It was mainly lesser-quality cattle and plain light types in particular that were met with poorer prices today at Balla. Demand for forward store bullocks and heifers was particularly strong and prices were steady.

The best trade was for store bullocks, which were met with strong demand and steady prices. Bullocks over 600kg sold mainly from €700 to €800 over the weight. Better-quality types made as much as €850 along with the weight. Lighter types from 500kg to 600kg sold at similar prices of €700 to €800 over the weight for the average bullock. Those from 400kg to 500kg sold mainly from €600 to €700 along with the weight.