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VIDEO: 14-year-old cull cow tops Ennis sale at €2,900

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 14-04-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, prices reached €2,900 at its weekly sale of cull cows and heifers on Thursday, April 14th, 2022.

The Clare-based mart recorded this call (€3.05/kg) for a 14-year-old Limousin-cross-Belgian-Blue cow, weighing 950kgs.

The spokesperson noted that “flesh was key in both rings as it is highly sought-after presently”.

Meanwhile, a strong entry of aged bulls levelled at €2.13/kg with a Charolais of 850kg making €2,390.

Ennis Mart 14-04-2022

Cull cow prices:

  • LMX – 950kgs – €2,900 – €3.05/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 660kgs – €1,640 – €2.48/kg;
  • CH – 890kgs – €2,500 – €2.81/kg;
  • AA – 780kgs – €2,090 – €2.68/kg;
  • CH – 870kgs – €2,420 – €2.78/kg;
  • LM – 700kgs – €2,030 – €2.90/kg;
  • LMX – 765kgs – €2,260 – €2.95/kg;
  • CH – 590kgs – €1,630 – €2.76/kg;
  • LM – 640kgs – €1,810 – €2.83/kg;
  • 2 AA – 705kgs – €1,770 – €2.51/kg;
  • FR – 495kgs – €950 – €1.92/kg;
  • 1 FR – 785kgs – €1,840 – €2.34/kg;
  • FR – 735kgs – €1,610 – €2.19/kg;
  • 1 FR – 790kgs – €1,770 – €2.24/kg.

Heifer prices:

    • LMX 715kgs – €1,990 – €2.78/kg;
    • LM 475kgs – €1,460 – €3.07/kg;
    • CH 710kgs – €1,870 – €2.63/kg;
    • LM 480kgs – €1,420 – €2.95/kg;
    • CHX 615kgs – €1,790 – €2.91/kg;
    • 4 HEX 439kgs – €1,090 – €2.48/kg;
    • LM 590kgs – €1,730 – €2.93/kg;
    • FR 525kgs – €1,100 – €2.10/kg;
    • LM – 550kgs – €1,670 – €3.03/kg;
    • AA – 415kgs – €1,010 – €2.43/kg;
    • 2 HEX – 450kgs – €1,120 – €2.49/kg;
    • AA – 475kgs – €1,240 – €2.61/kg.

More reports on That’s Farming:

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, a smaller entry went under the hammer at its weekly sale on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022.

They noted that trade improved in the weanling rings – both bulls and heifers, while calf prices were “similar” to last week’s returns.

The spokesperson that noted that dairy stock met with a “fair” trade as prices reached €1,590, while suckler pairs topped out at €2,260.

Prices from a sale earlier this week

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

Read more mart prices (with cattle and sheep prices) on That’s Farming.

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