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Prices from €110 to €2,600 (€5.98/kg) at Balla’s weanling sale – Hannon

Aurivo Balla Mart – Weanling Prices – 25-04-2023

According to Stephen Hannon, exporters, farmers, and online buyers were active at Balla Mart’s second last spring weanling sale on Tuesday, April 25th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

The general manager of Aurivo Marts and manager of Balla Mart, reported that a “good” trade prevailed with some “excellent” prices paid at its most recent evening weanling sale.

Weanling bull prices

Weanling bulls, 200kg to 350kg, averaged €3.37/kg, while lots in the 350kg to 450kg levelled at €3.11/kg, and those 450kg+ averaged out at €3.00/kg.

Top of the charts in this ring at €1,475 was one Charolais-cross bull, born in July 2022 and weighing 475kg.

  • CHX – 430kgs – €1,340;
  • CHX – 455kgs – €1,300;
  • CHX – 380kgs – €1,080;
  • LM – 180kgs – €710;
  • PT – 415kgs – €1,340;
  • LMX – 250kgs – €970;
  • HEX – 325kgs – €780;
  • CHX – 320kgs – €1,030;
  • BBX – 430kgs – €1,250;
  • LMX – 370kgs – €1,310;
  • LMX – 360kgs – €1,000;
  • CHX – 295kgs – €980;
  • LMX – 270kgs – €920;
  • CHX – 310kgs – €1,110;
  • CHX – 475kgs – €1,475;
  • LMX – 335kgs – €1,000;
  • PTX – 280kgs – €800;
  • CHX – 440kgs – €1,300;
  • BBX – 345kgs – €1,300;
  • AAX – 370kgs – €900;
  • SI – 370kgs – €1,050;
  • BBX – 365kgs – €1,180;
  • SHX – 265kgs – €650;
  • CHX – 260kgs – €900;
  • BBX – 415kgs – €1,350;
  • SIX – 410kgs – €1,420;
  • AAX – 340kgs – €780;
  • LMX – 175kgs – €550;
  • CHX – 220kgs – €500;
  • SAX – 385kgs – €860;
  • AAX – 360kgs – €1,160;
  • FR – 100kgs – €110;
  • FR – 120kgs – €110;
  • FR – 145kgs – €110.
Heifer weanling prices:

In the heifer weanling ring, prices were “well up”, with those 200kg to 350 kg levelling at 3.22/kg, while heifer weanlings 350kg to 450kg averaged out at €3.13/kg.

One LMX heifer, which crossed the scales at 435kgs, maxed out at €2,600 or €5.98/kg. She is by the AI Limousin bull, Lodge Hamlet and an AJY (Belgian Blue) daughter.

  • HEX – 285kgs – €770;
  • BBX – 310kgs – €1700;
  • LMX – 250kgs – €790;
  • LMX – 265kgs – €880;
  • LMX – 220kgs – €700;
  • LMX – 185kgs – €660;
  • LMX – 320kgs – €950;
  • CHX – 335kgs – €800;
  • AA – 380kgs – €950;
  • SPX – 320kgs – €750;
  • CH – 265kgs – €870;
  • SHX – 235kgs – €550;
  • CHX – 330kgs – €1,090;
  • CHX – 355kgs – €1,000;
  • CHX – 390kgs – €1,260;
  • LMX – 310kgs – €960;
  • CH – 300kgs – €970;
  • BBX – 270kgs – €880;
  • CHX – 185kgs – €640;
  • LMX – 305kgs – €870;
  • AAX – 390kgs – €880;
  • CHX – 295kgs – €1,110;
  • CHX – 335kgs – €1,250;
  • LMX – 305kgs – €990;
  • AAX – 200kgs – €700;
  • CHX – 390kgs – €1,260;
  • CHX – 345kgs – €990;
  • CHX – 380kgs – €1,150;
  • LMX – 275kgs – €810.

 Balla Mart information:

  • Address: Aurivo Balla Mart, Carrowntober, Oughter, Co. Mayo
  • Contact information: Phone: 094-9365068 or see Aurivo’s website.
  • Sale days: Weanlings: Tuesdays (seasonal). Bullocks, heifers, cull cows, sucklers, and stock bulls on Saturdays with rings as follows:

Further reading

Mart reports
  • Read more mart reports(cattle and sheep prices) on That’s Farming.

Note:

Aurivo Balla Mart’s Tuesday evening sales will wrap up on May 9th with expected demand from export and feedlot buyers.

Booking on Thursday, May 4th, 2023, between 9:30 am and 1:00 pm on 0818 301 401.

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