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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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Ennis: ‘Quite a number of quality stock helped the trade’

Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 29-11-2022

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 700 lots crossed the scales at its general cattle sale on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022.

The spokesperson reported that trade was “strong” in all rings, which saw “quite a number of quality stock which helped the trade”.

They remarked: “We had a clearance sale of 65 in-calf suckler cows due to calve in February and March next year and varying in age from 2014 to 2019.”

“Runner heifers sold to €720, and runner bulls made to €950. A dozen calves on offer, and these made to €540 for a Charolais bull, 6-weeks-old,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 29-11-2022 

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LMX – 410kgs – €1,180 – €2.88/kg;
  • SAX – 345kgs – €1,130- €3.27/kg;
  • CHX – 385kgs – €1,300 – €3.37/kg;
  • CHX – 385kgs – €1,190 – €3.09/kg;
  • CH – 300kgs – €1,030- €3.43/kg;
  • CHX – 285kgs – €900 – €3.16/kg;
  • LM – 240kgs – €860 – €3.58/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 270kgs – €840 – €3.11/kg;
  • LM – 405kgs – €1,140 – €2.81/kg;
  • LMX – 375kgs – €1,100 – €2.93/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LMX – 285kgs – €1,180 – €4.14/kg;
  • LM – 440kgs – €1,340 – €3.04/kg;
  • LMX – 295kgs – €1,040 – €3.52/kg;
  • CHX – 425kgs – €1,300 – €3.06/kg;
  • CHX – 395kgs – €1,410 – €3.57/kg;
  • CH – 330kgs – €1,160 – €3.51/kg;
  • LMX – 385kgs – €1,210 – €3.14/kg;
  • CH – 435kgs – €1,270 – €2.92/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 350kgs – €1,180 – €3.37/kg;
  • CHX – 270kgs – €940 – €3.48/kg.
Last week’s cattle prices

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, just under 700 lots changed hands at its most recent sale on Tuesday, November 15th, 2022.

The spokesperson reported that trade was “stronger” in both the bull and heifer rings. Runner heifers fetched up to €700, and runner bulls peaked at €870.

A “strong” trade prevailed for suckler stock, as in-calf heifers sold to €2,300 and pairs made to €2,040, while calves changed hands from €90-€500.

The spokesperson said:

“A 97% clearance was achieved. Exporters and farmers were very busy in the bull ring.”

“Many of the bulls exceeded the €3/kg mark, and a top shout of €4.20/kg was recorded. The top heifers also exceeded the €3/kg.”

Read more on this mart report.

Upcoming sales at Ennis Mart:

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

Mart reports

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