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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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Cattle from €20 to €2,580 in ‘strong’ trade at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 17-05-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, some 750 lots – including some 150 suck calves – came under the hammer at this week’s cattle sale on Tuesday, May 17th, 2022.

The mart spokesperson confirmed that the “big entry for the time of year” recorded a 98% clearance.

They noted that “trade was strong all-round today for all types and stock quality”.

Continental calves made from €20-€760, while Aberdeen Angus calves fetched between €120-€345 and Hereford-cross calves varied from €150 to €320. Meanwhile, strong Friesian bull calves made €120 to €135 at Tuesday’s sale.

Pairs in the suckler ring peaked at €2,580, while in-calf lots made from €1,220 to €1,620 and “quite a number” of pairs fell into the €2,000 to €2,580 bracket.

Ennis Mart 17-05-2022

Weanling heifer prices:

  • AA – 420kgs – €970- €2.31/kg;
  • CH – 295kgs – €1,000 – €3.39/kg;
  • AA – 225kgs – €660 – €2.93/kg;
  • CH – 235kgs – €860 – €3.66/kg;
  • AA – 270kgs – €820- €3.04/kg;
  • CH – 365kgs – €1,240 – €3.39/kg;
  • LM – 432kgs – €1,420 – €3.28/kg;
  • LM – 400kgs – €1,260 – €3.15/kg;
  • AA – 390kgs – €1,070 – €2.74/kg;
  • CH – 350kgs – €1,130 – €3.23/kg;
  • 5 LM – 369kgs – €1,070 – €2.90/kg;
  • 3 LM – 368kgs – €1,100 – €2.99/kg.
Weanling bull prices:
  • CH – 275kgs – €1,060 – €3.85/kg;
  • CH – 545kgs – €1,640 – €3.01/kg;
  • LM – 265kgs – €1,030 – €3.88/kg;
  • LMX – 500kgs – €1,640 – €3.28/kg;
  • 3 CH – 263kgs – €1,030 – €3.91/kg;
  • CH – 435kgs – €1,450 – €3.33/kg;
  • LM – 370kgs – €1,400 – €3.78/kg;
  • BBX – 440kgs – €1,380 – €3.14/kg;
  • 3 LMX – 367kgs – €1,350 – €3.68/kg;
  • HEX – 300kgs – €850- €2.83/kg;
  • 3 AA – 267kgs – €890 – €3.34/kg;
  • 4 HEX – 277kgs – €760- €2.74/kg;
  • AA – 335kgs – €900 – €2.69/kg;
  • HEX – 410kgs – €1,030- €2.51/kg.

Last week’s cattle sale

Read a report from last week’s sale.

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.

Email us – [email protected] – to include your reports. 

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