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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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‘Hoggets as dear as spring lambs’ at Ennis Mart

Ennis Mart report – sheep prices – 12-04-2021

A larger entry, comprising close to 300 entries, went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Monday, April 12th, according to a spokesperson.

Speaking following the sale, the spokesperson said: “A very strong demand with hoggets as dear as spring lambs, but obviously, hoggets were heavier.”

“Spring lambs made to €183 and hoggets made to €186 for a pen of 10 at 66kgs. Again, a super trade for cull ewes, and, in cases, the trade for these was very similar to hoggets and made to €166.”

Ennis Mart sheep 12-04-2021

Spring lambs:
  • 2 54kgs – €183 – €3.39/kg;
  • 6 43.5kgs – €176 – €4.04/kg;
  • 4 41.5kgs – €163 – €3.93/kg;
  • 12 45.5kgs – €175 – €3.85/kg;
  • 3 46kgs – €174 – €3.78/kg ;
  • 8 41kgs – €168 – €4.10/kg.
Hoggets:
  • 10 66kgs – €186 – €2.82/kg;
  • 4 65kgs – €185 – €2.85/kg;
  • 7 55.5kgs – €183 – €3.29/kg;
  • 8 41kgs – €139 – €3.39/kg;
  • 7 44kgs – €144 – €3.27/kg;
  • 2 54kgs – €180 – €3.33/kg.
Ennis Mart 05-04-2021:

According to a spokesperson, some 170 lots went under the hammer at the mart’s sheep sale on Monday, April 5th.

“Only six pens of Spring lambs available and these varied in weight from 39kgs to 44.5kgs and price range was from €154 to €182. “

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“Hoggets made to €177 for a lot of 7 at 54kgs. Cull ewes met a great trade and made from €88 to €166. “

“More ewes with lambs at foot and these made to €219 with pairs at foot but lambs only a few days old.” the spokesperson concluded.

Hoggets:
  • 7 54kgs – €177 – €3.28/kg;
  • 6 50kgs – €155 – €3.10/kg;
  • 5 37kgs – €116 – €3.13/kg;
  • 5 43kgs – €140 – €3.26/kg;
  • 3 49.5kgs – €168 – €3.39/kg.
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, bull weanlings: 11 am. 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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