Headford Mart Report – 27/03/2021

Saturday 27th March.

Large numbers of livestock with numbers increased from previous weeks.

Bullocks ranged from €1.62 to €3.32 per kg or €240 to €1000 over the kg.

Top price over the kg, Chx, 820kg, €1820, €2.22/kg (lot 6H).

Top price per kg, Chx, 340kg, €1130, €3.32/kg (lot 9X).


Store Heifers ranged from €1.88 to €2.91 per kg or €265 to €995 over the kg.

Top price over kg, Chx, 605kg, €1600, €2.64/kg (lot 28T).

Top price per kg, Chx, 350kg, €1020, €2.91/kg (lot 39E).


Weanling Heifers ranged from €1.68 to €3.45 per kg or €255 to €660 over the kg.

Top price over the kg, Chx, 400kg, €1060, €2.65/kg (lot 42H).

Top price per kg, Chx, 170kg, €560, €3.29/kg (lot 48R).


Weanling Bulls ranged from €1.67 to €3.29 per kg or €120 to €750 over the kg.

Top price over the kg, Six, 360kg, €1110, €3.08/kg. (Lot 45D).

Top price per kg, Chx, 170kg, €560, €3.29/kg (lot 48R).


Cull Cows ranging from €520 to €1500 for 4 yr old Lm, 745kg.

Cow and calf pairings fetched €1660

In-calf cows fetched €1660.


Sheep: Good turnout for the sheep show and sale.

Ewes with lambs at foot ranged from €160 to €238 for 2nd crop ewes with couples at foot.

Culls/Breeders ranged from €58 to €154.

Hoggets/Spring Lambs ranged from €116 to €188 or €2.62 to €4.10 per kg.

  • 67kg, €188, €2.81 – 1st prize hoggets
  • 42kg, €172, €4.10
  • 44kg, €180, €4.09
  • 42kg, €170, €4.05 – 2nd prize Spring Lambs
  • 47kg, €184, €3.91 – 1st Prize Spring Lambs
  • 56kg, €160, €2.80 – 2nd Prize Hoggets
  • 50kg, €170, €3.40

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Sheep Show & Sale winners:

Hoggets:

1st – Pen S22, 67kg, €188, €2.81/kg, Evan & Martin Kinneavy, Dooroy, Clonbur, Co. Galway

2nd- Pen S25A, 58kg, €160, €2.76/kg, Charlie Connelly, Cordarra, Headford, Co. Galway

Spring Lambs

1st – Pen S20A, 47kg, €184, €3.91/kg, Richard Creaven, Ballintleva, Belclare, Tuam, Co. Galway

2nd – Pen S19, 42kg, €170, €4.05/kg, Ann Marie Duffy, Derrybawn, Barnaderg, Tuam, Co. Galway


Saturday 3rd April 2021 large entry of stock for the Easter weekend Special sale for continental Bullocks, Heifers, Weanlings and Cows.

Large entry of sheep to be expected.

Pre Booking essential and advisable for stock contact 093-35572 or 093-35551!

Cattle sale 11:00 am, Sheep sale 10:00 am and can be accessed online with LSL (Livestock Live).

A face covering must be worn on the mart premises.

Entitlements wanted to buy, sell or lease. Talk to us first!

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