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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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Calves sell from €50 to €475 at Ennis

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Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 30-03-2021

Over 1,100 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They noted that that weekly cattle sale included over 250 calves.

“The lighter Friesian bull calves made €50 to €80 with the better calves making €90 to €160. A very good trade for beef breeds in the calf ring with Hereford-cross calves making to €395, BBX calves making to €460 and Limousin and Charolais calves to €475. “AA calves were a very good trade also and made €185 to €295.”

“Strong trade in suckler ring but good pairs available today and these made to €2,210.  A handful of dairy stock made to €1,560. A strong trade was recorded for both bull and heifer weanlings.” the spokesperson concluded.

Ennis Mart 30-03-2021
WEANLING BULLS:
  • LM – 400kgs – €1,180 – €2.95/kg;
  • CH – 290kgs – €980 – €3.30/kg;
  • 4 CH – 345kgs – €1,030 – €2.98/kg;
  • 2 CH – 270kgs – €930 – €3.26/kg;
  • LM – 368kgs – €1,070 – €2.97/kg;
  • LMX – 385kgs – €1,140 – €2.96/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 427kgs – €1,080 – €2.52/kg;
  • CHX – 385kgs – €1,110 – €2.88/kg;
  • LM – 265kgs – €950 – €3.58/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 327kgs – €680 – €2.17/kg;
  • 3 HEX – 251kgs – €620 – €2.47/kg.
WEANLING HEIFERS:
  • HEX – 310kgs – €660 – €2.13/kg;
  • CH – 420kgs – €1,330 – €3.17/kg;
  • 3 HEX – 303kgs – €670 – €2.21/kg;
  • LM – 480kgs – €1,300 – €2.71/kg;
  • AA – 295kgs – €590 – €2.00/kg;
  • LM – 355kgs – €1,200 – €3.38/kg;
  • AA – 335kgs – €730 – €2.18/kg;
  • LM – 320kgs – €1,080- €3.37/kg;
  • LM – 295kgs – €1,250 – €4.23/kg;
  • 2 CH – 290kgs – €1,080 – €3.72/kg;
  • BBX – 265kgs – €1,010 – €3.81/kg;
  • 4 CH – 294kgs – €840 – €2.86/kg;
  • LM – 295kgs – €1,250 – €4.23/kg.
Cattle prices at Ennis Mart

Almost 1,100 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “strong trade” overall as entries sold to €1,980 at the weekly cattle sale.

“A dash of aged dairy cows made to €1,510.  Suckler pairings made to €1,980 and in-calf lots made to €1,400.”

“Light Friesian bull calves ranged from €25 to €75 with better calves making €80 to €155. Furthermore, Aberdeen-Angus-cross calves made €195 to €255 and Hereford calves ranged from €245 to €375.”

“A good Charolais bull calf made to €530. Some nice quality Belgian Blue-cross calves made to €455.”

“Trade for bull and heifer weanlings was similar to last week. Quality was a bit more variable in the bulls, but a better run of heifers.” the spokesperson concluded.

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: 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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