Balla Mart




Pre Booking every Wednesday for Saturdays sale @ 0818 301 401.

Phone 9.30am – 11.00am for Bullocks & Heifers.
Phone 11.00am – 1.00pm for Dry Cows & Springer’s.

Pre Booking every Thursday for the Weanling Sale.

Phone 9.30am – 1.00pm for Weanlings @ 0818-301-401.

Manager: Michael Murphy contact no: 087-2420144.

Balla Mart Office: 094)9365068.

Sales yard opens at 8:00am & Sellers are asked to have cattle penned before the VIEWING time of 10:00am.

The yard closes at 12 noon……Your co-operation is appreciated.

  • Sellers are reminded that all livestock must have two ear Tags.
  • Farmers are advised to have all weanlings be properly butts!!!
  • Full Up to-date Licence from PSRA in place for 2016/2017: Licence No: 00133

Video Above: The Bank Holiday Monday weanling sale the 7th of May a 410kg BBX Bull @ E1,440.00, 2. A 300kg Heifer @ E1,100.00 & 3 A 360KG heifer @ E1,380.00…

Video Above: A smashing char bullock born Aug ’15 935kg @ E2,300.00 sold by a Roonagh – Westport farmer….

Video Above: Craig selling a Char heifer owned by a Killalla road – Ballina farmer weighing 665kg @ E1,700.00 or E1035 with the weight


Photo Above: From the sale of 17-02-2017 a Char Bullock born Mar ’16 sold last Saturday the 17th by a Curry – Sligo farmer weighing 790kg @ E1,905.00 or E1,115 with the weight….


Video Above: On the 13th Jan 2018 the first sale back proved a great success the following…A 730kg CHX bullock born Apr 15 sold by a Ardacarra – Bohola farmer for E1,720.00 euro or 990 euro with the weight.


Photo Above: From the sale of 26-08-2017 a smashing char bullock 785kg made E1,920.00 euro at Balla Mart…the bullock was born Aug ’15 and sold by a Boleyboy – Claremorris farmer who was very pleased with her sales as she had another bullock which also made E1,920.00.

Photo Above: Best Wishes to Auctioneer Adrien Tansey who retired on Saturday last the 27th of May…



Balla Mart Report…

On Saturday the 19th of May the sale was held at Balla with just over 1000 cattle on offer. The prices of last week were well mantained. It’s amazing the way the demand is considering the weather. A lot of bullocks were 2017 & under the 400 kg. These 300kg to 400kg averaged 2.60p/kg and the best a 365kg Char sold by a Cashel – Charlestown farmer born Apr ’17 at E1,125.00 or 3.08 p/kg. Bullocks 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.34 p/kg…the best a nice 485kg LMX born Apr ’16 sold by a Lurga – Charlestown farmer at E1,350.00 or 2.78p/kg, While heavier bullocks 500kg + averaged 2.41 p/kg. There was good demand for these strong types and prices remain good…a 685kg CH_ bullock born Feb ’16 sold by a Carrandine – Balla farmer for E1,750.00 euro or 1065 euro with the weight.
There was a good sale of heifers with just over 300 on offer this week and prices improved on last week. Heifers up to 400 kg averaged 2.47 Euro p/kg . The best a CHX heifer born Apr ’17 weighing 390kg sold by a Corrimbla – Ballina farmer for E1,100.00 or E2.82p/kg. Heifers 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.43 p/kg with the weight. There was a 475kg CHX born Oct ’16 sold be a Meelick – Killalla farmer at E1,310.00 or 2.76 p/kg. While 500kg plus were up & averaged 2.58p/kg…they met with a very strong trade and the best an exceptional 630kg LMX heifer for feeding born Jan ’16 sold by a Ballina Rd – Crossmolina farmer for E1,700.00 or 2.71 p/kg or E1070 with the weight while another 580kg LMX heifer sold be a the same farmer made E1,630.00 or E1050 with the weight.
This week there was a good sale of cows with 180 between dry’s and springers. The best a March ’11 born Lim cow with its BB Bull calf at foot sold by a Lissbrogan – Swinford farmer for E2.300.00 euro,…..while in the dry cows there was some excellent prices paid a 710kg Lim Cow born Apr ’13 sold by a Tullinacurry – Swinford farmer for E1,785.00 euro and overall dry cows averaged 1.87 p/kg this week. There was approx 100 bull weanlings on offer and the trade was good and in general they made from 2.40 to 2.72 p/kg with anything special making just over the 3.00p/kg…

270KG CH_ E950 @ 3.52 P/KG

355KG CHX E1115 @ 3.15 P/KG

485KG LMX E1350 @ 2.78 P/KG

590KG LMX E1590 @ 2.69 P/KG

685KG CH_ E1750 @ 2.55 P/KG


290KG CH_ E890 @ 3.07 P/KG

380KG LMX E1090 @ 2.87 P/KG

475KG CHX E1310 @ 2.76 P/KG

580KG LMX E1630 @ 2.81 P/KG

*630KG LMX E1710 @ 2.71 P/KG

The next sale will the End of Month sale on Saturday the 26th of May with booking on Wednesday the 23rd of May at 09:30 am for the Bullocks & Heifers & 11:00am for the cows while the booking for the Weanlings will be on Thursday the 24th at 09:30am on 0818-301-401.

It is now an option for sellers to get paid by EFT payment to their Bank Account…if interested please get the necessary form from the mart.

Also all cattle must have two tags & be properly de-horned when presented for sale.

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