Lots suitable for export met with strong demand at Balla Mart’s weanling sale — which was held on Tuesday (September 24th) — according to a spokesperson.
“A sale comprised of just over 600 lots – a great clearance with a much-needed export trade.” the spokesperson added.
Bull weanlings 200kg to 350kg averaged €2.60/kg – a February-2019-born CHX – 305kg - €1,040 or €3.40/kg.
Bulls 350kg-450kg averaged €2.28/kg – a January-2019-born CHX - 445kg- €1,110 or €2.50/kg, while heavier types weighing 450kg plus averaged €2.15/kg.
Heifers up to 350 kg averaged €2.36/kg with top lots pushing up to €600 over — a March-2019-born 390kg — LMX — €895 or €2.89/kg.
Entries weighing between 350kg-450kg averaged €2.12/kg – a November-2018-born LMX - 395kg - €1,320 or €3.34/kg.