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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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Prices range from €10 to €2,730 at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 16-03-2021

Over 1,000 cattle were on offer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “strong” trade for stock with a top call of €2,730 for suckler pairs.

“Trade was strong in all rings. It was the first day we had some dairy stock on offer; these were a super trade, with cows in their fourth to sixth lactations making €1,430 to €1,970 for good British-type cows.”

“In-calf stock made to €1,470. Calves were a great trade with Friesian bulls from €50 to €190.”

“A few very light calves made €10 to €40.  HEX calves made €185 to €400, with continental calves making to €475. Aberdeen-Angus-crosses ranged from €175 to €375.  Both weanling bulls and heifers a very strong trade.”

Ennis Mart 16-03-2021
WEANLING BULLS:
  • LMX – 272kgs – €950 – €3.48/kg;
  • CHX – 295kgs – €960 – €3.25/kg;
  • LMX – 480kgs – €1,290 – €2.68/kg;
  • LM – 430kgs – €1,220 – €2.83/kg;
  • CHX – 465kgs – €1,190 – €2.56/kg;
  • LM – 395kgs – €1,150 – €2.91/kg;
  • CH – 500kgs – €1,210 – €2.42/kg;
  • LM – 385kgs – €1,100 – €2.86/kg;
  • CHX – 395kgs – €1,170 – €2.96/kg;
  • LM – 425kgs – €1,150 – €2.70/kg.
WEANLING HEIFERS:
  • CH – 415kgs – €1,200- €2.89/kg;
  • LM – 290kgs – €930 – €3.20/kg;
  • CHX – 485kgs – €1,440 – €2.97/kg;
  • LM – 285kgs – €870 – €3.05/kg;
  • CH – 520kgs – €1,360 – €2.61/kg;
  • PTX – 345kgs – €1,180 – €3.42/kg;
  • CHX – 360kgs – €1,170 – €3.25/kg;
  • LM – 315kgs – €970 – €3.08/kg;
  • CHX – 305kgs – €930 – €3.05/kg;
  • CH – 340kgs – €1,000 – €2.94/kg.
Ennis Mart report – 09-03-2021

Over 1,000 entries, including 225 calves, passed through the ring at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, March 9th, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that Friesian bulls made from €60 to €130, while light calves ranged from €30 to €50 “despite no shippers available”.

A Limousin bull calf hit €650, and many continentals hit €400 and over. Furthermore, Angus calves reached a high of €315 and Herefords went under the hammer from €280 to €365.

Suckler pairings hit a high of €2,580 for a 2016-born Limousin cow and Charolais bull calf at foot; in-calf lots realised €1,870.

“Trade was very strong in all categories with a 99% clearance in the calf ring and a 95% clearance in other classes of stock.”

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: bullocks, heifers, dry cows & aged bulls. bullocks @11:00am and cows @10.30
  • To read more coverage mart prices on That’s Farming, click here.
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