Over 1,000 cattle passed through the rings of Balla Mart on Saturday 11th November last.
In the cows and calves, a May 2012-born LMX cow with her June-born Limousin bull calf sold for €1,860.
Cull cows made up to top of €2055, as the hammer hit at that figure for a 1005kg 2007-born Limousin.
A BBX maiden heifer born in November 2016, weighing 395kg sold for €2,000.
A 485kg breeding heifer born in June 2016 sold for €2,060
Bullocks made up to tops of €1,765
395KG LMX E1070
495KG LMX E1250
585KG CHX E1420
655KG CHX E1485
720KG CHX E1570
845KG LMX E1765
275KG CHX €680
390KG LMX €1170
480KG LMX €1450
565KG BAX €1980
Bull Weanlings made up to tops of €1,125
195KG LMX €670
340KG CHX €1015
385KG LMX €1125
Heifer Weanlings made up to tops of €930
190KG CHX €630
315KG LMX €885
365KG LMX €930
The weekly weanling sale was held in Balla on Tuesday 7th November, with a smaller number on offer, but a strong trade reported, with ususal interest in Charolais offerings.
Export buyers were in attendance for Limousin types in the region of 260-270kg.
One Mar 2017-born 340kg CHX bull sold for €1,015, while a 385kg bull born in April 2017 fetched €1,125.
A Feb 2017-born heifer weighing 365kg sold for €930.
The next Sale will be on Saturday the 18th of Nov with booking on Wednesday the 15th at 09:30 am for the Bullocks & Heifers & 11:00 am for the cows while the booking for the Weanlings Sale on Tuesday the 21th will be booked on Thursday the 16th at 09:30 am on 0818-301-401.
Next Saturday the 18th there will be a Special Sale of 24 in-calf heifers made up of 17 Limousin/ 3 Charolais/ 3 Belgian-Blues and 1 Aberdeen-Angus.All are scanned in-calf to AI Lim bull (ZAG), calving the 21st of November to January. All are vaccinated for Lepto andBVD also.