€4.70/kg for weanlings at Balla Mart


Quality Continentals met with a flying trade, but plainer lots were harder sold. Exporters were active for stock.

€4.70/kg for weanlings at Balla Mart

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Quality Continentals met with a flying trade, but plainer lots were harder sold. Exporters were active for stock.

Monday Weanlings sales were in full swing at Balla Mart yesterday, with quality lots on offer. It was noted that quality continental lots met with a flying trade, with strong activity from exporters, however; plainer lots were harder sold considering the adverse weather conditions of later and looming food shortages in some regions.

Weanling Bulls

The weanling bulls 200 to 350kg averaged €2.61/kg, while heavier types 350 to 450 kg averaged out at 2.47 p/kg. Lots hitting the scales at 450kg plus reported an average price of €2.47/kg - A May-2017 born 465kg CHX bull sold for €1,460.00 or €3.14/kg.

  • 295KG CHX E950 @ 3.22 P/KG
  • 330KG CHX E1065 @ 3.23 P/KG
  • 405KG BBX E1380 @ 3.41 P/KG
  • 540KG BA E1520 @ 2.81 P/KG

Heifer Weanlings

In the heifer weanling ring, lots 200 to 350 kg averaged 2.70 p/kg, while heavier heifers 350 to 450 kg averaged 2.45 p/kg. A BBX, June-2017 born weighing 370kg BBX hit €1,340.00 or 3.62/kg.

  • 185KG LM_ E525 @ 2.84 P/KG
  • 230KG LMX E1080 @ 4.70 P/KG
  • 370KG BBX E900 @ 2.37 P/KG

Note

There will be weanlings sold next Saturday, April, 7th. The next Special Weanling sale will be on Monday the 16th of April with pre-booking as usual on Thursday the 12th at 09:30 am on 0818-301-401.

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