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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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Weanlings ‘a shade easier’ at Ennis

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Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 20-04-2021

According to a spokesperson, over 1,000 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, April 20th.

They reported that trade for weanlings was “a shade easier”, while the calf trade held steady.

Friesian bulls ranged from €95 to €155, while Aberdeen Angus calves ranged from €180 to €420. Meanwhile, continental calves peaked at €520 and Hereford-cross calves pushed from €160 to €390.

“Dairy stock made to €1,650. Strong demand for pairs in the suckler ring pushed prices out to €2,590 and in-calf lots made to €1,970.”

“Quite a number of autumn-born weanlings on offer and many of these very well done with meal, and more demand for store-type stock,” the spokesperson concluded.

Ennis Mart 20-04-2021

Weanling bulls:
  • LMX – 435kgs – €1,150 – €2.64/kg;
  • CH – 290kgs – €910 – €3.14/kg;
  • LMX – 375kgs – €1,090 – €2.96/kg;
  • LM – 420kgs – €1,110 – €2.64/kg;
  • CH – 280kgs – €900 – €3.21/kg;
  • 5 CHX – 380kgs – €1,080 – €2.84/kg;
  • CH – 400kgs – €1,090 – €2.72/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 377kgs – €1,080 – €2.86/kg;
  • LM – 340kgs – €1,020 – €3.00/kg;
  • CH – 350kgs – €1,070 – €3.06/kg;
  • HEX – 340kgs – €730 – €2.15/kg;
  • AAX – 330kgs – €820 – €2.48/kg.
Weanling heifers:
  • LMX – 285kgs – €920 – €3.23/kg;
  • LM – 390kgs – €1,190 – €3.05/kg;
  • AA – 295kgs – €690 – €2.34/kg;
  • CH – 290kgs – €1,020 – €3.52/kg;
  • LM – 305kgs – €1,000 – €3.07/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 260kgs – €600 – €2.30/kg;
  • LMX – 250kgs – €940 – €3.76/kg;
  • BBX – 395kgs – €1,300 – €3.29/kg;
  • CH – 410kgs – €1,370 – €3.34/kg;
  • LMX – 445kgs – €1,390- €3.12/kg;
  • BBX – 260kgs – €950 – €3.65/kg;
  • BB – 355kgs – €1,480 – €4.17/kg.
Cattle prices at Ennis Mart last week:

According to a spokesperson, over 1,100 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, April 13th.

They reported that a notable increase in calf number at its latest weekly cattle sale. Friesian bull calves went under the hammer from €55-€110, while Hereford calves pushed from €180 to €315.

Meanwhile, Aberdeen-Angus calves ranged from €100 to €315 and continental calves varied from €195 to €510.

“More dairy stock and these made to €1,750. Pairs in the suckler ring made to €2,140 and in-calf lots made to €1,860.”

“The trade in the bull and heifer rings slightly easier but quality was much more variable. Lighter bulls around the 300kg mark and top-quality heifers were a strong trade.” 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: bullocks, heifers, dry cows & aged bulls. bullocks @11:00am and cows @10.30
  • You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming, click here.
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