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Northern interest for cull cows at Ennis

Thursday, February 6th saw just over 750 lots pass through the ring at Ennis Mart.

A mart spokesperson reported that in excess of 200 cull cows were on offer; many of the top lots exceeded €2/kg.  

“There was a huge appetite for forward-type stock in all rings and quite a number of these available. Again, there was Northern interest in the cull cow ring.” the spokesperson added.

They noted that the sale attracted an entry of aged bulls and these averaged €1.75/kg with a top call of €2,100 for a Limousin of 1,230kgs.

BULLOCKS:

  • 1 AA – 570kgs – €1,250 – €2.19kg;        
  • 1 CH – 590kgs – €1,550 – €2.63/kg;
  • 1 HEX – 495kgs – €1,050 – €2.12/kg;       
  • 2 LM – 807kgs – €1,705 – €2.11/kg;
  • 1 AA – 520kgs – €1,205 – €2.32/kg;       
  • 1 HEX – 700kgs – €1,370 – €1.96/kg;
  • 1 CH – 455kgs – €1,250- €2.74/kg;     
  • 1 CH – 640kgs – €1,540- €2.41/kg;  
  • 4 CH – 451kgs – €1,220- €2.70/kg;     
  • 7 CH – 670kgs – €1,420- €2.12/kg.  

HEIFERS:

  • 1 CH – 460kgs – €1,215 – €2.64/kg;       
  • 1 CH – 715kgs – €1,580 – €2.21/kg;
  • 1 HEX – 495kgs – €1,080 – €2.18/kg;       
  • 1 CH – 600kgs – €1,400 – €2.33/kg;
  • 1 BAX – 430kgs – €1,115 – €2.59/kg;        
  • 1 CH – 560kgs – €1,260 – €2.23/kg;       
  • 2 LMX – 550kgs – €1,360 – €2.47/kg;        
  • 3 CH – 487kgs – €1,150 – €2.36/kg.       

CULL COWS:

  • 1 BBX – 900kgs – €1,800 – €2.00/kg;        
  • 1 LM – 605kgs – €1,380 – €2.28/kg;          
  • 1 LM – 860kgs – €1,630 – €1.89/kg;        
  • 1 AA – 675kgs – €1,330 – €1.97/kg;
  • 1 LM – 780kgs – €1,650 – €2.11/kg;        
  • 1 FR – 585kgs – €950 – €1.62/kg;
  • 1 LM – 680kgs – €1,380 – €2.03/kg;        
  • 1 FR – 465kgs – €730 – €1.57/kg.
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