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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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Prices from €10 to €3,060 in ‘strong’ trade at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 31-05-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, a smaller entry of some 450 lots came under the hammer at Tuesday’s sale (May 31st, 2022).

The spokesperson noted that the sale attracted a lot of autumn-born weanlings appeared and noted that these met with a “great” trade.

Overall, they noted that trade was “strong” all round in all rings.

The spokesperson said: “Bulls made to €3.91/kg and heifers made to €3.94/kg with a top price of €5.48/kg achieved for a Belgian Blue-cross heifer.”

“A special entry of in-calf pedigree Limousins made to €3,060. Suckler pairs made to €2,120, while in-calf lots made to €1,800.”

“Calf numbers are beginning to drop off with just 75 on offer. These are still meeting good demand from both farmers and shippers, with prices from €10/head,” the spokesperson concluded.

Ennis Mart 31-05-2022

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 1 BBX – 330kgs – €1,810- €5.48/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 340kgs – €1,340- €3.94/kg;
  • 1 CHX – 325kgs – €1,150 – €3.53/kg;
  • LMX – 420kgs – €1,320 – €3.14/kg;
  • 1 HEX – 495kgs – €1,310- €2.64/kg;
  • LMX 365kgs – €1,240 – €3.39/kg;
  • 1 CHX 290kgs – €960 – €3.31/kg;
  • 2 LMX 242kgs – €960 – €3.29/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CHX – 270kgs – €1,030 – €3.81/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 347kgs – €1,360 – €3.91/kg;
  • LMX – 350kgs – €1,290 – €3.68/kg;
  • BBX – 415kgs – €1,380 – €3.32/kg;
  • LMX – 535kgs – €1,580 – €2.95/kg;
  • 1 LMX – 395kgs – €1,330 – €3.36/kg;
  • LMX – 355kgs – €1,270 – €3.57/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 265kgs – €980 – €3.69/kg.

Last week’s cattle sale

Read a report from last week’s sale.

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

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