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Prices from €5 to €2,640 at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 26-04-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 1,000 lots passed through its rings on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022.

They reported that despite an increase in numbers across all categories, trade “remained strong”.

They noted that trade was “especially strong” in the bull weanling ring as farmers and exporters were “very active”.

Hereford-calves calves ranged from €150 to €270, while Aberdeen-Angus calves changed hands from €130-€240 and continental calves peaked at €605. Furthermore, Friesian calves sold from €5/head.

Meanwhile, a number of dairy cows went under the hammer for up to €2,000, while pairs in the suckler ring soared to €2,640 and in-calf lots topped out at €1,700.

Ennis Mart 26-04-2022:

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CH – 485kgs – €1,400 – €2.88/kg;
  • CH – 340kgs – €1,160 – €3.41/kg;
  • LM – 440kgs – €1,310- €2.98/kg;
  • LM – 310kgs – €1,150 – €3.71/kg;
  • CH – 405kgs – €1,260- €3.11/kg;
  • 2 CH – 340kgs – €1,090 – €3.21/kg;
  • LMX – 380kgs – €1,380 – €3.63/kg;
  • LMX – 290kgs – €950 – €3.28/kg;
  • CH – 350kgs – €1,160 – €3.31/kg;
  • CH – 350kgs – €1,160 – €3.31/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 490kgs – €1,490 – €3.04/kg;
  • CH – 515kgs – €1,530 – €2.97/kg;
  • LMX – 390kgs – €1,350 – €3.46/kg;
  • LM – 270kgs – €950 – €3.52/kg;
  • 2 LIM – 400kgs – €1,390 – €3.47/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 278kgs – €900 – €3.23/kg;
  • LM – 400kgs – €1,300 – €3.25/kg;
  • LM – 450kgs – €1,470 – €3.26/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 357kgs – €1,260- €3.55/kg;
  • CH – 510kgs – €1,460 – €2.86/kg;
  • LM – 355kgs – €1,310 – €3.69/kg;
  • CH – 355kgs – €1,260- €3.55/kg.
Last week’s sale

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 800 lots changed hands at Tuesday’s (April 19th, 2022) sale.

They reported that a smaller entry of bull weanlings went under the hammer, but all other categories witnessed increased throughputs.

Furthermore, trade improved in both the heifer and bull rings on the back of “increased” farmer activity.

At Tuesday’s sale, dairy stock made to €1,490, while suckler pairs sold to €2,520.

Predominantly beef breeds were available in the calf ring; continentals fetched up to €525, while Aberdeen Angus calves pushed from €50 to €240, Hereford-cross calves sold from €145 to €325.

Read the full report.

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.

Email us – marts@thatsfarming.com – to include your reports. 

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