Balla Mart

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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 de-horned..no butts!!!
  • Full Up to-date Licence from PSRA in place for 2016/2017: Licence No: 001333

 

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.

Balla Mart Report…

On Saturday the 18th of Aug the sale was held at Balla. It was a fine trade with anything special making serious prices. There was smashing store bullocks on offer. There was a lot of feedlot buyers in attendance this week. Bullocks 300kg to 400kg bullocks averaged 2.09p/kg and the best a 390kg CHX sold by a Hollyhill – Castlebar farmer born June ’17 at E1,150.00 or 2.95 p/kg. Good store bullocks 450kg made around E1200 & 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.22 p/kg…the best a 440kg LMX born Mar ’17 sold by a Meeleck – Swinford farmer at E1,185.00 or 2.69p/kg, While heavier bullocks 500kg + averaged 2.12 p/kg. A 740kg CHX bullock born June ’16 sold by an Castlehill – Ballina farmer for E1,645.00 euro or 905 euro with the weight.
There was over 220 Heifers on offer this week & a very steady trade . Heifers up to 400 kg averaged 2.12 Euro p/kg this week or the best around E640 with the weight The best a BBX heifer born June ’17 weighing 390kg sold for breeding by a Glenhest – Newport farmer for E1,080.00 or E2.77p/kg. Heifers 400kg to 500kg averaged 2.21 p/kg with the weight. There was a 490kg LMX heifer for export born April ’16 sold be a Castlehill – Ballina farmer at E1,260.00 or 2.57 p/kg. While 500kg plus averaged 2.13p/kg…they met with a lively trade and the best a 720kg CHX heifer born July ’16 sold by a Belcarra – Castlebar farmer for E1,500.00 or 2.08 p/kg. There was 120 cows on offer and they were a great trade. There was 30 springers…there was a Mar ’14 Cow with its bull calf at foot that made E1,500.00 sold by a Lakehill – Knock farmer. In the dry cows there was some excellent prices paid a 935kg Lim Cow born Mar ’10 sold by a Sandyhill – Westport farmer for E2,030.00 euro and overall dry cows were averaged 1.84 p/kg this week. There was a sale of weanlings…in general bulls made from 2.35 to 2.62 p/kg the best a 475kg June ’17 LMX sold by a Fairhill – Islandeady farmer at E1,210.00 or 2.55 p/kg.

Bullocks:

390KG CHX E1150 @ 2.95 P/KG

440KG LMX E1185 @ 2.69 P/KG

570KG CHX E1455 @ 2.55 P/KG

695KG AAX E1530 @ 2.20 P/KG

*740KG CHX E1645 @ 2.22 P/KG

Heifers:

280KG LMX E650 @ 2.32 P/KG

*390KG BBX E1080 @ 2.77 P/KG

490KG LMX E1260 @ 2.57 P/KG

575KG LMX E1390 @ 2.42 P/KG

725KG CHX E1500 @ 2.07 P/KG

Weanling Bulls

385KG CHX E960 @ 2.49 P/KG

*475KG LMX E1210 @ 2.55 P/KG

The next sale will be the End of Month Continental Sale on Saturday the 25th of Aug with booking on Wednesday the 22nd of Aug at 09:30 am for the Bullocks & Heifers & 11:00am for the cows while the booking for the Weanlings will be on Thursday the 23rd 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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