Monday, June 27, 2022
11.5 C
HomeFarming NewsUp to €4.34/kg for weanling heifers at Ballymote Mart
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Up to €4.34/kg for weanling heifers at Ballymote Mart

Heifers weighing 480kgs+ with potential for breeding met with a strong trade at Ballymote Mart on Thursday (November 12th).

That is according to a spokesperson who reported a “steady” demand for all types at its general cattle sale.

  • Under 500 kgs made from €380-€630 over;
  • 500-600 kg sold from €420-€730 over;
  • Heavier lots climbed to €860 over.
  • Under 500 kg fetched from €350-€735 over;
  • 500-600 kg went under the hammer from €450-€820 over;
  • Heavier lots topped out at €700 over.
Dry cows:
  • Stores pushed from €100-€300 over;
  • Heavier lots varied from €310-€560 over.

Friday’s weanling sale saw a “stronger trade all-around” for lots on offer.

  • Weanling bulls under 300 kg ranged from €320-€600 over;
  • Heavier lots ranged from €340-€600 over;
  • Under 300 kgs sold from €260-€885 over;
  • kg @ 1150 or 4.34 per kg……LMx 275 kg @ 910…LMx 280 kg @ 880…
  • Heavier lots realised €610 over.
- Advertisment -

Most Popular