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€610 for 1-month-old Charolais heifer at Ennis

Just over 370 lots turned out for a cattle sale held at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, with sample prices outlined below.

A mart spokesperson reported that trade was similar to the previous week, especially for quality lots.

“More calves available today and the tops of these made to €610 for a Charolais heifer a month old.”

“A handful of Friesian bull calves averaged €120 but these were approximately a month old. Again. a number of suckler stock on offer and in-calf lots made to €1,510 and pairs made to €2,030.”

“There were some very fancy prices for top-quality heifers. “The bulls over 450kgs would be the hardest of the bulls sold unless they were young and capable of being finished under 16 months.”

Ennis Mart cattle prices:
WEANLING BULLS:
  • LMX – 265kgs – €860 – €3.24/kg;
  • 3 LMX – 440kgs – €1,140 – €2.59/kg;
  • LMX – 280kgs – €860 – €3.07/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 415kgs – €1,120 – €2.70/kg;
  • 2 LMX – 350kgs – €1070 – €3.06/kg;
  • 1 CHX – 400kgs – €1,080 – €2.70/kg;
  • 5 LMX – 401kgs – €1,050 – €2.62/kg;
  • 1 LMX – 305kgs – €990 – €3.24/kg;
  • 2 CHX – 267kgs – €790 – €2.95/kg;
  • 1 CHX – 345kgs – €1,040 – €3.01/kg.
WEANLING HEIFERS:
  • 2 CHX – 327kgs – €1,130 – €3.45/kg;
  • CHX – 350kgs – €1,030 – €2.94/kg;
  • LMX – 285kgs – €840 – €2.95/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 340kgs – €970 – €2.85/kg;
  • LMX – 250kgs – €720 – €2.88/kg;
  • CHX – 330kgs – €980 – €2.92/kg;
  • 3 CHX – 345kgs – €1,060 – €3.07/kg;
  • CHX – 420kgs – €1,180- €2.81/kg;
  • LMX – 435kgs – €1,050 – €2.41/kg;
  • CHX – 335kgs – €950 – €2.83/kg.
Ennis Mart cattle prices last week

Just over 200 lots were on offer at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, January 12th, according to a report from a spokesperson.

They reported a “strong” trade with “plenty demand for all types of stock”.

The sale attracted a small number of calves and these peaked at €590 for a Charolais bull. Furthermore, there was one Friesian bull calf on offer, and he sold for €140.

“Quite a few suckler stock on offer with a top call of €2,010.  A small selection of runners and heifers in this ring made to €570 and runner bulls made to €620. Weanling trade was strong and slightly better than pre-Christmas.” the spokesperson concluded.

All mart reports can be found here.

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