- Town: Balla (Co. Mayo)
- Address: Balla Cattle Mart,
- Webpage: Balla Mart
12/06/2021 - Balla Cattle Mart Report
Balla Mart Report....
The sale was held in Balla with two rings in operating selling just over 250 cattle.
A good clearance for the time of year and a great trade all round. There was
strong demand for heifers and heavy cull cows. Bullocks 300kg to 400kg averaged
2.54p/kg. Store bullocks 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.47 p/kg...While heavier
bullocks 500kg + averaged 2.36 p/kg. Any of the real heavy bullocks are making
over the E1000 with the weight. A farmer from Dooncastle – Westport had some
smashing heavy bullocks and one a 705kg CHX made E1,720.00.
There was around 100 heifers and they were well improved on last week. Heifers
up to 400 kg averaged 2.51 Euro p/kg. Heifers 400kg to 500kg averaged
E2.53p/kg. While 500kg+ averaged 2.32p/kg. For example a really nice heifer
740kg char that made E1,800.00 sold by a farmer from Drimurla – Newport.
There was a good sale of dry cows this Saturday. An 855kg lim cow Mar ’12 born
made E2,010.00 sold by a farmer from Knockfinn – Newport for the northern
trade. In the springers there was a fine mix of cattle the best being a 595kg ’18 lim
cow with its lim heifer calf at foot that made E1,580.00. There was a small amount
of bull weanlings those upto 350kg averaged 2.47 p/kg, 350kg to 450kg averaged
2.32p/kg and 450kg plus were averaging 2.12p/kg…
Bullocks/Heifers will be booked at 09:30am on Wednesday 16th for next
Saturdays Sale and Cows will be booked at 11am.
Weanlings will be booked on Thursday 17th between 09:30am to 01:00pm for the
weanlings sale on Saturday..
Booking Number is 0818 301 401