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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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Dry cows hit €2,790 at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart – cattle prices – 01-04-2021

A smaller entry went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, April 1st, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that trade held “very strong” with a top call of €2,790 for a Belgian Blue cull cow, weighing 860kgs.

“Numbers slightly back in both the heifer and the cow ring. Aged bulls were a very good trade too and averaged €1.99/kg with a BB of 960kgs hitting €2,000.  Also, a very good LM bull of 990kgs making €1,840.”

Ennis Mart cattle 01-04-2021
Heifers:
  • LM – 695kgs – €1,630 – €2.34/kg;
  • HEX – 445kgs – €970 – €2.18/kg;
  • CH – 490kgs – €1,210 – €2.44/kg;
  • HEX – 470kgs – €1,030 – €2.19/kg;
  • LM – 470kgs – €1,190 – €2.53/kg;
  • AAX – 570kgs – €1,320 – €2.31/kg;
  • LMX – 385kgs – €1,020 – €2.65/kg;
  • CH – 615kgs – €1,500 – €2.43/kg;
  • LM – 480kgs – €1,310 – €2.73/kg;
  • BBX – 540kgs – €1,400 – €2.59/kg.
Cull cows:
  • BB – 860kgs – €2,790 – €3.24/kg;
  • HEX – 680kgs – €1,370 – €2.01/kg;
  • AA – 820kgs – €1,800 – €2.19/kg;
  • FR – 825kgs – €1,200 – €1.45/kg;
  • CH – 855kgs – €1,780 – €2.08/kg;
  • FR – 715kgs – €1,030 – €1.44/kg;
  • LM – 795kgs – €1,890 – €2.38/kg;
  • HEX – 745kgs – €1,150 – €1.54/kg;
  • LM – 675kgs – €1,580 – €2.34/kg;
  • FR – 600kgs – €830 – €1.38/kg.
Last week’s sale

A large entry of cull cows and heifers went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday, March 25th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

A small entry of bulls sold to a top call of €1,940 for a Limousin of 1,075kgs.

Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson said: “Again, some very fancy prices for some exceptional quality heifers. A very strong trade for cows today, both feeders and beef-type lots.”

Ennis Mart 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.

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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