• Date: 10/09/2019
  • Type: Cattle, Weanling

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

10/09/2019 - Ballymahon Cattle Mart Report

Balla Mart Weanling Report...

On Tuesday the 10th of September the sale was held at Balla. It was a fairly small sale comprising just over 250 lots sold in one ring. There was a good trade for anything nice in the bull weanlings and especially those suitable for export. Farmers were selling away and there was a total clearance. A Lot of these weanlings were making just as much as last year. Bull weanlings 200kg to 350kg averaged 2.55p/kg and the best a 325kg LMX born Feb '19 sold by a Breaffy - Castlebar farmer at E950.00 or 2.93 p/kg. Bulls 350kg to 450kg  averaged 2.20 p/kg...the best a 440kg CHX sold by a farmer from Culleens - Sligo born Jan '19 at E1,015.00 or 2.30p/kg, While heavier bulls 450kg+ averaged 2.00 p/kg. The best a 500kg CHX at E1,100.00 euro or 2.20 p/kg sold by a farmer from Clogher - Westport.

There was a small sale of heifer weanlings and they sold in the region of E700 - E800 or E2 p/kg. Heifers up to 350 kg averaged 2.17 Euro p/kg and the best making upto E500 with the weight. The best a 340kg LMX heifer born Jan '19 sold by a Knockbawn - Knock farmer for E835.00 or E2.46p/kg. Heifer weanlings 350kg to 450kg averaged 1.94 p/kg with the weight. The best a Lim born Jan '19 sold by an Keltimagh farmer weighing 355kg at E750.00 at 2.11 p/kg. While 450kg+ heifer weanlings averaged 1.78 p/kg.

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