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Strong trade for cows at Ennis

There was a strong trade for cows in Ennis Mart’s cattle sale on Thursday (May 21st), according to a mart spokesperson.

They reported that some great quality cows and heifers were on offer, both meeting strong trades.

Many of the top-quality cows exceeded a price of €2/kg and topped out at €2.28/kg. Meanwhile, heifers reached a high of €2.78/kg but generally earned in the region of €2.10-€2.35/kg.

A number of stock bulls were on offer also which averaged a price of €1.95/kg.

Cull cows:

  • LM – 560kg – €1,220 – €2.18/kg;
  • BBX – 740kg – €1,690 – €2.28/kg;    
  • BBX – 570kg – €1,130 – €1.98/kg;
  • LM – 810kg – €1,480 – €1.83/kg;
  • CHX – 690kg – €1,430 – €2.07/kg;
  • HEX – 760kg – €1,390 – €1.83/kg;
  • BAX – 665kg – €1,390 – €2.09/kg;
  • CHX – 715kg – €1,540 – €2.15/kg;
  • AAX – 655kg – €1,200 – €1.83/kg;
  • FR – 740kg – €980 – €1.32/kg.

Heifers:

  • LM – 380kg – €940 – €2.47/kg; 
  • 3 CH – 468kg – €1,160 – €2.47/kg;
  • CHX – 485kg – €1,250 – €2.58/kg;
  • LM – 410kg – €1,060 – €2.58/kg;
  • CHX – 445kg – €1,170 – €2.63/kg;
  • HEX – 605kg – €1,160 – €1.92/kg;
  • BBX – 420kg – €1,160 – €2.76/kg;
  • LM – 500kg – €1,220 – €2.44/kg;       
  • CH – 440kg – €1,090 – €2.48/kg;
  • 3 AA – 346kg – €650 – €1.87/kg.
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