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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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Weanling heifers peak at €2,100 at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – cattle sale – 06-04-2021

Over 900 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, April 6th, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “strong trade all-round” with “some very fancy prices for some heifers”.

“Quite a number of autumn-born stock appearing and some very good prices for these in both bull and heifer rings.” the spokesperson remarked.

“Suckler stock were a great trade for pairs and made to €2,600. In the calf ring, the number of Friesians are falling, and these made €50 to €90.”

Furthermore, Aberdeen-Angus-cross calves made €90 to €320, while Hereford-cross calves ranged from €100 to €320. “A top-quality Limousin bull calf made €560. Belgian-Blue calves made to €460 and a few dairy stock made to €1,690.” the spokesperson concluded.

Ennis Mart 06-04-2021

Weanling bulls:
  • LMX – 295kgs – €950 – €3.22/kg;       
  • AA – 550kgs – €1,170 – €2.13/kg;
  • LMX – 270kgs – €900 – €3.33/kg;
  • CH – 410kgs – €1,110 – €2.67/kg;
  • LMX – 410kgs – €1,100 – €2.68/kg;
  • CH – 340kgs – €1,060 – €3.12/kg;       
  • LMX – 385kgs – €1,150 – €2.98/kg ;
  • LM – 360kgs – €1,080 – €3.00/kg;       
  • CH – 375kgs – €1,090 – €2.91/kg;
  • LM – 370kgs – €1,030 – €2.78/kg;       
Weanling heifers:
  • CHX – 335kgs – €1,190 – €3.55/kg;
  • BBX – 395kgs – €2,100 – €5.32/kg;
  • 3 BB – 380kgs – €1,460 – €3.84/kg;
  • CHX – 370kgs – €1,360 – €3.67/kg;
  • BBX – 400kgs – €1,550 – €3.87/kg;    
  • CH – 385kgs – €1,370 – €3.56/kg;
  • CH – 290kgs – €1,020 – €3.52/kg;
  • LM – 300kgs – €1,260- €4.20/kg;
  • CH – 405kgs – €1,130 – €2.79/kg;    
  • LM – 405kgs – €1,140 – €2.81/kg.

Last week’s cattle sale

Over 1,100 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They noted that that weekly cattle sale included over 250 calves.

“The lighter Friesian bull calves made €50 to €80 with the better calves making €90 to €160. A very good trade for beef breeds in the calf ring with Hereford-cross calves making to €395. BBX calves making to €460 and Limousin and Charolais calves to €475. “AA calves were a very good trade also and made €185 to €295.”

“Strong trade in suckler ring but good pairs available today and these made to €2,210.  A handful of dairy stock made to €1,560. A strong trade was recorded for both bull and heifer weanlings.” the spokesperson concluded.

Mart information
  • Address: Ennis weanlings & sheep Mart Quin Rd, Bunnow, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • County: Clare – Town: Ennis
  • Phone: (065) 682-4411
  • Email: [email protected]
Upcoming sales at Ennis Mart:
  • Every Tuesday: Weanlings, dairy & suckler stock, runners, calves, sheep bull weanlings @11am. Heifer weanlings @ 12:30 and calf sale @10.30
  • Every Thursday: bullocks, heifers, dry cows & aged bulls. bullocks @11:00am and cows @10.30
  • You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming.
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