Headford Mart was CRACKIN’ today!
Sheep numbers were back on last week but this added to the sale with top pen price going to Tuam farmer with spring lambs at €825. €3.51/Kg.
Best price per Kg making €3.61 for lambs.
Huge action online with new bidders securing wins, resulting in plenty of excitement ringside throughout the day.
New morning entry system at the chutes proved a huge success, saving sellers time penning stock in the morning as well as upgrading the Health & Safety protocols for all stakeholders.
‘Kudos Mór’ to all the staff who ensured the sale went so smoothly!
Top price bullock went to Turloughmore seller €2080 for 723Kg CHX.
Samples of bullocks: LMX 490Kg €1600 or €3.67/Kg. CHX 480Kg €1540 or €3.21/Kg.
LMX 350Kg €1530 or €4.31/Kg. AAX 475Kg €1480 or €3.12/Kg.
Best price per Kg was a whopping €4.56, secured by one of the weanling bulls.
50% weanling bulls made over the €1000. With best price per head going to LMX €1260.
Stock bulls came in well with best going to CH 635Kg €1750.
Competition continued with Cull cows performing well. Ranging from €850 for 380Kg AAX up to €1790 for 690Kg CHX.
BAX 695Kg made €1590. CHX 490Kg made €1040. 66% cows made more than €1300.
Small number of sucklers did really well making €1450 up to €1620.
Aged heifers ranged from €750 for lighter 325Kg LMX. But increased quickly to €2170 for smashing 705Kg CH.
Weanling Heifer sales favoured the LMX today with €1360 paid for 455Kg. Followed hotly by €1300/385Kg and €1300/385Kg.
In terms of weight, stock less than 500 Kgs ranged from min €1.40 up to €4.56 per Kg with average of €2.85/Kg.
500-600Kg went from €1.60 up to €3.24 with average of €2.75/kg.
600-650Kg stock secured €2.43- €2.95 with average €2.82/Kg.
Stock over 650Kg ranged from €2.20 through to €3.08 per Kg.
The day ended at bright as it started with over 90% clearance.