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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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‘We had both online and ringside bidding and this made no change to prices’

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 20-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, over 400 lots went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, May 20th, 2021.

They reported that forward stock remained a “very strong trade” in both rings.  “There was a large entry of aged bulls which averaged €1.89/kg and a LM of 1,125kgs made €2,350.”

“We had both online and ringside bidding and this made no change to prices. A number of buyers have continued to conduct their business online, as they have become comfortable with the system,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 20-05-2021

Heifer prices:

  • LMX – 450kgs – €1,320 – €2.93/kg;
  • HEX – 615kgs – €1,310 – €2.13/kg;
  • LM – 475kgs – €1,250 – €2.63/kg;
  • LMX – 595kgs – €1,490 – €2.50/kg;
  • CH – 530kgs – €1,440 – €2.71/kg;
  • LM – 435kgs – €1,240 – €2.85/kg;
  • HEX – 510kgs – €1,080 – €2.12/kg;
  • LM – 605kgs – €1,630 – €2.69/kg;
  • CHX – 750kgs – €1,750 – €2.33/kg;
  • AA – 450kgs – €940 – €2.08/kg;
  • LMX – 640kgs – €1,710 – €2.67/kg;
  • HEX – 520kgs – €1,100 – €2.11/kg.

Cull cow prices:

  • LMX – 965kgs – €2,160 – €2.34/kg;
  • FR – 460kgs – €650 – €1.41/kg;
  • SH – 805kgs – €1,780 – €2.21/kg;
  • JEX – 450kgs – €490 – €1.09/kg;
  • CH – 880kgs – €1,870 – €2.12/kg;
  • AU – 555kgs – €960 – €1.73/kg;
  • HEX – 795kgs – €1,640 – €2.06/kg;
  • FR – 745kgs – €1,130 – €1.52/kg;
  • CH – 630kgs – €1,490 – €2.36/kg;
  • FR – 650kgs – €990 – €1.52/kg.

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 18-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, some 600 lots, including some 140 calves, went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021.

A spokesperson reported that ringside and online activity generated a “strong trade” in the calf ring. They reported that the majority of calves on offer were continentals, with a top call of €645.

“Bull trade strong also with quite a few autumn-born weanlings again. Again, the quality heifers a very fine trade and a few farmers about for a breeding heifer.”

“A handful of Friesian yearling heifers made from €660 to €850. S

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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