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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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Cattle trade ‘getting tougher all-round’

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 26-10-2021

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 1,000 lots were on offer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021.

They reported that calves sold to €330, while suckler pairs hit €2,390 and in-calf, lots topped out at €2,190.

Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson said:

“Trade is getting tougher all-round except the top quality bulls. The heifer trade improved  on the week. Quality getting very mixed in the bulls and heifers, but quality runners held okay.”

Ennis Mart 26-10-2021:

Weanling bulls:
  • CH – 270kgs – €900 – €3.33/kg;
  • CH – 360kgs – €1,170 – €3.25/kg;
  • LM – 285kgs – €910 – €3.19/kg;
  • BBX – 450kgs – €1,420 – €3.15/kg;
  • CH – 280kgs – €940 – €3.36/kg;
  • BBX – 405kgs – €1,220 – €3.01/kg;
  • LM – 280kgs – €890 – €3.17/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 428kgs – €1,140 – €2.66/kg;
  • 3 CH – 240kgs – €880 – €3.66/kg;
  • 1 LM – 400kgs – €1,100 – €2.75/kg;
  • 4 HEX – 288kgs – €680 – €2.35/kg;
  • 2 AA – 340kgs – €740 – €2.18/kg.
Weanling heifers:
  • LM – 242kgs – €860 – €3.54/kg;
  • LMX – 475kgs – €1,310 – €2.76/kg;
  • 4 CH – 252kgs – €770 – €3.05/kg;
  • 2 CH – 467kgs – €1,140 – €2.44/kg;
  • CHX – 335kgs – €1,180 – €3.52/kg;
  • LM – 375kgs – €1,350 – €3.60/kg;
  • BBX – 315kgs – €930 – €2.95/kg;
  • LM – 360kgs – €1,180 – €3.28/kg;
  • LM – 360kgs – €1,020 – €2.83/kg;
  • 1 AA – 365kgs – €850 – €2.33/kg.
Bullock prices:

According to a spokesperson, just under 600 bullocks went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Friday, October 22nd.

They reported that the sale attracted “large” numbers of 550kgs upwards.

Speaking following the sale at the Clare-based mart, the spokesperson said:

“The quality stores and beef type bullocks held a very strong trade.”

“However, lighter lots and the slightly lesser quality would be back by about €30 to €40 on the week. Demand from the north remained positive.”

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.
Mart reports

Read more mart prices (with cattle and sheep prices) on That’s Farming.

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