Strong demand for quality at Ballinasloe


Bullocks ranged from €2.21-€2.88/kg, while heifers sold from €2.18/kg-€2.96/kg and cull cows went under the hammer from €700-€1,620.

Strong demand for quality at Ballinasloe

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Bullocks ranged from €2.21-€2.88/kg, while heifers sold from €2.18/kg-€2.96/kg and cull cows went under the hammer from €700-€1,620.

Bullocks ranged from €2.21-€2.88/kg, while heifers sold from €2.18/kg-€2.96/kg and cull cows went under the hammer from €700-€1,620 at Ballinasloe Mart on Wednesday (September 9th).

Speaking following the weekly cattle sale, a spokesperson for the mart said: “A very good trade and strong demand for quality cattle.”

Bullocks:

  • 1 CHX – 705kg - €1,500;

  • 1 CH – 740kg - €1,500;

  • 1 CH – 645kg - €1,450;

  • 1 CH – 510kg - €1,470;

  • 1 CH – 405kg - €1,130;

  • 1 SA – 405kg - €1,100.

Heifers:

  • 1 CH – 675kg - €1,340;

  • 1 LM – 575kg - €1,300;

  • 1 CH – 645kg - €1,270;

  • 1 LM – 435kg - €1,290;

  • 1 LM – 410kg - €1,140;

  • 1 BA – 345kg - €890.

Averages:

  • Bullocks - €1,072/head or €2.21/kg;

  • Heifers: €974/head or €2.18/kg;

  • Dry cows: €1,155/head.

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