Smaller entry at Ennis


“A more variable mixture in the bull and heifer weanling ring but quality lots holding a smashing trade.”

Smaller entry at Ennis

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  • 3 mths ago

“A more variable mixture in the bull and heifer weanling ring but quality lots holding a smashing trade.”

A smaller sale was held at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (April 30th) - with just over 900 lots offered for sale - according to a mart spokesperson.

“Trade for the calves holding very well with shippers and farmers competing.”

Continental calves made to €465, while Hereford calves realised €280 and suckler pairs topped out at €2,340; dairy cows climbed to €1,460.

“A more variable mixture in the bull and heifer weanling ring but quality lots holding a smashing trade.”

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 3 CHX - 288kgs - €910 - €3.16/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 285kgs - €880 - €3.09/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 360kgs - €1,130 - €3.14/kg;
  • 1 CH - 405kgs - €1,115 - €2.75/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 370kgs - €1,115 - €3.01/kg;
  • 1 CH - 340kgs - €1,005 - €2.95/kg;
  • 2 CH - 417kgs - €1,160 - €2.78/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 400kgs - €1,065 - €2.66/kg;
  • 1 AAX - 510kgs - €980 - €1.90/kg;
  • 3 AA - 538kgs - €1,050 - €1.95/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 LMX - 262kgs - €885 - €3.37/kg;
  • 3 LMX - 262kgs - €810 - €3.10/kg;
  • 3 CH - 298kgs - €860 - €2.88/kg;
  • 1 CH - 300kgs - €935 - €3.11/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 390kgs - €1,070 - €2.74/kg;
  • 1 CH - 440kgs - €1,115 - €2.53/kg;
  • 1 LM - 370kgs - €1,000 - €2.70/kg;
  • 1 CH - 320kgs - €940 - €2.94/kg.

SHEEP:

Spring lamb fetched up to €135 - a price that was paid for entries weighing 56kgs, while lots weighing 49kgs sold to €133.

Hoggets made up to €130, while cull ewes made to €124 and ewes with lambs at foot peaked at €282.

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