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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 to €5.86/kg as farmers and exporters ‘very active’ at Ennis

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 16-08-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, some 350 lots came under the hammer on Tuesday, August 16th, 2022.

They reported that numbers are “increasing” while trade was “strong” with farmers and shippers “extremely active” in the bull ring.

The spokesperson remarked: “Farmers are very active in the heifer ring. Some excellent stock on offer and heifers topped out at €1,560.”

“In-calf stock peaked at €2,320, and pairs soared to €2,480 in the suckler ring,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 16-08-2022:

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LMX – 365kgs – €2,140 – €5.86/kg;
  • BBX – 375kgs – €1,380- €3.68/kg;
  • LM – 370kgs – €1,200 – €3.24/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 327kgs – €1,090 – €3.32/kg;
  • CHX – 415kgs – €1,170- €2.81/kg;
  • CHX – 245kgs – €740 – €3.02/kg.

Weanling bull prices:                   

  • CH – 470kgs – €1,550 – €3.26/kg;
  • CHX – 350kgs – €1,240 – €3.54/kg;
  • CH – 440kgs – €1,440 – €3.27/kg;
  • BBX – 395kgs – €1,240 – €3.14/kg;
  • CH – 300kgs – €960 – €3.20/kg;
  • CH – 485kgs – €1,560 – €3.21/kg;
  • CH – 290kgs – €980 – €3.37/kg;
  • LM – 510kgs – €1,410 – €2.76/kg;
  • CHX – 355kgs – €1,140 – €3.21/kg;
  • CH – 425kgs – €1,360 – €3.20/kg.

Last week’s weanling sale

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just over 200 cattle came under the hammer at its sale on Tuesday, August 9th, 2022.

The spokesperson reported that there was a smaller entry on offer, including a large number of heavy bulls, which met with “good” demand from feeders and shippers. Some very nice breeding heifers were on offer, and these met good demand.

“A small entry of calves met a good trade, and these topped out at €680 for a Charolais-cross bull of a month old. Meanwhile, in-calf stock made to €1,770,” the spokesperson added.

Read more on this mart report.

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 @10.30am.
  • Every Thursday: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale.

Mart reports

Read more mart prices (with cattle and sheep prices) on That’s Farming.

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