Limousin cow and calf make €2300 at Balla Mart


Increase in demand for store continental types

Limousin cow and calf make €2300 at Balla Mart

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Increase in demand for store continental types

Balla Mart Report...

“On Saturday the 27th of February the End of Month sale was held with just approx 800 lots on offer. Store's were a better trade and were up on last week."

Store continental types were selling very well and were making from €600 to €860 with the weight and averaged from €1.83 to €3.26 p/kg. One store bullock 380kg made €1240 euro that's €860 euro with the weight.
The heavy bullocks averaged from €1.74 to €2.99 p/kg...the best a 740kg which made €1620 euro.

In the heifers there was 320 lots on offer & were a simular trade to last week. Quality Store heifers were a serious trade making from around 500 to 840 euro with the weight and averaged from €2.00 to €3.23 Euro p/kg. The best Store was a breeding heifer for the northern trade a 460kg BBX that made €1300 or €2.83 p/kg.
Heavy heifers were trading well. The best price was a 540kg CHX that made €1475 that's €935 euro with the weight and these heavy heifers were averaging €1.73 to €2.86 p/kg,

There was 150 cows on offer this week. There was a special sale of 20 in calf cows. The top price this week was a 3 yr old 5*star Lim cow & bull calf at foot that made €2300 euro.

In the dry cows the best was a 8 year old Lim weighing 860kg that made €1785 euro and averaged from €1.30 to €2.16 p/kg.

There was a smaller weanling sale this saturday as there will be a special U & R Grade sale next week. They met with a good trade and anything good made the price.
Bulls averaged from €2.21 to €3.30 per kg. The best a 480kg LMX which made €1110.
In the heifer weanling there was some nice cattle, They were in good demand from farmers & exporters.
Light heifers averaged from €2.37 to €3.43 per kg
Heavier heifers were making €2.18 to €2.89 per kg.

Bullocks

290KG CHX €910 @ €3.14 P/KG
365KG CHX €1180 @ €3.23 P/KG
430KG CHX €1285 @ €2.99 P/KG
600KG CHX €1455 @ €2.43 P/KG
665KG CHX €1490 @ €2.24 P/KG
740KG LMX €1620 @ €2.19 P/KG

Heifers

290KG CHX €930 @ €3.21 P/KG
325KG LMX €1050 @ €3.23 P/KG
460KG BBX €1300 @ €2.83 P/KG
540KG CHX €1475 @ €2.73 P/KG
645KG CH_ €1490 @ €2.31 P/KG

Bull Weanlings

345KG LM_ €1005 @ €2.91 P/KG
395KG CHX €1055 @ €2.67 P/KG
480KG LMX €1110 @ €2.31 P/KG

Heifer Weanling

285KG CHX €920 @ €3.23 P/KG
355KG CHX €1055 @ €2.97 P/KG
445KG CHX €1265 @ €2.84 P/KG

Next Saturday the 5th of March will be a Special U & R Grade weanling sale in conjunction with the usual cattle sale.

The Bullocks start at 10:00 am & the Heifers start at 10:30 am. The cows start a half hour earlier at the new time of 11:30 am in ring 3. Please have Stock in the sales yard on TIME. The yard opens at 7:30 am.

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