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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-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 firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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‘Very little’ shipping activity in weanling rings at Ennis

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 01-11-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 780 lots changed hands at its most recent cattle sale on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022.

The spokesperson reported that runner heifers climbed to €870 and runner bulls fetched up to €1,040.

Again, in the suckler ring, mostly in-calf lots came under the hammer, and these topped out at €2,400 and pairs made to €2,300. A “handful” of suck calves sold for up to €460 for a one-month-old Aberdeen Angus.

Speaking following the general weekly cattle sale, the spokesperson said: “There was more life in the heifer ring as more farmers were about.”

“Meanwhile, trade in the bull ring was similar to last week, with very little activity by shippers.”

“The top quality lots were very much sought after, and up to €3.80/kg was forked out for the tops of these,” the spokesperson added.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 2 CH – 390kgs – €1,180 – €3.02/kg;
  • 2 CH – 297kgs – €990- €3.33/kg;
  • LM – 360kgs – €1,160 – €3.22/kg;
  • CH – 290kgs – €940 – €3.24/kg;
  • LM – 340kgs – €1,100- €3.23/kg;
  • 3 CH – 290kgs – €870 – €3.00/kg;
  • CH – 330kgs – €970 – €2.94/kg;
  • LM – 255kgs – €870 – €3.41/kg;
  • LM – 265kgs – €810 – €3.05/kg;
  • LM – 335kgs – €1,000 – €2.98/kg.

Weanling bull prices

  • CH -360kgs – €1,370 – €3.80/kg;
  • LM -400kgs – €1,200 – €3.00/kg;
  • CH – 370kgs – €1,230 – €3.32/kg;
  • 1 CH – 415kgs – €1,190 – €2.87/kg;
  • CH – 325kgs – €1,130 – €3.47/kg;
  • CH – 405kgs – €1,150 – €2.84/kg;
  • 1 CH – 345kgs – €1,100 – €3.19/kg;
  • CH – 290kgs – €980 – €3.38/kg;
  • LM – 295kgs – €980 – €3.32/kg;
  • LM – 300kgs – €1,040 – €3.46/kg.
Last week’s cattle prices

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 1,100 lots changed hands at its cattle sale on Tuesday, October 25th, 2022.

They reported that runner heifers climbed to €820, while bulls topped out at €1,000.

Shippers were active in the bull ring and more farmers made their presence felt in the heifer ring.

A large entry of suckler stock and mostly in-calf lots and an in-calf heifer due shortly, peaked at €2,340.

Read more on this mart report.

Upcoming sales at Ennis Mart:

  • Every Tuesday: Weanlings, dairy & suckler stock, runners, calves, sheep bull weanlings @ 11am. Heifer weanlings @ 12:30 and calf sale @10.30am.
  • Every Thursday: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale.

Mart reports

Read more mart prices (with cattle and sheep prices) on That’s Farming.

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