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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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Shippers active for weanling bulls in Ennis

Farming News/Mart Reports: Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 18-07-2023

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, some 250 lots came under the hammer at its most recent general cattle sale on Tuesday, July 18th, 2023.

A small entry of suckler stock changed hands at the sale with highs of €2,250 and in-calf lots made to €1,780.

The spokesperson noted: “Again, shippers were extremely active for bull weanlings.”

“A top price of €4.26/kg was achieved in the bull ring, while heifers reached €3.71/kg.”

“Some great calves were on offer at Tuesday’s sale, with a top price of €800 for a Limousin bull calf, out of a BBX dam and born on 30-06-2023. There was a strong mix of continentals and traditional breeds.”

Ennis Mart on 18-07-2023

Weanling heifer prices:

  • LMX – 295kgs – €1,070 – €3.63/kg;
  • LM – 315Kgs – €1,170- €3.71/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 367kgs – €1,290 – €3.51/kg;
  • CHX – 420kgs – €1,320 – €3.14/kg;
  • LM – 285kgs – €950- €3.33/kg;
  • LM – 315kgs – €1,060 – €3.36/kg;
  • CHX – 310kgs – €1,020 – €3.29/kg;
  • LM – 400kgs – €1,260 – €3.15/kg;
  • CHX – 305kgs – €1,060 – €3.47/kg;
  • LM – 340kgs – €1,170 – €3.44/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • BBX – 305kgs – €1,300 – €4.26/kg;
  • CHX – 335kgs – €1,330 – €3.97/kg;
  • LMX – 320kgs – €1,330 – €4.15/kg;
  • LMX – 345kgs – €1,290- €3.85/kg;
  • LMX – 275kgs – €1,120 – €4.07/kg;
  • LMX – 525kgs – €1,680 – €3.20/kg;
  • BBX – 460kgs – €1,520 – €3.30/kg;
  • LM – 450kgs – €1,490 – €3.31/kg;
  • CHX – 375kgs – €1,460 – €3.89/kg;
  • CHX – 290kgs – €1,180 – €4.07/kg.

Calf prices:

  • HEX heifer calf out of FR cow – 12-06-2023 – €90;
  • HEX bull calf out of FR cow – 12-06-2023 – €115;
  • AAX bull calf out of FR cow – 27-06-2023 – €215;
  • AAX heifer calf out of FR cow – 28-06-2023 – €170;
  • AAX bull out of FR cow – 17-06-2023 – €210;
  • CHX bull out of a LMX cow – 07-05-2023 – €790.

Last week’s sale

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, numbers were back compared to the corresponding special sale of autumn-born weanlings on Tuesday, March 11th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

They reported that “trade was strong but no dearer overall than previous weeks”.

“Quite a number of strong weanlings available and again, shippers were very active in the bull ring, as were a few bull finishers also.”

At Tuesday’s sale, bulls hit €4.18/kg and heifers reached €4.20/kg.

The spokesperson said that the bull ring attracted “some great quality”, with more “mixed quality” in the heifer ring.

Read more on this mart report.

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.

Mart reports

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