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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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‘Extremely strong’ farmer demand at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 22-06-2021

According to a spokesperson, a similar-sized entry went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021.

They reported that “trade could only be described as strong”.

“Some good quality autumn-born weanlings and serious demand for these, both bulls and heifers. Calf numbers were small with 50 on offer but again a great demand. A 3-month-old Charolais heifer calf made €595.”

“Pairs in the suckler ring made to €1,870 and in-calf lots made to €1,690. Two breeding Charolais bulls made €1,910 and €2,200. Farmer demand is extremely strong at present,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 22-06-2021: 

Weanling bull prices:
  • LMX – 445kgs – €1,290 – €2.90/kg;
  • CHX – 230kgs – €770 – €3.35/kg;
  • LMX – 365kgs – €1,120 – €3.07/kg;
  • 3 LMX – 365kgs – €1,100 – €3.01/kg;
  • CHX – 295kgs – €980 – €3.32/kg;
  • LMX – 390kgs – €1,200 – €3.07/kg;
  • BBX – 385kgs – €1,080 – €2.81/kg;
  • LMX – 235kgs – €780 – €3.32/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 407kgs – €1,230 – €3.02/kg;
  • LMX – 400kgs – €1,000 – €2.75/kg.
Weanling heifer prices:
  • LM – 315kgs – €1,090 – €3.46/kg;
  • CHX – 270kgs – €950 – €3.52/kg ;
  • CH – 345kgs – €1,130 – €3.27/kg;
  • LMX – 295kgs – €970 – €3.29/kg;
  • LM – 270kgs – €810 – €3/kg;
  • CH – 385kgs – €1,180 – €3.06/kg;
  • SAX – 500kgs – €1,360 – €2.72/kg;
  • CHX – 375kgs – €1,160 – €3.09/kg;
  • LM – 350kgs – €1,070 – €3.06/kg;
  • SAX – 465kgs – €1,280 – €2.75/kg.
Ennis Mart 17-06-2021: 

According to a spokesperson, over 500 lots went under the hammer at its bullock sale on Friday, June 17th.

Young store bullocks met with a farmer driven, trade. “Northern activity was also very strong today for anything with flesh.”  

“Trade could only be described as on fire. Cull cows again met a serious trade topping out at €2.61/kg.  A small entry of cull bulls made to €2.50/kg.”  

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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