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Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-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 company in 2015.
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Suckler pairs to €2,820 at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 25-05-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 650 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, May 25th, 2021.

They noted that the sale attracted “quite a few” autumn-born weanlings again.

“The nice quality ones of these were a very strong trade.  Just short of 100 calves on offer and again a fine trade for these, despite, being almost June 1st.”

“Calves were a mix of Hereford-crosses, Angus-crosses, and continentals. A strong Charolais heifer calf made €605. Generally, Hereford-cross calves in the €200 to €300 bracket. Aberdeen-Angus calves made €140 to €340. A strong entry of suckler stock, with pairs making to €2,820,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 25-05-2021:

Weanling bull prices:

  • CHX – 330kgs – €1,010 – €3.06/kg;
  • LMX – 295kgs – €970 – €3.29/kg;
  • CHX – 235kgs – €840 – €3.57/kg;
  • BBX – 485kgs – €1,360 – €2.80/kg;
  • LMX – 230kgs – €840 – €3.65/kg;
  • CHX – 340kgs – €1,070 – €3.15/kg;
  • LMX – 520kgs – €1,500 – €2.88/kg;
  • 2 BAX – 355kgs – €1,260 – €3.55/kg;
  • CHX – 520kgs – €1,230 – €2.36/kg;
  • CHX – 340kgs – €1,000 – €2.94/kg;
  • 3 AA – 286kgs – €600 – €2.10/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 250kgs – €560 – €2.24/kg;
  • 3 HEX 319kgs – €790 – €2.48/kg.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 435kgs – €1,160 – €2.67/kg;
  • BB – 275kgs – €880 – €3.20/kg;
  • LM – 350kgs – €1,110 – €3.17/kg;
  • 2 LM – 322kgs – €980 – €3.04/kg;
  • CH – 345kgs – €1,010 – €2.93/kg;
  • SIX – 255kgs – €700 – €2.74/kg;
  • LM – 455kgs – €1,110 – €2.44/kg;
  • CHX – 375kgs – €1,140 – €3.04/kg;
  • 2 CH – 355kgs – €1,070 – €3.01/kg;
  • LM – 415kgs – €1,070 – €2.58/kg.

Cattle prices at Ennis Mart last week

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: info@claremarts.ie

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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