• Date: 05/11/2019
  • Type: Weanling

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

05/11/2019 - Balla Mart Weanling Sale Report

Balla Mart Weanling Report...

On Tuesday the 5th of November the weanling sale was held at Balla. In general prices were up across the board as there was good/fine calves that were a credit to the farmers involved. And for the good ones trade was a bit 'Hot' at times. But there was plenty of farmer buyers to bid and they are getting sold. Light Bull weanlings 200kg to 350kg were in demand and averaged 2.44p/kg and the best a 320kg LMX born April '19 sold by a Treenagleragh - Keltimagh farmer at E1,020.00 or 3.19 p/kg. Bulls 350kg to 450kg averaged 2.09 p/kg. The best a 380kg char at E995.00 sold by a Ballyheane - Castlebar farmer. While heavier bulls 450kg+ averaged 1.92 p/kg. The best a 535kg Lim sold by an Aconny - Westport farmer at E1,100.00 . There was about 120 heifer weanlings. Heifers up to 350 kg averaged 2.28 Euro p/kg. A 315kg CHX heifer born Mar '19 sold by a Kilgrena - Ballyglass farmer for E930.00 or E2.95p/kg. Heifer weanlings 350kg to 450kg averaged 2.16 p/kg with the weight. A 405kg CHX heifer sold by Coolodge - Ballyheane farmer made E1,040.00 and the best of the day a really special heifer for breeding sold by a Sweetwell - Swinford farmer for E1,230.00....

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