Not to be missed: RTÉ’s Nationwide at Aurivo’s Balla Mart in Co Mayo
Irene Bermingham takes an eye-opening trip to Balla Mart in time for a Nationwide special
21 June 2017 Markets
Short-keep steers and heifers brisk; quality stores firm
Last Saturday’s sale at Balla Mart saw another entry of close to 800 cattle on offer, which is well up on the same week last year.
5 April 2017 Markets
Quality paying dividends in Balla
Last Monday's weanling sale at Balla Mart saw a very strong trade for good-quality weanlings, driven by farmer and exporter demand. However, demand for plain weanlings was not as strong.
Strong demand for quality bulls at Balla
The main Camera at the mart was at last Tuesday's weanling sale at Balla Mart. There was strong demand for all good-quality bulls, with plainer cattle and heifers a slightly slower sale.
14 September 2016 Markets
Steady trade for quality lots but cows a little easier
Despite Brexit affecting the live trade in some areas, Balla Mart had a steady trade for all good continental types on Saturday last. Plainer types were slightly easier, as were cows.
Steady trade for average quality lots
This week camera at the mart was at last Tuesday's special weanling sale at Balla mart, Co. Mayo
29 October 2014 Markets
Mart price update: Prices of continental cattle steady
Heifers are demanding higher prices than the equivalent store bullock.
30 November -0001 News
Demand for quality cattle remains firm
Numbers available have continued to drop with prices of lesser quality types remaining under pressure.
30 November -0001 News
Mart price update - Cow numbers increasing at marts
In the south, there are reports of much increased numbers of predominantly Friesian cows passing through marts.
30 November -0001 News
Crowds flock to Balla Bank Holiday weekend sale
Today's store cattle sale at Balla mart in Co Mayo saw strong numbers of farmers turn out to source cattle resulting in another lively trade.
30 November -0001 Markets
Mart report: Price premium for quality stock
We visited Balla mart on Saturday to see how trade is going.
30 November -0001 Markets
Solid trade for forward lots at Balla
There was increased buyer activity at Balla mart today, particularly for forward steers and heifers. Demand for all good quality continentals is firm.
30 November -0001 Markets