Small entry but ‘good’ trade at Ballinasloe’s first sale of 2020


Bullocks made from €2.08-€2.48/kg, while heifers sold from €1.90-€2.18/kg

Small entry but ‘good’ trade at Ballinasloe’s first sale of 2020

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Bullocks made from €2.08-€2.48/kg, while heifers sold from €1.90-€2.18/kg

Bullocks went under the hammer from €2.08-€2.48/kg, while heifers pushed from €1.90-€2.18/kg and cull cows fetched from €800-€1,250 at Ballinasloe Mart on Wednesday, January 8th.

Speaking following the general cattle sale, a mart spokesperson said: “Small numbers but a very good trade and clearance at our first cattle sale of 2020.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 LM – 965kg - €1,700 - €1.76/kg;

  • 1 LM – 585kg - €1,120 - €1.91/kg;

  • 1 LM – 480kg - €1,000 - €2.08/kg;

  • 1 LM – 335kg - €830 - €2.48/kg;

  • 1 LM – 405kg - €985 - €2.43/kg;

  • 1 LM – 375kg - €890 - €2.37/kg.

Heifers:

  • 1 AA – 505kg - €940 - €1.86/kg;

  • 1 AA – 500kg - €930 - €1.86/kg;

  • 1 AA – 500kg - €925 - €1.85/kg;

  • 1 CH – 420kg - €915 - €2.18/kg;

  • 1 AA – 475kg - €1.88/kg;

  • 1 HE – 445kg - €810 - €1.82/kg.

Averages:

  • Bullocks: €2.09/kg or €958;

  • Heifers: €1.90/kg or €903;

  • Dry cows: €982.

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