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Top price of €620 for calves at Ennis

There was a big sale with over 500 animals on offer in Ennis Mart on Tuesday (June 16th), according to a mart spokesperson.

Two rings were in operations with both online and ringside bidding. Quality varied a lot in both weanling bulls and heifers, according to the spokesperson. There was a lot of heavy, average quality bulls they said.

Calves were met with a great trade, reaching a top call of €620 for a 3-month-old Limousin bull.

There was also a good trade for suckling stock with pairs reaching €1,660 and many lots making upwards of €1,400.

Weanling bulls:

  • LM – 260kgs – €760 – €2.92/kg;
  • LM – 415kgs – €1,140 – €2.74/kg;    
  • BBX – 355kgs – €1,150 – €3.24/kg;
  • CH – 505kgs – €1,130 – €2.24/kg;
  • CH – 390kgs – €990 – €2.50/kg;
  • LM – 340kgs – €950 – €2.79/kg;
  • LMX – 350kgs – €960 – €2.74/kg;
  • LM – 455kgs – €1,100 – €2.42/kg;
  • CH – 305kgs – €920 – €3.02/kg;
  • CH – 405kgs – €1,030 – €2.54/kg.

Weanling heifers:

  • BB – 390kgs – €1,140 – €2.92/kg;
  • LM – 480kgs – €1,070 – €2.23/kg;
  • CH – 330kgs – €870 – €2.64/kg;
  • 2 CH – 420kgs – €900 – €2.14/kg;
  • LM – 270kgs – €690 – €2.55/kg;
  • LM – 370kgs – €880 – €2.38/kg;      
  • 2 CHX – 332kgs – €840 – €2.53/kg;
  • LM – 280kgs – €790 – €2.82/kg;    
  • LM – 390kgs – €930 – €2.38/kg;
  • LM – 340kgs – €870 – €2.64/kg.
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