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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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Trade ‘slightly easier’ for plainer lots at Ennis Mart

 Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 01-06-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 500 lots went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021.

Just over 120 calves were on offer – including a number of continental-types – and these made to €500. Aberdeen-Angus-cross and Hereford-cross calves ranged from €170 to €310. A “small but mixed entry” of sucklers peaked at €1,700.

“Trade was slightly easier for the plainer lots but the quality lots holding their own,” the spokesperson added.

 Ennis Mart 01-06-2021:

Weanling bull prices:

  • CHX – 280kgs – €790 – €2.82/kg;
  • LMX – 290kgs – €900 – €3.10/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 282kgs – €880 – €3.11/kg;
  • LMX – 505kgs – €1,250 – €2.47/kg;
  • CHX – 350kgs – €1,030 – €2.94/kg;
  • 2 BAX – 355kgs – €1,260 – €3.55/kg;
  • CHX – 520kgs – €1,230 – €2.36/kg;
  • LMX – 310kgs – €1,010 – €3.25/kg;
  • CHX – 305kgs – €1,000 – €3.27/kg.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CHX 410gs – €1,160 – €2.82/kg;
  • LM 315kgs – €990 – €3.14/kg;
  • CHX 360kgs – €1,080 – €3/kg;
  • LM 270kgs – €770 – €2.85/kg;
  • CHX 345kgs – €960 – €2.78/kg;
  • LM 365kgs – €1,030- €2.82/kg;
  • CHX 490kgs – €1,250 – €2.55/kg;
  • LMX 435kgs – €1,170 – €2.69/kg.

Ennis Mart 25-05-2021:

According to a spokesperson, just over 650 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, May 25th, 2021.

They noted that the sale attracted “quite a few” autumn-born weanlings again.

“The nice quality ones of these were a very strong trade.  Just short of 100 calves on offer and again a fine trade for these, despite, being almost June 1st.”

“Calves were a mix of Hereford-crosses, Angus-crosses, and continentals. A strong Charolais heifer calf made €605.”

“Generally, Hereford-cross calves in the €200 to €300 bracket. Aberdeen-Angus calves made €140 to €340. A strong entry of suckler stock, with pairs making to €2,820,” 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: [email protected]

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.

You can read more mart reports on That’s Farming.

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