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€3,340 Icecream daughter tops Ballinrobe Mart’s weanling show and sale at €9.17/kg

Ballinrobe Mart – Weanlings – 12-09-2022

Prices soared to €3,340 at Ballinrobe Mart’s show and sale of weanlings on Monday, September 12th, 2022.

That is according to manager, Tom McGuire, who reported that an April-2022-born Limousin-cross Elite Icecream daughter topped the sale, after clinching the champion silverware.

She then proceeded to cross the scales at 375kgs and changed hands for €3,440 or €9.17/kg.

According to the breeder, Patrick Walsh, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, her dam is a home-bred Belgian Blue-cross cow, with BBQ (AI Belgian Blue bull) and CWI (AI Limousin bull) blood.

Other weanling heifer prices on the day as follows:
  • CHX – 5 months – 290kgs – €740;
  • LMX – 7 months – 295kgs – €1,000;
  • CHX – 205kgs – 4 months – €640;
  • AAX – 310kgs – 7 months – €700;
  • SHX – 415kgs – 8 months – €1,790;
  • SHX – 435kgs – 8 months – €1,140;
  • LMX – 350kgs – 10 months – €960;
  • CHX – 300kgs – 7 months – €750;
  • BBX – 335kgs – 8 months – €1,690;
  • CHX – 370kgs – 8 months – €1,120;
  • CHX – 285kgs – 7 months – €740;
  • CHX – 405kgs – 11 months – €1,180;
  • CHX – 355kgs – 7 months – €1,080;
  • CHX – 315kgs – 6 months – €1,220;
  • BBX – 355kgs – 8 months – €1,800;
  • CHX – 425kgs – 11 months – €1,660.
Weanling bull prices:
  • CHX – 300kgs – 6 months – €1,000;
  • CHX – 255kgs – 5 months – €790;
  • CHX – 260kgs – 5 months – €770;
  • LMX – 380kgs – 7 months – €870;
  • CHX – 325kgs – 6 months – €880;
  • LMX – 390kgs – 8 months – €1,100;
  • AAX – 355kgs – 6 months – €750;
  • CHX – 290kgs – 5 months – €740;
  • LMX – 460kgs – 8 months – €1,450;
  • CHX – 385kgs – 8 months – €890;
  • CHX – 345kgs – 7 months – €900;
  • SHX – 390kgs – 8 months – €840;
  • BBX – 325kgs – 6 months – €1,000;
  • LM – 365kgs – 8 months – €1,340.

Mart information:

  • Address: Aurivo Ballinrobe Mart, Claremorris Road, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo
  • Mart manager: Tom McGuire
  • Sales: Weekly cattle sales on Wednesday at 11 am (subject to seasonal change) and weekly sheep sales on Thursdays
  • Note: Pre-booking every Thursday and Friday from 9 am-1 pm for cattle sales.
  • Contact details: Telephone: 094-9541140.

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