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‘Beef was not as plentiful as the last few weeks in any of the rings’

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 08-07-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 900 cattle bullocks, heifers and cull cows were on offer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, July 8th.

They noted that “trade was strong, but beef was not as plentiful as the last few weeks in any of the rings”.

“The beef that was available was well sought after again, with quite a few stock going north.”

“Some very fancy prices for those nice quality stores. A large entry of aged bulls on offer. These averaged €1.86/kg with a CH of €1,140kgs making €2,200 and a Limousin of 950kgs hitting €1,950.”

Ennis Mart 08-07-2021:

Bullock prices:
  • LMX – 795kgs – €2,110 – €2.65/kg
  • BBX – 580kgs – €1,675 – €2.88/kg
  • 2 CHX – 752kgs – €2,010 – €2.67/kg
  • 2 AA – 595kgs – €1,500 – €2.52/kg
  • CH – 710kgs – €1,910 – €2.49/kg
  • AA – 485kgs – €1,300 – €2.68/kg
  • 2 CHX – 685kgs – €1,980 – €2.89/kg
  • 4 HEX – 344kgs – €870 – €2.53/kg
  • 2 CH – 652kgs – €1,910 – €2.93/kg
  • 5 LMX – 453kgs – €1,350 – €2.98/kg
Heifer prices:
  • CH – 695kgs – €1,720 – €2.47/kg;
  • BBX – 520kgs – €1,700 – €3.27/kg;
  • AA – 650kgs – €1,660 – €2.55/kg;
  • CH – 570kgs – €1,550 – €2.72/kg;
  • LMX – 620kgs – €1,640 – €2.64/kg;
  • BBX – 455kgs – €1,380 – €3.03/kg;
  • AA – 595kgs – €1,490 – €2.52/kg;
  • LM – 345kgs – €1,100 – €3.19/kg;
  • 2 AA – 495kgs – €1,250 – €2.52/kg;
  • LM – 450kgs – €1,350 – €3.00/kg.
Cull cow prices:
  • SIX – 890kgs – €1,970 – €2.21/kg;
  • CH – 770kgs – €1,800 – €2.34/kg;
  • LM – 785kgs – €1,830 – €2.33/kg;
  • FR – 495kgs – €780 – €1.58/kg;
  • AA – 690kgs – €1,410 – €2.04/kg;
  • CH – 565kgs – €1,380 – €2.44/kg;
  • LM – 760kgs – €1,790 – €2.35/kg;
  • BB – 785kgs – €1,740 – €2.21/kg;
  • CH – 635kgs – €1,460 – €2.30/kg.

Prices at Ennis Mart

According to a spokesperson, a “strong” trade prevailed across the board at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021.

They reported that a slightly smaller entry of weanlings was on offer at the weekly cattle sale.

“Some stock have been held back due to autumn-born weanling sale next week, which is showing a much stronger entry.”

“Trade was strong for both males and females, and some of the second and third-grade stock meeting a very strong trade.”

“A small entry of 30 calves available but some strong calves through the sale and these made to €580.  A small entry of suckling stock and €1,820 was the highest achieved for a pair.”

“A couple of dairy in-calf heifers with time up shortly made €1,300 to €1,390. A very strong trade for a small entry of runners,” the spokesperson added.

Read full mart report.

Mart information

  • Address: Ennis weanlings & sheep Mart Quin Rd, Bunnow, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • County: Clare – Town: Ennis
  • Phone: (065) 682-4411
  • Email: info@claremarts.ie

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: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale.

You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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