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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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‘Quite a number of cattle going up north again’

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 01-07-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 700 cattle were on offer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, July 1st, 2021.

They reported that “trade could only be described as strong in all rings” with a 98% clearnace.

“A large number of heavy bullocks this week met great demand and cows met excellent demand also.”

“Quite a number of cattle going up north again. Trade for strong cattle could only be described as strong.”

“A number of aged bulls also available. These averaged €1.94/kg with a top call of €2,160 for a CH of 1,120kgs,” the spokesperson added,

Ennis Mart 01-07-2021

Bullocks:

  • LMX – 875kgs – €2,250 – €2.57/kg;
  • CH – 655kgs – €1,910 – €2.91/kg;
  • CHX – 810kgs – €2,180 – €2.69/kg;
  • LMX – 470kgs – €1,430 – €3.04/kg;
  • 2 SHX – 820kgs – €2,080 – €2.53/kg;
  • LMX – 595kgs – €1,600 – €2.69/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 680kgs – €1,890 – €2.78/kg;
  • HEX – 740kgs – €1,740 – €2.35/kg;
  • 6 FR – 531kgs – €1,150 – €2.16/kg;
  • 2 CH – 527kgs – €1,480 – €2.80/kg;
  • AA – 605kgs – €1,500 – €2.48/kg;
  • HEX – 595kgs – €1,360 – €2.28/kg.

Heifers:

  • 2 LMX – 640kgs – €1,710 – €2.67/kg;
  • LMX – 460kgs – €1,390 – €3.02/kg;
  • 3 CH – 608kgs – €1,630 – €2.68/kg;
  • LMX – 495kgs – €1,380 – €2.79/kg;
  • 3 LMX – 596kgs – €1,560 – €2.61/kg;
  • 6 AA – 515kgs – €1,200 – €2.33/kg;
  • BAX – 585kgs – €1,550 – €2.65/kg;
  • HEX – 475kgs – €1,050 – €2.21/kg.
Cows:
  • LMX – 840kgs – €1,860 – €2.21/kg;
  • LM – 755kgs – €1,840 – €2.44/kg;
  • PTX – 700kgs – €1,800 – €2.57/kg;
  • LM – 650kgs – €1,640 – €2.52/kg;
  • FR – 785kgs – €1,380 – €1.76/kg;
  • LM – 670kgs – €1,680 – €2.51/kg;
  • FR – 580kgs – €1,000 – €1.72/kg;
  • LM – 545kgs – €1,370 – €2.51/kg.

Cattle prices at Tuesday’s sale

According to a spokesperson, almost 400 lots passed through the rings at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021.

They reported that “trade was very strong all-round with some exceptional prices for some real top-quality breeding-type heifers.”.

“Calf numbers were small but met a strong trade for the 50 on offer, with a top call of €495. A small number of sucklers on offer and pairs made to €1,900.”

“A strong trade for heavier bulls over 400kgs but some excellent stock in this category,” 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: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale – depending on time of year

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

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