On Saturday the 15th of April, the sale was held at Balla with approx 800 lots on offer without the weanlings. Due to the weekend that was in it there was smaller numbers but prices of previous weeks was maintained.
Store Bullocks up to 400 kg and less were making from E550 to E850 with the weight. They averaged from 2.63 p/kg. The best a 385kg Lim born Apr 2016 sold by a Rosslahan - Manulla farmer for E1230 euro or 3.19 p/kg.
Bullocks 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.40 p/kg the best a 480kg CHX born May 2015 sold by a Carnahan - Balla farmer at E1270
Bullocks 500kg+ were a fine trade but numbers are dwindling and averaged 2.18 p/kg the tops being a 705kg AAX born Mar 15 sold by a Glann - Kilkelly farmer for E1575 euro or 955 with the weight.
There was 300 lots of heifers this week. These stores were a fine trade. Those up to 400 kg averaged 2.63 Euro p/kg. The best this week a nice SIX heifer born Jan 16 sold by a Scardaun - Claremorris farmer 390kg that made E1180 or 3.03p/kg.
Heavier heifers 400kg+ averaged 2.34 p/kg with the weight. They met with a strong trade & the best was a 485kg LMX born Apr 2015 sold by a Kilconnolly - Tuam farmer for E1470 euro or E985 with the weight.
In the Springer's there was a 3 yr CHX cow with heifer Lim Calf at foot sold by a Tourlestrane - Sligo farmer that made E1650 euro. While in the dry cows there was a 820kg Dec 13 LMX sold by a Curry - Co Sligo farmer that made E2105 euro and these averaged from 1.76 p/kg.
- 260KG CHX E870 @ 3.35 P/KG
- 385KG LM_ E1230 @ 3.19 P/KG
- 480KG CHX E1270 @ 2.65 P/KG
- 540KG LMX E1395 @ 2.58 P/KG
- 620KG AAX E1575 @ 2.54 P/KG
- 295KG LM_ E900 @ 3.05 P/KG
- 390KG SIX E1180 @ 3.03 P/KG
- 485KG LMX E1470 @ 3.03 P/KG
- 510KG CHX E1450 @ 2.84 P/KG
- 195KG AAX E705 @ 3.62 P/KG
- 345KG CHX E1215 @ 3.52 P/KG
- 440KG CHX E1300 @ 2.95 P/KG
- 180KG CHX E660 @ 3.67 P/KG
- 330KG LMX E1105 @ 3.35 P/KG
- 375KG LMX E1200 @ 3.20 P/KG
The next Sale will be on Saturday the 22nd of April with booking on Wednesday the 19th at 09:30 am for the Bullocks & Heifers & 11:00am for the cows. There will be booking for the the Weanling Sale on Thursday the 20th at 09:30am on 0818-301-401.
Also all cattle must have two tags & be properly de-horned when presented for sale.