Strong demand for store heifers at Ballinasloe


“Good demand and clearance at our cattle sale on Wednesday” - Bullocks ranged from €2.22-€2.63/kg, heifers sold from €2.18-€2.64/kg and cows made from €340 - €1,150.

Strong demand for store heifers at Ballinasloe

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“Good demand and clearance at our cattle sale on Wednesday” - Bullocks ranged from €2.22-€2.63/kg, heifers sold from €2.18-€2.64/kg and cows made from €340 - €1,150.

Bullocks ranged from €2.22-€2.63/kg or €1,055-€1,500 while heifers sold from €2.18-€2.64/kg or €1,025-€1,420 and cows made from €340 - €1,150 at Ballinasloe Mart on Wednesday (February 6th).

A spokesperson for the mart reported a good demand and clearance, with strong demand for all types, in particular, store heifers.

Bullocks

  • 1 CH – 645kg - €1,500 - €2.33/kg;

  • 1 LM – 55kg - €1,315 - €2.36/kg;

  • 1 CH – 620kg - €1,285 - €2.07/kg;

  • 1 LM – 330kg - €870 - €2.63/kg;

  • 1 CH – 470kg - €1,200 - €2.55/kg;

  • 1 CH – 455kg - €1,150 - €2.53/kg.

Heifers

  • 1 AA – 705kg - €1,420 - €2.01/kg;

  • 1 CH – 620kg - €1,300 - €2.10/kg;

  • 1 CH – 575kg - €1,200 - €2.09/kg;

  • 1 LM – 445kg - €1,175 - €2.64/kg;

  • 1 LM – 340kg - €870 - €2.56/kg;

  • 1 CH – 440kg - €1,105 - €2.51/kg.

Saturday Sale

Weanling bulls pushed from €2.34- €3.08/kg and weanling heifers went under the hammer from €2.34-€3.00/kg, while calves reached €500 on Saturday (February 3rd).

In the other rings, suckler pairings sold from €1,080-€1,440, while in-calve entries fetched from €600-€1,500.

Bulls

  • 1 LM – 490kg - €1,225 - €2.50/kg;

  • 1 LM – 500kg - €1,160 - €2.32/kg;

  • 1 LM – 500kg - €1,155 - €2.31/kg;

  • 1 CH – 240kg - €740 - €3.08/kg;

  • 1 CH – 290kg - €890 - €3.07/kg;

  • 1 CH – 245kg - €740 - €3.02/kg.

Heifers

  • 1 LM – 340kg - €990 - €2.91/kg;

  • 1 CH – 320kg - €960 - €3.00/kg;

  • 1 LM – 360kg - €875 - €2.43/kg;

  • 1 BB – 220kg - €640 - €2.91/kg;

  • 1 LM – 295kg - €800 - €2.71/kg;

  • 1 SI – 175kg - €470 - €2.69/kg.

Image source: Ballinasloe Co-operative Livestock Mart \ Facebook.

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