• Date: 16/11/2021
  • Type: Weanling

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

16/11/2021 - Balla Weanling Mart Report

Balla Weanling Sale Report....
The last of the Tuesday weanling sales was held today the 16th of November.
There was a super trade with some lovely workable store weanlings. There was
also farmer buyers for the small handy lesser calf’s online as well as around the
ring. Prices were actually up on last week due to the presence of an additional
buyer around the ring. Light Bull weanlings 200kg to 350kg averaged 2.76p/kg.
Bulls 350kg to 450kg averaged 2.49 p/kg. While 450kg+ averaged 2.15 p/kg. One
Lim bull born Mar ’21 weighing 380kg made E1,100.00 euro sold by a farmer
from Belcarra – Castlebar or 2.89p/kg.
The heifers were sold following the bull weanlings in ring 1 and those up to 350
kg averaged 2.78 euro p/kg but a lot were making over the 3:00p/kg.. Heifer
weanlings 350kg to 450kg averaged 2.62 p/kg. The best a 440kg LMX that made
E1,660.00 or 3.77p/kg sold by a farmer from Ummoon – Foxford who had some
very nice stock and another lighter BBX 240KG @ E1,200.00 a muscled calf born
Apr ’21 sold by a farmer from Logaphuill – Castlebar.
The next sale of weanlings will be on Saturday next the 20th of November with
booking on Thursday next the 18 th between 09:30 and 1:00pm on 0818 301 401....

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