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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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Hoggets ‘very scarce’ at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – sheep prices – 10-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 500 lots were on offer at Ennis Mart on Monday, May 10th, 2021.

They noted that lambs sold for up to €178/head, whilst most fell into the €160-€174/head price bracket.

“Hogget numbers very scarce. Cull ewes met a very strong trade yet again and made to €174 and a strong entry of these also,” the spokesperson concluded.

Ennis Mart 10-05-2021

Lamb prices:

  • 10 45kgs – €168 – €3.73/kg;
  • 6 49.5kgs – €178 – €3.99/kg;
  • 12 47.5kgs – €175 – €3.68/kg;
  • 5 50.5kgs – €174 – €3.44/kg;
  • 14 51.5kgs – €170 – €3.30/kg;
  • 12 45kgs – €170 – €3.77/kg;
  • 10 45kgs – €168 – €3.73/kg;
  • 7 47.5kgs – €168 – €3.54/kg.

Ennis Mart report – sheep prices – 03-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, again, some 500 lots went under the hammer at the mart’s weekly sheep sale on Monday, May 3rd, 2021.

“Some great sheep on offer, especially in the spring lamb and cull ewe section.  Cull ewes were a great trade yet again but some very good ewes about and these made to €166. Ewes with pairs at foot made to €257,” the spokesperson added.

Spring lamb prices:

  • 12 50kgs – €179 – €3.58/kg;
  • 11 52.5kgs – €169 – €3.22/kg;
  • 11 51kgs – €166 – €3.25/kg;
  • 7 48kgs – €168 – €3.57/kg;
  • 10 46kgs – €163 – €3.54/kg;
  • 4 51kgs – €170 – €3.33/kg.

Hogget prices:

  • 4 58.5kgs – €162 – €2.77/kg;
  • 4 53kgs – €161 – €3.04/kg;
  • 10 58kgs – €95 – €2.50/kg;
  • 3 49kgs – €137 – €2.80/kg.

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.
  • Find more mart reports on That’s Farming.

That’s Farming recently interviewed Martin McNamara, manager of Clare Co-operative Marts Limited. He discussed his career to date, changes he has spearheaded and the importance of livestock marts.

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