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Cattle trade ‘holds steady all around’ in Ennis

Farming News/Mart Reports on That’s Farming – Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 08-08-2023

Numbers were “up slightly” on the previous week at Ennis Mart, Co Clare on Tuesday, August 8th,2 2023, with almost 300 on offer.

That is according to a spokesperson who reported that “trade held steady all around again, with shippers very active in the bull ring and underpinning the trade”.

“Heifer weanlings are just holding the trade. Meanwhile, there was a larger than expected entry of calves with 50 on offer and a number of these 3 to 4-months-old.”

“The tops of these made to €595, while only a handful of suckler stock available and topped at €1,660 for a pair,” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart on 08-08-2023

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LM – 290kgs – €820 – €2.82/kg;
  • CH – 255Kgs – €790- €3.10/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 395kgs – €1,230 – €3.11/kg ;
  • LM – 365kgs – €1,220 – €3.34/kg;
  • CHX – 495kgs – €1,590- €3.21/kg;
  • CH – 375kgs – €1,210 – €3.22/kg;
  • LM – 340kgs – €1,140 – €3.35/kg;
  • CH – 420kgs – €1,260 – €3.00/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • LM – 305kgs – €1,160 – €3.80/kg;
  • LM – 385kgs – €1,340 – €3.48/kg;
  • LM – 350kgs – €1,260 – €3.60/kg;
  • CHX – 385kgs – €1,340- €3.48/kg;
  • LMX – 255kgs – €910 – €3.57/kg;
  • CHX – 455kgs – €1,370 – €3.01/kg;
  • LMX – 400kgs – €1,360 – €3.40/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 397kgs – €1,300 – €3.27/kg;
  • CH 380kgs – €1,230 – €3.24/kg;
  • LM 515kgs – €1,300 – €2.52/kg.

Calf prices:

  • AAX heifer calf – 22-07-2023 – €400;
  • LMX heifer calf – 25-07-2023 – €270;
  • SH heifer calf – 20-07-2023 – €290;
  • AAX heifer calf – 18-04-2023 – €235;
  • HEX heifer calf – 09-07-2023 – €70;
  • AAX heifer calf – 22-07-2023 – €400.

Upcoming sales at Ennis Mart:

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

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