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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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‘There was a great trade for the beef cow’

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 22-04-2021

According to a spokesperson, almost 500 lots went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, April 22nd.

Speaking following the sale, a spokesperson said: “Some great cull cows and many with good flesh and these were well appreciated by the buyers. There was a great trade for the beef cow.”

“Heifer quality somewhat more variable but quality lots still attracting very strong prices.  A number of aged bulls on offer also and these met a strong trade and averaged €1.90/kg with a top call of €2,120 for a CH of 1,130kgs.”

Ennis Mart 22-04-2021

Heifers:
  • LMX – 635kgs – €1,900 – €2.99/kg;
  • CH – 545kgs – €1,400 – €2.56/kg;
  • CH – 570kgs – €1,410 – €2.47/kg;
  • SAX – 700kgs – €1,580 – €2.25/kg;
  • CH – 640kgs – €1,550 – €2.42/kg;
  • LM – 465kgs – €1,240 – €2.66/kg;
  • AA – 655kgs – €1,500 – €2.29/kg;
  • 8 HEX 532kgs – €1,110 – €2.08/kg;
  • CH 600kgs – €1,500 – €2.50/kg;
  • 2 AAX 397kgs – €960 – €2.42/kg.
Cull cows:
  • LMX – 935kgs – €2,190 – €2.34/kg;
  • LM – 790kgs – €1,890 – €2.39/kg;
  • SIX – 930kgs – €2,140 – €2.30/kg;
  • CHX – 715kgs – €1,770 – €2.47/kg;
  • LMX – 885kgs – €2,020 – €2.28/kg;
  • FR – 695kgs – €1,200 – €1.73/kg;
  • LMX – 690kgs – €1,630 – €2.36/kg;
  • FR – 765kgs – €1,340 – €1.75/kg;
  • LMX – 620kgs – €1,540 – €2.48/kg;
  • FR – 675kgs – €1,140 – €1.69/kg.
Prices at Ennis Mart last week

According to a spokesperson, almost 300 cull cows and 200 heifers went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, April 15th, 2021.

They reported a “very strong trade all round with some exceptional prices for some top-quality stock”.

“Great demand for feeder cows also. Some very good Friesian cull cows available today. Forward heifers well sought after. “

“A number of aged bulls on offer also and these made on average €1.79/kg. A Charolais of 1,020kgs making €1,960 was the top call and a Limousin of 790kgs made €1,740.” the spokesperson added.

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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