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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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Heifers to €2,600 (€6.05/kg) at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 10-08-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 300 lots were on offer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, August 10th, 2021.

They reported that “trade good only be described as very good”.

Heifers reached €2,600, while a small entry of calves topped out at €700 – a price paid for a three-and-a-half-month-old LMX bull.

“A nice entry of sucklers met a brisk trade. Pairs climbed to €2,050, and in-calf stock made to €1,950,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 10-08-2021:

WEANLING BULLS:
  • LMX – 225kgs – €810 – €3.60/kg;
  • LIM – 270kgs – €900 – €3.33/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 395kgs – €1,210 – €3.06/kg;
  • CHX – 335kgs – €1,060 – €3.16/kg;
  • 2 BBX – 440kgs – €1,300 – €3.13/kg;
  • CHX – 330kgs – €1,030 – €3.12/kg;
  • LMX – 220kgs – €850 – €3.86/kg.
WEANLING HEIFERS:
  • 1 LMX – 290kgs – €1,060 – €3.65/kg;
  • 1 LIM – 430kgs – €2,600 – €6.05/kg [main photo];
  • 5 CHX – 265kgs – €880- €3.32/kg;
  • 6 BAX – 350kgs – €990 – €2.82/kg;
  • 4 CHX – 280kgs – €830 – €2.96/kg;
  • 1 CHX – 420kgs – €1,100 – €2.61/kg.

Prices at last week’s sale.

According to a spokesperson, weanling entry numbers were similar to the previous week at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021.

The spokesperson reported that there was a “slight increase” in runner numbers on the previous week.

“Calf numbers were small with a 3-month-old Charolais bull calf making €670. Pairs in the suckler ring made €1,860.”

“Quite a few heifers were over the 400kg mark. Top-quality bulls frequently hit €3/kg, especially for bulls up to 350kgs. Again, good heifers were sought after,” the spokesperson added.

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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