- Town: Balla (Co. Mayo)
- Address: Balla Cattle Mart,
- Webpage: Balla Mart
07/07/2018 - Balla Cattle Mart Report
On Saturday the 7th of July the sale was held at Balla. Prices remain steady while numbers are small.These 300kg to 400kg bullocks averaged 2.11p/kg and the best a 385kg CHX sold by a Kilcon - Ballina farmer born April '17 at E1,105.00 or 2.87 p/kg. Bullocks 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.33 p/kg...the best a 450kg CHX born Apr '17 sold by the same farmer at E1,200.00 or 2.67p/kg, While heavier bullocks 500kg + averaged 2.14 p/kg. There was good demand for these strong types...a 585kg CHX bullock born Mar '16 sold by another Kilcon _ Ballina farmer for E1,480.00 euro or 895 euro with the weight.
There was over 130 Heifers on offer this week . Heifers up to 400 kg averaged 2.14 Euro p/kg this week or the tops around E600 with the weight The best a Lim heifer born Apr '17 weighing 355kg sold by a Glasgort - Clogher farmer for E970.00 or E2.73p/kg. Heifers 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.22 p/kg with the weight. There was a 485kg LM_ born July '16 sold be a Glanduff - Foxford farmer at E1,190.00 or 2.45 p/kg. While 500kg plus averaged 2.16p/kg...they met with a lively trade and the best a 765kg CHX heifer born Apr '15 sold by a Cordarragh - Keltimagh farmer for E1,590.00 or 2.56 p/kg. There was a good sale of cows. The best a Jan '11 born BBX cow with its Bull calf at foot sold by a farmer from Aclare - Sligo for E1.830.00 euro,.....while in the dry cows there was some excellent prices paid an 780kg Char Cow born Nov '13 sold by a Aughagower - Westport farmer for E1,510.00 euro and overall dry cows were averaged 1.66 p/kg this week. There was a small sale of weanlings and in general bulls made from 2.40 to 2.68 p/kg the best a 470kg CHX sold by a Tullycommons - Castlebar farmer at E1,130.00 & anything nice was making just over the 3.00p/kg...
270KG CHX E800 @ 2.96 P/KG
*385KG CHX E1105 @ 2.87 P/KG
450KG CHX E1200 @ 2.67 P/KG
585KG CHX E1480 @ 2.53 P/KG
270KG CHX E650 @ 2.41 P/KG
*355KG LMX E970 @ 2.73 P/KG
485KG LM_ E1190 @ 2.45 P/KG
580KG CHX E1435 @ 2.47 P/KG
765KG CHX E1590 @ 2.08 P/KG
The next sale will be on Saturday the 14th of July with booking on Wednesday the 11th of June at 09:30 am for the Bullocks & Heifers & 11:00am for the cows while the booking for the Weanlings will be on Thursday the 12th at 09:30am on 0818-301-401.
It is now an option for sellers to get paid by EFT payment to their Bank Account...if interested please get the necessary form from the mart.
Also all cattle must have two tags & be properly de-horned when presented for sale.