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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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Breeding heifers to €1,990 at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – cull cow and heifer prices – 08-04-2021

Cow numbers remained steady, while heifer numbers declined at Ennis Mart on Thursday, April 8th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “very strong trade all round” with a “super trade” for heifers with breeding potential.

“Some very good cows again and a good mix of beef and stores in this ring. Aged bulls also met a strong trade with a Limousin of 965kgs at €1,800 and bulls averaged €1.96/kg.” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 08-04-2021

Heifers:
  • 2 HEX – 357kgs – €740 – €2.07/kg;
  • BBX – 465kgs – €1,990 – €4.28/kg;
  • LMX – 570kgs – €1,410 – €2.47/kg;
  • BBX – 460kgs – €1,380 – €3.00/kg;
  • CH – 645kgs – €1,540 – €2.39/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 375kgs – €1,010 – €2.69/kg;
  • CHX – 690kgs – €1,810 – €2.62/kg ;
  • AA – 365kgs – €800 – €2.19/kg;
  • CHX – 655kgs – €1,680 – €2.56/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 512kgs – €1,080 – €2.11/kg.
Cull cows:
  • LMX – 940kgs – €2,100 – €2.23/kg;
  • SH – 780kgs – €1,440 – €1.84/kg;
  • LM – 840kgs – €1,960 – €2.33/kg;
  • FRX – 665kgs – €1,080 – €1.62/kg;
  • HEX – 815kgs – €1,600 – €1.96/kg;
  • AA – 630kgs – €1,240 – €1.96/kg;
  • BBX – 765kgs – €1,890 – €2.47/kg;
  • FR – 700kgs – €1,110 – €1.58/kg;
  • LM – 665kgs – €1,490 – €2.24/kg;
  • FR – 795kgs – €1,220 – €1.53/kg.

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 01-04-2021

A smaller entry went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, April 1st, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that trade held “very strong” with a top call of €2,790 for a Belgian Blue cull cow, weighing 860kgs.

“Numbers slightly back in both the heifer and the cow ring. Aged bulls were a very good trade too and averaged €1.99/kg with a BB of 960kgs hitting €2,000.  Also, a very good LM bull of 990kgs making €1,840.”

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.

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, click here.
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