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Weanling heifers to €1,400 at Ballymote Mart

Ballymote Mart report – cattle prices – 12-08-2021

According to a spokesperson, there was a “strong entry of stock” at Ballymote Mart on Thursday, August 12th, 2021.

The mart held a special weanling sale in conjunction with its weekly general cattle sale.

The spokesperson reported that the sale attracted mainly continental-types over 400kg.

Ballymote Mart 12-08-2021

Bullocks under 500 kg made from €500 to €800 over:
  • CHX – 440 kg – €1240;
  • LMX – 450 kg – €1220;
  • CHX – 495 kg – €1,240.
Lots 500 to 600 kg sold from €550 to €820 over:
  • LMX – 520 KG – €1340;
  • 1 LMX – 505 KG – €1260;
  • LMX – 500 KG – €1,260.
Heavier lots realised €940 over:
  • AAX – 720 KG – €1,660;
  • 1 AAX – 715 KG – €1,630;
  • AAX – 665 KG – €1,560.
Heifers under 500 kg ranged from €450 to €765 over:
  • LMX – 495 KG – €1,260;
  • CHX – 450 KG – €1,200;
  • LMX – 450 KG – €1,210,
Heavier lots climbed to €850 over:
  • AAX – 710 KG – €1,560;
  • AAX – 575 KG – €1,390;
  • CHX – 545 KG – €1,340;
  • AAX – 645 KG – €1,460.
Dry cows fetched from €300 to €500 over for store dairy-types with heavy lots from €500 to €900 over:
  • AA – 760 KG – €1660;
  • LMX – 720 KG – €1,470;
  • SI – 700 KG – €1,340.
Weanling bulls under 400 kg sold from €350 to €705 over:
  • LMX – 385 KG – €1090;
  • 1 LMX – 380 KG – €1060;
  • CHX – 380 KG – €1020.
Lots over 400 kg realised €900 over:
  • LMX – 900 KG – €1400;
  • CHX – 475 KG – €1,340;
  • 1 CHX – 480 KG – €1350.
Weanling heifers under 400 kg climbed from €350 to €1,015 over:
  • BBX – 385 KG – €1400 or 3.64/kg [main image];
  • LMX – 370 KG – €1,270;
  • CHX – 385 KG – €1200;
  • BBX – 390 KG – €1200.
Heavier lots topped out at €710 over:
  • CHX – 420 KG – €1130;
  • 1 CHX – 455 KG – €1140;
  • LMX – 440 KG – €1130.
Mart information:
  • Address: Ballymote Mart, Fairgreen Road, Ballymote, Co Sligo
  • Sale days: Sheep sales on Tuesdays and cattle sales on Thursdays
Upcoming sales:
  • Thursday, August 19th: Beef Bonanza Sale for Heifers and Bullocks in conjunction with usual lots
  • Opening Friday weanling sale on Friday, September 10th with a special weanling bull sale;
  • Friday, September 17th: Opening weanling heifer sale.
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

See more mart reports.

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