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Catherina Cunnane
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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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Exporters and farmers drive the weanling trade in Ennis

Farming News/Mart Reports on That’s Farming – Ennis Mart – 05-09-2023 – Cattle Prices

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, some 450 lots crossed the scales at Tuesday’s general cattle sale.

A small entry of suckling stock and pairs made to €2,210 and in-calf lots topped at €2,470.

A spokesperson for the mart said: “There were great bull weanlings on offer, and these were a great trade with shippers and online activity very strong.”

“Heifers also attracted some shipping activity and this, together with farmer customers, ensured a very strong trade,” the spokesperson added.

They reported that bulls in the 300kg to 400kg averaged €3.15/kg and over 400kg levelled at €2.92/kg. Meanwhile, heifers in the 300kg to 400kg sold for an average of €2.88/kg, while those north of 400kg sold for €2.81/kg of an average.

Read a report on www.thatsfarming.com from last week’s sale: Cattle trade improves in Ennis with 99% clearance across all rings

Ennis Mart on 05-09-2023

Weanling heifer prices:

  • CHX – 260kgs – €820 – €3.15/kg;
  • LM – 275Kgs – €940- €3.42/kg;
  • LMX – 235kgs – €740 – €3.15/kg;
  • LM – 395kgs – €1,430 – €3.62/kg;
  • LM – 325kgs – €1,340- €4.12/kg;
  • LM – 355kgs – €1,250 – €3.52/kg;
  • LMX – 440kgs – €1,410 – €3.20/kg;
  • CHX – 375kgs – €1,190 – €3.17/kg;
  • CHX – 370kgs – €1,150 – €3.11/kg;
  • LM – 325kgs – €1,000 – €3.03/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • CHX – 290kgs – €1,070 – €3.69/kg;
  • LMX – 385kgs – €1,440 – €3.74/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 253kgs – €970 – €3.83/kg;
  • CH – 360kgs – €1,430- €3.97/kg;
  • CHX – 290kgs – €1,100 – €3.79/kg;
  • BBX – 385kgs – €1,330 – €3.45/kg;
  • BBX – 465kgs – €1,560 – €3.35/kg;
  • BBX – 430kgs – €1,520 – €3.53/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 355kgs – €1,310 – €3.69/kg;
  • BBX 345kgs – €1,260 – €3.65/kg;
  • LM 405kgs – €1,370 – €3.38/kg;
  • LM 365kgs – €1,340 – €3.67/kg.

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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