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Report: Prices from €5 to €2,600 at Ennis

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 21-03-2023

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, some 800 lots, including 250 calves, came under the hammer at its general cattle sale on Tuesday, March 21st, 2023.

They reported that suckler numbers were small pairs from €1,420 to €2,600.

Meanwhile, a “very strong” trade prevailed for bull weanlings, while heifer prices were “a shade” stronger.

The spokesperson remarked: “The same story with the calf trade with the stronger calves in demand and again, some light calves down to €5 per head.”

“The tops of the continental calves made to €775 for a Charolais bull of one-month-old.”

“Angus-cross calves sold from €40 to €185, while Hereford-cross calves made from €30 to €325.”

“At Tuesday’s sale, there were a few dairy cows available and these made from €1,310 to €1,700,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 21-03-2023

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 2 LM – 295kgs – €1,090 – €3.69/kg;
  • CH – 350Kgs – €1,390- €3.97/kg;
  • CH – 340kgs – €1,320 – €3.88/kg;
  • 5 LM – 291kgs – €980 – €3.37/kg;
  • LM – 270kgs – €960- €3.55/kg;
  • CH – 320kgs – €1,300 – €4.06/kg
  • 2 CHX – 370kgs – €1,320 – €3.56/kg;
  • CH – 340kgs – €1,320 – €3.88/kg;
  • 4 HEX – 342kgs – €940 – €2.74/kg;
  • 4 HEX – 300kgs – €800 – €2.673/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 280kgs – €1,060 – €3.78/kg;
  • CHX – 395kgs – €1,470 – €3.72/kg;
  • CH – 275kgs – €1,040 – €3.78//kg;
  • LM – 375kgs – €1,450- €3.86/kg;
  • CH – 225kgs – €960 – €4.26/kg;
  • 3 LMX – 345kgs – €1,340 – €3.88/kg;
  • LM – 410kgs – €1,490 – €3.63/kg;
  • CH – 485kgs – €1,590 – €3.25/kg;
  • CH – 405kgs – €1,430 – €3.46/kg;
  • 6 HEX – 356kgs – €1,130 – €3.18/kg;
  • AA – 315kgs – €1,090 – €3.46/kg.

Upcoming sales at Ennis Mart:

  • Every Tuesday: Weanlings, dairy & suckler stock, runners, calves, sheep bull weanlings @ 11 am. Heifer weanlings @ 12:30 and calf sale @10.30 am.
  • Every Thursday: Heifers, dry cows & aged bulls.
  • Every Friday: Bullock sale.

Mart reports

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