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Catherina Cunnane
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Lambs back €5-€6/head at Ennis

Ennis Mart report – sheep prices – 26-07-2021

According to a spokesperson, just under 700 lots were on offer at Ennis Mart on Monday, July 26th, 2021.

They reported that lambs in the 36kg to 40kg bracket were easier by approximately €5 to €6/head.

“The better butcher type lamb hit €138. Generally, lambs of 50kgs made €130 to €138, and 45kg lambs made €115. Up to €127 was paid for lambs around the 45kg bracket.”

“Furthermore, cull ewes showed no drop in price and powered on to €189/hd.  Many lots were in the €130 to €170 bracket and twice the number of culls today,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 26-07-2021:

Lambs (butcher & factory):
  • 11 @ 50kgs – €133 – €2.66/kg;
  • 4 @ 48kgs – €136 – €2.83/kg;
  • 5 @ 54kgs – €138 – €2.55/kg;
  • 11 @ 49kgs – €130 – €2.65/kg;
  • 11 @ 45.5kgs – €129 – €2.83/kg;
  • 8 @ 48kgs – €133 – €2.77/kg.
Store lambs:
  • 8 @ 32.5kgs – €87 – €2.67/kg;
  • 5 @ 37kgs – €92 – €2.48/kg;
  • 12 @ 36kgs – €88 – €2.44/kg;
  • 2 @ 34kgs – €88 – €2.59/kg;
  • 4 @ 38kgs – €99 – €2.60/kg;
  • 20 @ 38.5kgs – €101 – €2.62/kg.

Sheep prices last week:

According to a spokesperson, over 750 lots were on offer at the Clare-based mart on Monday, July 19th, 2021.

They reported that overall trade similar to the previous week. Culls hit a high of €169 and breeders sold to €208.

“A large number of store lambs with up to 30% or more of the lambs presented being stores. Cull ewes and breeders were very scarce.”

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.

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