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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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Trade ‘opens strong’ at Ennis with prices to €2,040

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 10-01-2023

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just over 240 lots came under the hammer at the mart’s opening sale of 2023 on Tuesday, January 10th.

The spokesperson reported that trade “opened strong” for the new year, which generated a full clearance.

They noted that shippers and farmers were “very active” in the bull ring, while a “firmer” trade prevailed in the heifer ring.

Calves made to €440 for a 3-week-old Charolais heifer and traditional breeds, a Hereford-cross heifer, topped out at €290.

Meanwhile, one pair in the suckler ring soared to €2,040 and in-calf lots changed hands at prices up to €1,820.

Ennis Mart 10-01-2023

Weanling heifer prices:

  • BBX – 295kgs – €1,080 – €3.66/kg;
  • BBX – 310kgs – €1,130- €3.64/kg;
  • 2 LM -290kgs – €960 – €3.31/kg ;
  • LM – 340kgs – €1,140 – €3.35/kg;
  • 2 CH – 272kgs – €880- €3.23/kg;
  • CH – 310kgs – €1,020 – €3.29/kg;
  • AA – 405kgs – €990 – €2.44/kg;
  • CH – 300kgs – €970 – €3.23/kg;
  • LM – 255kgs – €900 – €3.53/kg;
  • LMX – 275kgs – €830 – €3.02/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • 2 CH – 277kgs – €1,070 – €3.85/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 297kgs – €1,050 – €3.53/kg;
  • BBX – 375kgs – €1,280 – €3.41/kg;
  • LM – 355kgs – €1,240 – €3.49/kg;
  • 2 LM – 322kgs – €1,170 – €3.63/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 322kgs – €1,160 – €3.60/kg;
  • CH – 415kgs – €1,140 – €2.74/kg;
  • LM – 420kgs – €1,300 – €3.09/kg;
  • CH – 295kgs – €990 – €3.35/kg;
  • LM – 200kgs – €700 – €3.50/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 @10.30am.
  • Every Thursday: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale.

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