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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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‘Strong’ shipping activity in the bull weanling ring at Ennis

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 06-12-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just over 600 lots crossed the scales at its cattle sale on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022.

The spokesperson reported that trade was “very strong” as farmers were “very active”, while there was “strong” shipping activity in the bull weanling ring also.

A small entry of calves came under the hammer, and these made to €460, while in the suckler ring, €2,480 was the top call for an in-calf lot and pairs in this ring made to €2,520.

“There was a great appetite for stock all around at Tuesday’s sale,” the spokesperson noted.

Weanling heifer prices:
  • CHX – 290kgs – €1,030 – €3.55/kg;
  • LM – 245kgs – €1,020- €4.16/kg;
  • LM – 270kgs – €980 – €3.63/kg;
  • CH – 340kgs – €1,270 – €3.73/kg;
  • CH – 320kgs – €1,080- €3.37/kg;
  • CH – 300kgs – €1,060 – €3.53/kg;
  • CH – 435kgs – €1,300 – €2.98/kg;
  • CH – 415kgs – €1,220 – €2.94/kg;
  • 3 CH – 326kgs – €970 – €2.81/kg;
  • CH – 295kgs – €900 – €3.05/kg.
Weanling bull prices:
  • 3 BBX – 295kgs – €1,070 – €3.62/kg;
  • LMX – 255kgs – €1,040 – €4.08/kg;
  • LMX – 245kgs – €1,020 – €4.16/kg;
  • CH – 270kgs – €1,000 – €3.70/kg;
  • LMX – 380kgs – €1,350 – €3.55/kg;
  • LMX – 330kgs – €1,200 – €3.47/kg;
  • LMX – 530kgs – €1,400 – €2.64/kg;
  • CHX – 405kgs – €1,340 – €3.31/kg;
  • LMX – 400kgs – €1,370 – €3.42/kg;
  • BBX – 400kgs – €1,250 – €3.12/kg;
  • LMX – 335kgs – €1,170 – €3.49/kg.
Last week’s cattle prices

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 700 lots crossed the scales at its general cattle sale on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022.

The spokesperson reported that trade was “strong” in all rings, which saw “quite a number of quality stock which helped the trade”.

They remarked: “We had a clearance sale of 65 in-calf suckler cows due to calve in February and March next year and varying in age from 2014 to 2019.”

“Runner heifers sold to €720, and runner bulls made to €950. A dozen calves on offer, and these made to €540 for a Charolais bull, 6-weeks-old,” the spokesperson added.

Rea more on this mart report.

Upcoming sales at Ennis Mart:

  • Every Tuesday: Weanlings, dairy & suckler stock, runners, calves, sheep bull weanlings @ 11am. Heifer weanlings @ 12:30 and calf sale @10.30am.
  • Every Thursday: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale.

Mart reports

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