A Belgian Blue-cross bull weanling was tapped forwarded as the Champion at Aurvio Ballinrobe Mart on Monday, September 10th.
Weighing 425kg, the entry, offered for sale by Mary Judge, Coolnaha, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo was acquired by Hubert Maxwell at €1,250 (€2.94/kg).
Purchasers placed an emphasis on quality lots at the show and sale, with a price range from €2.32-2.80/kg recorded for heifers, while bulls pushed from €2.57-€3.08/kg.
“The Annual Show and Sale of Weanlings brought a fine selection of quality calves to the ring.” Tom McGuire - Manager outlined.
“Trade remained vibrant throughout the day despite atrocious weather conditions and confidence in the business in general.” He added.
Weanling Sales will continue at Ballinrobe Mart every Monday for the Autumn period with sales commencing at 11.00 am sharp.
Image source: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart