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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 reach €2,560 at Ennis Mart

 Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 18-03-2021

“Trade could be described as positive all-round” were the words of an Ennis Mart spokesperson, who commented following its recent sale of cull cows and heifers held on Thursday, March 18th, 2021.

“Some very good cows on offer with plenty of beef on them. These were a great trade, with one customer having 30 cows standing €2.04/kg.”

“Heifers were a great trade with a few exceptional prices for a few super heifers. Some good aged bulls on offer also, and again, a very strong trade.”

Ennis Mart 18-03-2021
Heifers:
  • BBX – 565kgs – €2,560 – €4.53/kg;
  • 2 CH – 542kgs – €1,380 – €2.54/kg;
  • PTX – 540kgs – €2,280 – €4.22/kg;
  • 4 CHX – 466kgs – €1,180 – €2.53/kg;
  • PTX – 615kgs – €2,360 – €3.84/kg;
  • AA – 560kgs – €1,230 – €2.19/kg;
  • BBX – 455kgs – €1,260 – €2.77/kg;
  • HEX – 420kgs – €860 – €2.05/kg;
  • 2 CH – 375kgs – €1,040 – €2.77/kg;
  • AA – 640kgs – €1,450 – €2.26/kg.
Cull cows:
  • FR – 630kgs – €990 – €1.57/kg
  • LM – 930kgs – €2,020 – €2.17/kg;
  • FR – 575kgs – €940 – €1.63/kg;
  • BA – 910kgs – €1,910 – €2.12/kg;
  • AA – 590kgs – €1,090 – €1.85/kg;
  • LM – 790kgs – €1,830 – €2.31/kg;
  • AA – 745kgs – €1,560 – €2.09/kg;
  • SAX – 750kgs – €1,580 – €2.10/kg;
  • FR – 725kgs – €1,110 – €1.53/kg;
  • AA – 590kgs – €1,090 – €1.85/kg.

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.”

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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