Heifers reach €3.85/kg at Balla


Some 1,200 entries went under the hammer, according to the mart.

Heifers reach €3.85/kg at Balla

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Some 1,200 entries went under the hammer, according to the mart.

Some 1,200 entries went under the hammer at Balla Mart on Saturday (April 13th), according to a mart spokesperson.

Bullocks

Bullocks 300kg to 400kg made up to €845 with the weight and averaged €2.55p/kg, while lots 400kg to 500kg climbed to €820 over the kg and averaged €2.36/kg.

The heavier bullocks - 500kg plus - averaged €2.21/kg – a 730kg April-2017-born CHX - €1,600 or €870 over the weight.

  • 295KG - CHX - €980;
  • 395KG - CHX - €1240;
  • 480KG – LMX - €1300;
  • 630KG – LMX - €1505;

  • 410kg – AAX - €960;

  • 345kg – LMX - €800;

  • 640kg – CHX – €1,035;

  • 470kg – HEX - €1,000;

  • 255kg - CHX - €700;

  • 255kg – LMX – €650;

  • 350kg – AAX - €845;

  • 330kg – DXX - €630;

  • 425kg – SAX - €790;

  • 415kg – CHX – €925.

Heifers
Heifers up to 400 kg averaged €2.42/kg, while lots 400kg to 500kg averaged €2.32/kg - a January-2018-born 410kg - BBX - €1,580 or €3.85/kg.

Entries 500kg plus averaged 2.15/kg - a 580kg - CHX - €1,470 or 2.53/kg.

  • 280KG - CHX - €890;
  • 390KG – LMX - €1320;
  • 410KG - BBX- €1580;
  • 580KG - CHX- €1470;

  • 390kg – AAX - €640;

  • 240kg – CH - €540;

  • 530kg – CHX - €1,190;

  • 500kg – CHX - €1,140;

  • 230kg – LMX - €670;

  • 590kg – CHX - €1,180;

  • 420kg - CHX - €800;

  • 375kg – AAX - €730;

  • 455kg – SIX - €1,185;

  • 365kg – SHX - €850.

Cull Cows and Suckler Pairings

A top call of €1,440 was recorded in the cull cow ring for a December-2014-born pedigree CH weighing 670kg; a March-2015-born LM springer fetched €2,050, while a Charolais bull weighing 955kg made €2,000.

  • 615kg – LMX - €1,285;

  • 490kg – AA - €530;

  • 645kg – BAX - €950;

  • 530kg – IM - €560;

  • 680kg – CH - €995;

  • 700kg – FR - €1,100;

  • 435kg – LM - €860;

  • 685kg – LMX - €1,205;

  • 630kg – BBX - €800;

  • 680kg – FR - €820;

  • 495kg – LMX - €400;

  • 615kg – SIX - €1,050;

  • 730kg – SIX - €1,375;

  • 630kg – LMX - €1,390.

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