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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
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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Cull ewes to €181 in ‘cracking trade’ at Ennis

Ennis Mart report – sheep prices – 24-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, a larger entry consists of over 600 sheep went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Monday, May 24th, 2021.

They reported a “cracking trade” for lambs and cull ewes.

“A very large sale, with over 600 sheep on offer, which would represent a doubling of the size of sale as normal at this time of year.”

“Cull ewes a cracking trade and made to €181. Ewes with lambs at foot made to €346 and that being for 3 ewes and 5 lambs. A small entry of hoggets made to €175,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 24-05-2021 

Lamb prices:

  • 4 @ 48kgs – €185 – €3.85/kg;
  • 14 @ 46.5kgs – €170 – €3.65/kg;
  • 12 @ 49kgs – €169 – €3.45/kg;
  • 6 @ 48kgs – €166 – €3.45/kg;
  • 7 @ 58kgs – €178 – €3.07/kg;
  • 7 @ 47kgs – €176 – €3.74/kg;
  • 6 @ 53kgs – €168 – €3.17/kg.

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 18-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, some 600 lots, including some 140 calves, went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021.

A spokesperson reported that ringside and online activity generated a “strong trade” in the calf ring. They reported that the majority of calves on offer were continentals, with a top call of €645.

“Bull trade strong also with quite a few autumn-born weanlings again. Again, the quality heifers a very fine trade and a few farmers about for a breeding heifer.”

“A handful of Friesian yearling heifers made from €660 to €850. Suckler pairs made to €2,560. Overall, trade very similar to last week in all rings,” 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: [email protected]

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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