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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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‘Spring lamb back €10 to €12 in line with factory quotes’

Ennis Mart report – sheep prices – 26-04-2021

According to a spokesperson, a larger entry of some 350 lots went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Monday, April 26th, 2021.

They noted that a ewe and a pair of young lambs made €310, while trade for cull ewes held “exceptionally well”, selling to €166.

Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson said: “Numbers up in all categories today. Trade back today in all classes and spring lamb back €10 to €12 in line with factory quotes. Hoggets easier also but held a slightly firmer trade.”

Ennis Mart 26-04-2021:

Spring lamb prices:

  • 4 49.5kgs – €175 – €3.53/kg;
  • 11 44kgs – €154 – €3.50/kg;
  • 15 44kgs – €153 – €3.47/kg;
  • 6 42kgs – €151 – €3.59/kg;
  • 8 46kgs – €167 – €3.63/kg;
  • 6 44.5kgs – €157 – €3.53/kg;
  • 8 45kgs – €162 – €3.60/kg.

Hogget prices:

  • 10 53.5kgs – €164 – €3.06/kg;
  • 8 47.5kgs – €152 – €3.20/kg;
  • 9 66kgs – €174 – €2.64/kg;
  • 2 49.5kgs – €153 – €3.09/kg;
  • 6 47kgs – €139 – €2.96/kg.

Ennis Mart report – sheep prices – 19-04-2021

According to a spokesperson, some 250 lots went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Monday, April 19th, 2021.

They noted that numbers of spring lambs were up marginally, while fewer cull ewes and hoggets were on offer.

“Overall trade was similar to last week. Cull ewes were a very strong trade yet again and similar in price to the hoggets, making to €170. Ewes with pairs of lambs at foot made to €286 per lot.”

Spring lamb prices:

  • 5 48kgs – €188 – €3.91/kg;
  • 13 44.5kgs – €186 – €4.18/kg;
  • 8 46kgs – €184 – €4.00/kg;
  • 6 44.5kgs – €180 – €4.04/kg;
  • 4 45kgs – €188 – €4.18/kg;
  • 5 43kgs – €176 – €4.09/kg;
  • 12 40kgs – €160 – €4.00/kg.

Hogget prices:

  • 2 58kgs – €182 – €3.14/kg;
  • 6 55kgs – €179 – €3.25/kg;
  • 9 60kgs – €177 – €2.95/kg;
  • 3 52kgs – €175 – €3.36/kg;
  • 2 57kgs – €177 – €3.10/kg.
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: bullocks, heifers, dry cows & aged bulls. bullocks @11:00am and cows @10.30
  • You can find more mart reports on That’s Farming, click here.
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