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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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Weanling bulls and heifers a ‘cracking’ trade at Ennis Mart

 Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 15-06-2021

According to a spokesperson, a smaller entry of weanlings went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021.

They reported that “a cracking trade for both bull and heifer weanlings with both ringside and a large number of online bidders”. “Trade could only be described as strong.”

“Mixed run of pairs in the suckler ring and these made to €1,850. There were 80 calves on offer; some good calves in these, and they met a fine trade. Up to €670 was achieved for 2-month-old stock,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 15-06-2021:

Weanling bull prices:
  • 3 CHX 286kgs – €930 – €3.24/kg;
  • BBX 355kgs – €1,050 – €2.96/kg;
  • LMX 235kgs – €770 – €3.27/kg;
  • CH – 335kgs – €1,000 – €2.98/kg;
  • CHX 370kgs – €1,240 – €3.35/kg;
  • 2 LMX 447kgs – €1,170 – €2.61/kg;
  • LMX 365kgs – €1,100 – €3.01/kg;
  • CH 410kgs – €1,090 – €2.66/kg;
  • LM 500kgs – €1,220 – €2.44/kg;
  • LMX 355kgs – €1,020 – €2.87/kg.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 350kgs – €1,050 – €3.00/kg;
  • CH – 535kgs – €1,410 – €2.63/kg;
  • 2 LM – 312kgs – €960 – €3.07/kg;
  • LMX – 530kgs – €1,390 – €2.62/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 352kgs – €1,050 – €2.98/kg;
  • CH – 410kgs – €1,060- €2.58/kg;
  • 2 CH – 305kgs – €910 – €2.98/kg;
  • LM – 430kgs – €1,140 – €2.65/kg.

Cattle prices at Ennis Mart last week

According to a spokesperson, a smaller entry consisting of some 350 lots went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021.

They cited silage season and weather conditions of late as the primary reasons for a smaller entry in comparison to the previous week. Over 500 lots were on offer at the mart on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021.

“Trade was on a par with last week. Just over 90 calves on offer. Most of these calves were reared and ready for grass.”

“Friesian bulls made €160, Aberdeen-Angus-cross and Hereford-cross calves made to €390.”

“A small entry of sucklers made to €1,870, that being for a Belgian Blue-cross cow and Limousin-cross heifer calf at foot,” 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.

You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming; click here

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