- Town: Ballinrobe (Co. Mayo)
- Address: Ballinrobe Mart,
- Webpage: Ballinrobe Mart
10/09/2018 - Ballinrobes Annual Show and Sale of Weanlings Report
Ballinrobes Annual Show and Sale of Weanlings Monday 10th Sept 2018
The Annual Show and Sale of Weanlings brought a fine selection of quality calves to the ring with the Champion of the show going to a Belgian Blue X Bull Calf (pic below) 425 kg made €1250.00 or €2.94 per kg purchased, by Hubert Maxwell and sold by Mary Judge Coolnaha, Ballyhaunis.
A feature of the sale was the top prices as always went to the quality stock, with Heifer calves making from €2.32 to €2.80 per kg with Bull calves making from €2.57 to €3.08 per kg. Trade remained vibrant throughout the day despite atrocious weather conditions and confidence in the busuiness in general. Weanling Sales will continue in Ballinrobe each Monday for the Autumn period with sales commencing at 11.00 am sharp.