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Store lambs reach €120 at Ennis Mart

Just over 550 lots were on offer at Ennis Mart on Monday, January 18th, according to a spokesperson who reported up to €120 for lambs.

They noted that this was a rather large entry for the time of year.

“Despite the large numbers, trade held up very well, with most of the good hoggets in the €137 to €145 bracket. A top call of €148 was reached for a pen of 10 at 56kgs.”

“More lighter store lambs were available today and these generally made €103 to €120 for the 36kg to 42kg lots. Cull ewes made €56 to €121.”

Ennis Mart sheep prices 

Lambs:

  • 10 56kgs – €148 – €2.64/kg;
  • 4 53kgs – €147 – €2.77/kg;
  • 13 53kgs – €146 – €2.75/kg;
  • 11 51.5kgs – €142 – €2.68/kg;
  • 5 48kgs – €138 – €2.87/kg;
  • 5 43.5kgs – €129 – €2.96/kg;
  • 12 47kgs – €133 – €2.83/kg;
  • 14 49kgs – €134 – €2.73/kg.
Ennis Mart  sheep prices 

The mart held its first sheep sale of 2021 on Monday, January 11th.

Over 300 lots went under the hammer, according to a spokesperson.

“A full clearance was achieved. It could only be described as a cracking trade, with a lot of good hoggets exceeding €140. The average price for hoggets was €2.76/kg. Light lambs were scarce. Cull ewes also met a strong trade and made €75 to €133.”

Lambs:
  • 6 – 54kgs – €148 – €2.74/kg;
  • 11 – 46kgs – €126 – €2.74/kg;
  • 10 – 54kgs – €145 – €2.68/kg;
  • 11 – 47kgs – €139 – €2.96/kg;
  • 12 – 53kgs – €144 – €2.72/kg;
  • 11 – 48kgs – €138 – €2.87/kg;
  • 7 – 52.5kgs – €144 – €2.74/kg;
  • 4 – 44.5kgs – €126 – €2.83/kg;
  • 6 – 50kgs – €141 – €2.82/kg;
  • 10 – 49kgs – €141 – €2.88/kg.
Sale arrangements
  • Monday – Sheep Auction @11.00am
  • Tuesday – Ring 1: Bull & heifer weanlings @ 11 am; Ring 2: calves & suckler stock @ 11am
  • Thursday – Ring 1: Bullocks at 11am Ring 2: Dry cows & aged bulls, heifers @ 11.00am

Level 5 restrictions:

Clare Marts are now streaming sales online – contact 065 6824411.

Download Livestock Live App on your smartphone or log onto Livestock Live’s website in order to be able to view live sales here at Ennis Mart – See more Clare Marts.

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