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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 active for LM & BB bull weanlings in Ennis

Farming News/Mart Reports: Ennis Mart – Cattle Prices – 04-07-2023

According to a spokesperson for Ennis Mart, a smaller entry crossed the scales at its most recent cattle sale on Tuesday, July 4th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

Heifers achieved a top price of €4.10/kg, while a smaller entry of calves peaked at €490 for a one-month-old LM heifer calf.

The spokesperson remarked: “There was a great trade in general on Tuesday. Only a handful of suckler cows came under the hammer.”

“Quality was slightly more variable in the heifer weanling ring, but again some very fancy prices recorded in this ring.”

Exporters were very active in the bull ring and gave exceptional prices for top-quality LM and BB weanlings, as these hit €4.12/kg,” the spokesperson added.

Weanling heifer prices:

  • 1 CHX – 290kgs – €1,190 – €4.10/kg;
  • LMX – 355Kgs – €1,140- €3.21/kg;
  • 1 CHX – 280kgs – €1,110 – €3.96/kg;
  • 1 CHX – 315kgs – €1,040 – €3.30/kg;
  • 1 LMX – 350kgs – €1,100- €3.14/kg;
  • CHX – 400kgs – €1,240 – €3.10/kg;
  • 1 – CHX 330kgs – €1,010 – €3.06/kg;
  • 2 – LMX 227kgs – €820 – €3.60/kg;
  • LMX – 300kgs – €770 – €2.57/kg;
  • CHX – 430kgs – €1,240 – €2.88/kg.

Weanling bull prices:

  • BBX – 410kgs – €1,690 – €4.12/kg;
  • LMX – 365kgs – €1,480 – €4.05/kg;
  • BBX – 405kgs – €1,600 – €3.95/kg;
  • LMX – 380kgs – €1,460- €3.84/kg;
  • LMX – 340kgs – €1,320 – €3.88/kg;
  • CHX – 385kgs – €1,400 – €3.64/kg;
  • BBX – 450kgs – €1,700 – €3.78/kg;
  • 2 BBX – 410kgs – €1,530 – €3.73/kg;
  • LMX – 520kgs – €1,600 – €3.08/kg;
  • LMX – 400kgs – €1,480 – €3.70/kg;
  • BBX – 460kgs – €1,660 – €3.61/kg;
  • LMX – 400kgs – €1,480 – €3.70/kg;
  • LMX – 410kgs – €1,460 – €3.56/kg.

Calf prices:

  • LM heifer out of LM cow – 07-06-2023 – €490;
  • FR bull out of FR cow – 14-06-2023 – €140;
  • SIX bull out of FR cow – 26-05-2023 – €290;
  • LMX bull out of MYX cow – 04-04-2023 – €300;
  • HEX heifer out of FR cow – 08-05-2023 – €100;
  • HEX heifer out of FR cow – 10-06-2023 – €190.

Last week’s sale

Numbers dropped back at Ennis Mart, County Clare, on Thursday, June 29th, 2023, with some 370 lots on offer.

That is according to a spokesperson who reported that cow numbers “held steady” overall, with mostly continental types on offer, along with a small selection of bulls, with prices to €2,850 for a Charolais.

Read more with sample prices.

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

Read more mart prices (with cattle and sheep prices) on That’s Farming.

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