• Date: 20/06/2020
  • Type: Cattle

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

20/06/2020 - Balla Cattle Mart Report

On Saturday the 20th of June the Saturday sale was held in Balla with just over
500 cattle, Everyone’s cooperation is appreciated with the new operating
procedures. A great trade was remarked by all especially the continental stores
and with 30 bidders online as well as those oround the ring. There was great
interest in the Farmers Journal APK ‘MartBids” which streamed the sale and it
was busy all morning registering people on the APK. Bullocks 300kg to 400kg
averaged 2.35p/kg. Store bullocks 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.18 p/kg...the best
sold by a farmer from Keelogues - Ballyvary who had a 480kg CHX that made
E1160 or 2.42p/kg, While heavier bullocks 500kg + averaged E2.01 p/kg. the best
there a 810kg Char @ E1,800.00 or 2.01 p/kg sold by a farmer from Killasser -
Swinford at 2.20p/kg.
A nice sale of heifers with just over 230 booked which was sold in the third ring.
Everyone remarked it was a very good trade with lots of online bids. Heifers up to
400 kg averaged 2.28 Euro p/kg. Heifers 400kg to 500kg averaged E2.22p/kg
with the weight. While 500kg+ averaging 2.09p/kg.. the best a LMX heifer
weighing 515kg sold by a farmer from Aughaward - Foxford at E1,420.00 or 2.76
All cattle including cows and weanlings will be sold on Saturday next the 27 th …the
end of month sale, Cows will booked on Wednesday at 11:00am as usual and
weanlings at 09:30am Thursday.,

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