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Ennis Mart 2021: Cattle prices a ‘shade’ above pre-Christmas levels

Ennis Mart held its first sale of 2021 on Thursday, January 7th.

A spokesperson noted that numbers were small in all categories, but trade was “good all-round”.

“Mostly dairy-type cull cows. Trade opened a shade stronger than it finished in 2020. Everything is online now and worked perfectly with 12 customers buying online without viewing the stock beforehand.”

Ennis Mart first sale of 2021
Cull cows:
  • FR – 590kgs – €690 – €1.17/kg;
  • CH – 625kgs – €1,250 – €2/kg;
  • HEX – 555kgs – €680 – €1.22/kg;
  • FR – 690kgs – €890 – €1.29/kg;
  • LMX – 690kgs – €1300 – €1.88/kg;
  • FR – 660kgs – €880 – €1.33/kg;
  • FR – 555kgs – €685 – €1.27/kg;
  • CH – 765kgs – €1390 – €1.82/kg.
Heifers:
  • CHX – 515kgs – €1,130 – €2.19/kg;
  • 5 LMX – 434kgs – €1,000 – €2.30/kg;
  • LMX – 460kgs – €1,000 – €2.17/kg;
  • LMX – 400kgs – €920 – €2.30/kg.
Bullocks:
  • LMX – 585kgs – €1,380 – €2.38/kg;
  • BAX – 590kgs – €1,360 – €2.30/kg;
  • LMX – 610kgs – €1,440 – €2.36/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 455kgs – €1080 – €2.37/kg;
  • CHX – 605kgs – €1,410 – €2.33/kg;
  • LMX – 595kgs – €1,390 – €2.33/kg.
Last sale of 2020 at Ennis Mart

The mart held its final sale of 2020 on Tuesday, December 22nd.

A small entry of mostly weanlings was presented for sale, according to a mart spokesperson.

“Trade ended strong for the quality lots, similar to previous weeks. A small entry of suckler stock with pairs hitting €1,660.”

WEANLING BULLS:
  • 1 LM – 320kgs – €840 – €2.62/kg;
  • 2 CH – 295kgs – €930 – €3.15/kg;
  • 1 LM – 380kgs – €900 – €2.37/kg;
  • 1 CH – 230kgs – €800 – €3.47/kg;
  • 1 LM – 280kgs – €790 – €2.82/kg;
  • 1 LM -305kgs – €810 – €2.65/kg;
  • 3 CH – 227kgs – €750 – €3.31/kg;
  • 1 LM – 415kgs – €950 – €2.29/kg.
WEANLING HEIFERS:
  • 1 LMX – 305kgs – €1,290 – €4.23/kg;
  • 1 LM – 360kgs – €900 – €2.50/kg;
  • 1 BBX – 325kgs – €1,270 – €3.91/kg;
  • 1 LM – 335kgs – €860 – €2.57/kg;
  • 1 LMX – 310kgs – €850 – €2.74/kg;
  • 1 CH – 420kgs – €980 – €2.33/kg.

Cattle prices
1 LMX – 305kgs – €1,290 – €4.23/kg;
Image source: LSL Auctions

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