980.

Advising sellers to book ASAP and Whatsapp pics/info 0873339786.

Special sale of 20 FR bullocks next Saturday will be included with the regular sales. And we are looking for more stock so if you want to know more of what we offer, call 093 35572 !


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