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Weanling bulls to €2,520 at Ballinasloe Mart

Ballinasloe Mart – cattle prices – 18-09-2021

According to a spokesperson, weanling heifers reached €5.13/kg and bulls reached €4.90/kg at Ballinasloe Mart on Saturday, September 18th, 2021.

The sale-topper came in the form of a January-2021-born WBH son, out of a Charolais dam with CF52 blood. Ahead of the sale, the breeder said, the Belgian-Blue-sired “show type” animal was “born small and developed rapidly” and is suitable for breeding or showing.

Ballinasloe Mart 18-09-2021:

  • Weanling bulls: €2.78-€5.20/kg
  • Weanling heifers: €2.79-€5.13/kg;
  • Cow and calf: €1,030-€1,860/head;
  • In-calf cows: €1,000-€1,880;
  • Runners: €450-€580/head.
Weanling bull prices:
  • LMX – 510kgs – €1,640;
  • LM – 500kgs – €1,410;
  • LMX – 480kgs – €1,400;
  • BBX – 520kgs – €2,520;
  • CHX – 300kgs – €1,150;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1,040.
Weanling heifer prices:
  • CHX – 385kg – €1,530;
  • LMX – 395kg – €1,440;
  • 1 LMX – 355kg – €1,410;
  • LMX – 370kg – €1,900;
  • 1 LMX – 340kg – €1,580;
  • LMX – 445kg – €1,900.
  Cattle sale 15-09-2021:
  • Bullocks: €2.46-€2.90/kg;
  • Heifers: €2.27-€2.75/kg;
  • Cows: €900-€1,780/head:
Bullocks:
  • LMX – 495kgs – €1,430;
  • CHX – 640kgs – €1,660;
  • 1 CHX – 665kgs – €1,600;
  • CHX – 640kgs – €1,600;
  • CHX – 390kgs – €1,130;
  • LMX – 405kgs – €1,170.
Heifers:
  • LMX – 590kgs – €1,550;
  • 1 LMX – 635kgs – €1,540;
  • LMX – 640kgs – €1,460;
  • LMX – 400kgs – €1,100;
  • CH – 400kg – €1,060.
Sheep prices 16-09-2021:

A spokesperson reported that last Thursday’s sheep sale attracted a “large entry”. They noted that a “strong” trade prevailed for all lots on offers.

“Hoggets noticed a significant lift with good prices being achieved. Store lambs were a very good trade with ewe lambs up on previous weeks.”

  • Lambs: Average price per head €110 (up to max €200);
  • Hoggets: Minimum price per head €122 (up to max €234);
  • Stags: Average price per head €95 (up to max €130);
  • Ewes: Average price per head €138 (up to max €200);
  • Rams: Minimum price per head €165 (up to max €560).
Ballinasloe Co-operative Livestock Mart information:
  • Address: Ballinasloe Mart, Cleaghmore, Ballinasloe, Co Galway
  • Contact details: 090 9642384
Upcoming sales:
  • Thursday, September 23rd: Suffolk pedigree sheep sale
  • Cattle sale: Every Wednesday and Saturday
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