WATCH: Bullocks reach €1,670 at Balla


Heifers sold to €1,490, cull cows reached €1,665 and suckler pairings topped out at €1,750.

WATCH: Bullocks reach €1,670 at Balla

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Heifers sold to €1,490, cull cows reached €1,665 and suckler pairings topped out at €1,750.

Some 800 lots were offered for sale at Balla on Saturday (April 20th), according to a mart spokesperson.
Bullocks

Bullocks 300kg to 400kg made up to €855 with the weight and averaged €2.49/kg, while entries 400-500kgs climbed to €825 and averaged €2.29/kg.

Heavier-types - 500kg plus - averaged €2.27 p/kg – an April-2017-born CHX bullock – 695kg - €1,670 - €950 over the kg.

  • 295KG - LMX - €850;
  • 390KG – CHX - €1245;
  • 405KG - CHX - €1260;
  • 400kg – CHX - €1,050;

  • 315kg – LM - €870;

  • 625kg – CHX - €1,380;

  • 715kg – CHX - €1,645;

  • 645kg - CHX - €1,500;

  • 385kg – BAX - €900;

  • 505kg – HEX - €1,230;

  • 620kg – SAX - €1,415;

  • 360kg – LMX - €900.

Heifers

Heifers up to 400kg averaged €2.53/kg, while those 400kg-500kg averaged €2.34/kg and those over 500kgs averaged €2.20/kg – a LMX - 595kg – LMX - €1490 or 2.37/kg.

  • 285KG - CHX - €880;
  • 395KG - CHX - €1160;
  • 475KG - LMX - €1200;
  • 595KG - LMX - €1460;

  • 530kg – LM - €1,350;

  • 405kg - LMX - €1,040;

  • 360kg – CHX - €580;

  • 250kg – LMX - €540;

  • 340kg – CHX - €800;

  • 460kg – SIX - €1,065;

  • 335kg – BBX - €980;

  • 580kg – CHX - €1,400;

  • 595kg – LMX - €1,460;

  • 400kg – AAX - €890;

  • 275kg – LMX - €700;

  • 415kg – CHX - €925.

Cull Cows and Suckler Pairings

The sale-topping cull cow came in the form of a July-2013-born BBX weighing 765kg; she made €1,665. Suckler pairings climbed to €1,750 – a price that was paid for a 1st-calved LM cow and a heifer calf at foot.

  • 870kg – CH - €1,650;

  • 750kg – LMX - €715;

  • 610kg – BBX - €1,040;
  • 730kg – LM - €1,480;
  • 685kg – SH - €1,085;
  • 720kg – BAX - €985;
  • 520kg – HEX - €750;
  • 465kg – SH - €350;
  • 615kg – CHX - €1,065;

  • 555kg – BBX - €620;

  • 675kg – LMX - €1,350;

  • 750kg – SIX - €1,270;

  • 615kg – CHX - €1,045.

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