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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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Calves sell from €25 to €530 at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 23-03-2021

Almost 1,100 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “strong trade” overall as entries sold to €1,980 at the weekly cattle sale.

“A dash of aged dairy cows made to €1,510.  Suckler pairings made to €1,980 and in-calf lots made to €1,400.”

“Light Friesian bull calves ranged from €25 to €75 with better calves making €80 to €155. Furthermore, Aberdeen-Angus-cross calves made €195 to €255 and Hereford calves ranged from €245 to €375.”

“A good Charolais bull calf made to €530. Some nice quality Belgian Blue-cross calves made to €455.”

“Trade for bull and heifer weanlings was similar to last week. Quality was a bit more variable in the bulls, but a better run of heifers.” the spokesperson concluded.

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 23-03-2021
Weanling bulls:
  • 2 LMX – 277kgs – €910 – €3.28/kg;
  • CH – 400kgs – €1,160 – €2.90/kg;
  • LM – 255kgs – €880 – €3.45/kg;
  • CHX – 385kgs – €1,120 – €2.91/kg;
  • 3 HEX – 353kgs – €860 – €2.43/kg;
  • CHX – 410kgs – €1,100 – €2.68/kg;
  • 3 CH – 340kgs – €1,040 – €3.06/kg;
  • AA – 335kgs – €710 – €2.12/kg;
  • LMX – 495kgs – €1,180 – €2.38/kg;
  • AA – 310kgs – €650 – €2.09/kg.
Weanling heifers:
  • 2 CHX – 445kgs – €1,150 – €2.58/kg;
  • LMX – 425kgs – €1,130 – €2.65/kg ;
  • 3 CH – 353kgs – €1,080 – €3.06/kg;
  • 2 CH – 347kgs – €1,090 – €3.13/kg;
  • HEX – 365kgs – €760 – €2.08/kg;
  • 2 CH – 285kgs – €860 – €3.02/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 388kgs – €1,130 – €2.91/kg;
  • 2 CH – 285kgs – €860 – €3.02/kg;
  • HEX – 395kgs – €820- €2.07/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 295kgs – €870 – €2.95/kg;
  • AA – 320kgs – €690 – €2.15/kg.
Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 16-03-2021

Over 1,000 cattle were on offer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “strong” trade for stock with a top call of €2,730 for suckler pairs.

“Trade was strong in all rings. It was the first day we had some dairy stock on offer; these were a super trade, with cows in their fourth to sixth lactations making €1,430 to €1,970 for good British-type cows.”

“In-calf stock made to €1,470. Calves were a great trade with Friesian bulls from €50 to €190.”

“A few very light calves made €10 to €40.  HEX calves made €185 to €400, with continental calves making to €475. Aberdeen-Angus-crosses ranged from €175 to €375. Both weanling bulls and heifers a very strong trade.”

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: bullocks, heifers, dry cows & aged bulls. bullocks @11:00am and cows @10.30
  • You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming, click here.
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