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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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Some bullocks ‘a shade dearer’ at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – cattle prices – 30-04-2021

According to a spokesperson, a slightly larger entry of bullocks went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Friday, April 30th, 2021.

They noted that “quality was a bit more variable and quite a few heavy cattle”.

“Trade no more than steady on the week with, quality holding very well and some of these lots a shade dearer. Strong demand for beef-type bullocks,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart 30-04-2021:

  • LMX – 490kgs – €1,350 – €2.75/kg;
  • CHX – 850kgs – €2,100 – €2.47/kg;
  • CH – 460kgs – €1,280 – €2.78/kg;
  • LM – 800kgs – €1,910 – €2.39/kg;
  • HEX – 483kgs – €1,230 – €2.54/kg;
  • AAX – 495kgs – €1,270 – €2.56/kg;
  • AA – 755kgs – €1,800 – €2.38/kg;
  • HEX – 750kgs – €1,650 – €2.20/kg;
  • 5 LMX – 597kgs – €1,520 – €2.54/kg;
  • LM – 725kgs – €1,820 – €2.51/kg;
  • CH – 550kgs – €1,470 – €2.67/kg;
  • LM – 645kgs – €1,760 – €2.72/kg;
  • 4 FR – 726kgs – €1,550 – €2.13/kg;
  • 2 FR – 487kgs – €960 – €1.97/kg.

Bullock prices the previous week

According to a spokesperson, just over 300 bullocks were on offer at Ennis Mart on Friday, April 23rd, 2021.

They reported that some quality stores met “a serious trade and achieved up to €3/kg”.

“Again, quite a number of forward cattle available and a very strong trade and quite a few going north of the border again. The traditional breeds also met a serious trade, especially if they were any way forward.”

  • CH – 695kgs – €1,730 – €2.48/kg;
  • CHX – 855kgs – €1,980 – €2.31/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 413kgs – €1,260 – €3.05/kg;
  • LM – 720kgs – €1,870 – €2.59/kg;
  • CH – 445kgs – €1,290 – €2.90/kg;
  • 2 HEX – 385kgs – €940 – €2.44/kg;
  • LMX – 585kgs – €1,530 – €2.61/kg;
  • 1 AA – 670kgs – €1,600 – €2.39/kg;
  • LMX – 611kgs – €1,560 – €2.55/kg;
  • AA – 545kgs – €1,350 – €2.47/kg;
  • CH – 555kgs – €1,440 – €2.59/kg;
  • FR – 587kgs – €1,250 – €2.13/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: 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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