Bullocks hit €1,650 at Ballinasloe


“Good numbers and a brisk trade for all cattle at our show and sale”

Bullocks hit €1,650 at Ballinasloe

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“Good numbers and a brisk trade for all cattle at our show and sale”

Bullocks sold from €2.31/kg-€2.89/kg, while heifers made from €2.29-€2.80/kg and cows ranged from €540-€1,400 at Ballinasloe Mart on Wednesday (March 6th).

Speaking following the sale, a spokesperson said: “Good numbers and a brisk trade for all cattle at our show and sale.”

Bullocks

  • 1 LM – 700kg - €1,650 - €2.34/kg;

  • 1 CH – 725kg - €1,550 - €2.13/kg;

  • 1 CH – 735kg - €1,505 - €2.04/kg;

  • 1 CH – 405kg - €1,170 - €2.89/kg;

  • 1 LM – 370kg - €1,035 - €2.80/kg;

  • 1 LM – 505kg - €1,355 - €2.68/kg.

Heifers

  • 1 LM – 660kg - €1,650 - €2.50/kg;

  • 1 PT – 585kg - €1,550 - €2.65/kg;

  • 1 CH – 635kg - €1,550 - €2.36/kg;

  • 1 CH – 470kg - €1,315 - €2.80/kg;

  • 1 LM – 295kg - €800 - €2.71/kg;

  • 1 CH – 360kg - €950 - €2.64/kg.

Saturday Sale

Weanling bulls pushed from €2.32-€3.02/kg and weanling heifers clicked from €2.35-€3.23/kg while calves reached €575/head on Saturday (March 2nd).

Moving to the other rings, suckler pairings went under the hammer from €1100-€1750, while in-calve entries varied from €850-€1,500.

Bulls

  • 1 CH – 640kg - €1,350 - €2.11/kg;

  • 1 CH – 590kg - €1,260 - €2.14/kg;

  • 1 AA – 660kg - €1,250 - €1.89/kg;

  • 1 CH – 285kg - €860 - €3.02/kg;

  • 1 CH – 305kg - €895 - €2.93/kg;

  • 1 CH – 335kg - €975 - €2.91/kg.

Heifers

  • 1 CH – 365kg - €1,050 - €2.88/kg;

  • 1 BAX – 455kg - €1,040 - €2.29/kg;

  • 1 BAX – 450kg - €1,020 - €2.27/kg;
  • 1 LM – 235kg - €760 - €3.23/kg;

  • 1 CH – 225kg - €680 - €3.03/kg;

  • 1 LM – 250kg - €730 - €2.92/kg.

Image source: Ballinasloe Co-operative Livestock Mart \ Facebook

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