• Date: 01/12/2018
  • Type: Cattle

  • Town: Balla (Co. Mayo)
  • Address: Balla Cattle Mart, Balla, Co. Mayo.
  • Webpage: Balla Mart

01/12/2018 - Balla Cattle Mart Report

Balla Mart Report...

On Saturday the 1st of Dec the sale was held with 700 on offer. It was good sale for the time of year with some good bits of cattle. Demand for anything nice was fairly intense with extra midland buyers for those nice char cattle. Bullocks 300kg to 400kg were up making upto 650 euro with the weight & averaged 2.21p/kg. A 385kg CHX sold by a Killasser - Swinford farmer born Jun '17 at E1025.00 or 2.66 p/kg. Good store bullocks 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.17 p/kg...the best a 470kg LMX born June '17 sold by a Knockadine - Crossmolina farmer at E1,225.00 or 2.61p/kg, While heavier bullocks 500kg + averaged 2.04 p/kg. A farmer from Rake Street - Crossmolina had some nice cattle and one a 610kg LMX bullock born Apr '17 sold for E1.440.00 euro or 830 euro with the weight or 2.36 p/kg.
There was nearly 250 Heifers on offer this week. Heifers up to 400 kg averaged 2.22 Euro p/kg this week. A Char heifer born Feb '18 weighing 375kg sold by a Killaiden - Swinford farmer made E1030 or E2.75p/kg. Heifers 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.18 p/kg with the weight. There was a 495kg CHX heifer born Mar '17 sold by a Ballybrehony - Claremorris farmer for E1,260.00 or 2.55 p/kg. While 500kg plus averaged 2.13p/kg.. the best a 510kg BBX heifer sold by a Dromore West - Sligo farmer for E1,425.00 or 2.79 p/kg.

This week there was approx 130 cows. There was a special sale of 23 incalf heifers on offer this week by a Buncom _ Frenchill farmer and the best a born Apr'16 springer due mid December at E2,200.00 euro. While in the Dry Cows the best was a 805kg LMX Cow born Feb '10 sold by a Ardboley - Balla farmer at E1,440.00.


280KG CHX E800 @ 2.86 P/KG

385KG CHX E1025 @ 2.66 P/KG

470KG LMX E1225 @ 2.61 P/KG

595KG CHX E1305 @ 2.19 P/KG

*610KG LMX E1440 @ 2.36 P/KG


285KG CHX E710 @ 2.49 P/KG

375KG BBX E1030 @ 2.75 P/KG

495KG CHX E1260 @ 2.55 P/KG

510KG BBX E1425 @ 2.79 P/KG

The next sale will be on Saturday the 8th of Dec with booking on Wednesday the 4th of Dec at 09:30 am for the Bullocks & Heifers & 11:00am for the cows. While the booking for the Weanlings which will be sold on Saturdays will be on Thursday the 5th at 09:30am. Saturday the 15th will be the final sale before Christmas. Booking will be taken 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.

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