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Catherina Cunnane
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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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Bullocks up €35/hd on last year at Ennis Mart

Almost 600 bullocks were presented for sale at Ennis Mart’s online-only sale on Friday (October 23rd). 

Speaking following the sale, a spokesperson said: “Cattle are beginning to show the effects of the poor weather.”

“Some of the quality stores in the 450kg to 550kg held the trade pretty well but in general average prices were €35/hd dearer than the same day 12 months. The average weight was back was 20kgs on 12 months ago.”

“While the online worked well overall, the sales are slower to operate.  An 88% clearance was achieved.” the spokesperson added. 

Prices: 

  • 1 LM – 490kgs – €1,240 – €2.53/kg;
  • 8 FR – 694kgs – €1,180 – €1.70/kg;
  • 1 LM – 475kgs – €1,230 – €2.59/kg;
  • 4 HEX – 866kgs – €1,570 – €1.81/kg; 
  • 1 LM – 540kgs – €1,330 – €2.46/kg;
  • 1 CH – 500kgs – €1,300 – €2.60/kg;   
  • 2 LMX – 707kgs – €1,560 – €2.20/kg;
  • 1 CH – 620kgs – €1,490 – €2.40/kg;
  • 1 LM – 675kgs – €1,630 – €2.41/kg;
  • 4 HEX – 483kgs – €900 – €1.86/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 600kgs – €1,460 – €2.43/kg;
  • 4 AAX – 445kgs – €830 – €1.87/kg.
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