• Date: 20/03/2021
  • Type: Cattle

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

20/03/2021 - Balla Cattle Mart Report

Balla Mart Report....
There was a big sale with over 900 cattle and cattle are gone very dear. There was
a fine trade for quality cattle with buyers bidding from all over Ireland using the
Farmers Journal APK ‘MartBids’ and this should continue for next weeks End of
Month continental sale. Bullocks 300kg to 400kg averaged 2.83p/kg. Store
bullocks 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.53 p/kg...While heavier bullocks 500kg +
averaged 2.41 p/kg. There was some smashing heavy bullocks sold including a
char bullock sold by a farmer from Rinnaney – Ballina 760kg @ E1,840.00.
There was a good sale of heifers with over 350 heifers and they met with some
great buying. Heifers up to 400 kg averaged 2.76 Euro p/kg. Heifers 400kg to
500kg averaged E2.69p/kg. While 500kg+ averaged 2.34p/kg. There was some
super prices paid for example a lim 415kg @ E1,300.00 or 3.13p/kg and the best a
heavy Lim heifer sold by a Faheens – Midfield weighing 720kg @ E1,680.00 OR
2.33 P/kg.
There was some good prices paid for cows this Saturday. In the dry cows there
was a 755kg Lim that made E1,740.00 sold by a farmer from Tobberoe - Tuam. In
the springers there was a good mix of cattle the best being a 980kg CHX @
E1,820.00 sold by a farmer from Carrowniskey – Westport. There was no
weanlings this Saturday as they are been sold on Tuesday 23 rd ..Booking as normal
this week Bullocks/Heifers will be booked at 09:30am on Wednesday 24 th with
Cows booked at 11am.Weanlings will be booked between 09:30am to 01:00pm
Thursday 25 th .
Booking Number is 0818 301 401

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