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Weanling bulls and heifers an easier trade at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – cattle and calf prices – 13-04-2021

According to a spokesperson, over 1,100 entries went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, April 13th.

They reported that a notable increase in calf number at its latest weekly cattle sale. Friesian bull calves went under the hammer from €55-€110, while Hereford calves pushed from €180 to €315.

Meanwhile, Aberdeen-Angus calves ranged from €100 to €315 and continental calves varied from €195 to €510.

“More dairy stock and these made to €1,750. Pairs in the suckler ring made to €2,140 and in-calf lots made to €1,860.“

“The trade in the bull and heifer rings slightly easier but quality was much more variable. Lighter bulls around the 300kg mark and top-quality heifers were a strong trade.” the spokesperson added.

Ennis Mart report 13-04-2021
WEANLING BULLS:
  • LMX – 295kgs – €910 – €3.08/kg;
  • BBX – 425kgs – €1,220 – €2.87/kg;
  • LM – 280kgs – €880 – €3.14/kg;
  • LMX – 410kgs – €1,090 – €2.66/kg;
  • 2 CH – 285kgs – €870 – €3.05/kg;
  • LMX – 375kgs – €1,080 – €2.88/kg;
  • AA – 510kgs – €1,000 – €1.96/kg;
  • LMX – 365kgs – €1,070 – €2.93/kg;
  • CH – 440kgs – €1,110 – €2.52/kg;
  • LMX – 565kgs – €1,380 – €2.44/kg.
WEANLING HEIFERS:
  • LMX – 385kgs – €1,160 – €3.01/kg;
  • BBX – 410kgs – €1,790 – €4.36/kg;
  • CHX – 295kgs – €1,040 – €3.52/kg;
  • BBX – 260kgs – €820 – €3.15/kg;
  • CH – 405kgs – €1,260 – €3.11/kg;
  • LMX – 245kgs – €810 – €3.30/kg;
  • BB – 415kgs – €1,380 – €3.32/kg;
  • BBX – 360kgs – €1,190 – €3.31/kg;
  • LMX – 345kgs – €1,060- €3.07/kg;
  • BAX – 390kgs – €1,100 – €2.82/kg.

Ennis Mart report 08-04-2021:

Cow numbers remained steady, while heifer numbers declined at Ennis Mart on Thursday, April 8th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported a “very strong trade all round” with a “super trade” for heifers with breeding potential.

“Some very good cows again and a good mix of beef and stores in this ring. Aged bulls also met a strong trade with a Limousin of 965kgs at €1,800 and bulls averaged €1.96/kg.” the spokesperson added.

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.
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