Over 550 lots in Ennis last Thursday, bullocks making up to tops of €3.17 p/kg.
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Over 550 lots in Ennis last Thursday, bullocks making up to tops of €3.17 p/kg.

Numbers are holding well for the time of the year with over 550 head passing through the rings in Ennis last Thursday.

Factory cattle are scarce, but when available are in high demand with prices averaging at €2.37/kg.

Store bullock trade was firm but plainer lots were harder sold.

Heifer trade was similar to bullocks, when on offer heavy heifers were in demand with prices averaging at €2.38/kg.

Meanwhile stores sold between €2.20/kg to €2.53/kg, again plainer lots harder sold.

Feeder cows and beef cows were in more demand today, with plenty of buyers and agent’s ringside. Aged bulls sold on average for €1.87/kg, with a top price of €1,960 for a LM bull weighting 1,135kgs.

BULLOCKS

1 LMX 385kgs - €1,220 - €3.17/kg 2 CHX 350kgs - €1,060 – 3.03/kg

1 CHX 495kgs - €1,250 - €2.53/kg 3 LMX 486kgs - €1,305 - €2.68/kg

3 CHX 601kgs - €1,600 - €2.35/kg 1 LMX 530kgs - €1,440 - €2.72/kg

1 CHX 805kgs - €1,910 - €2.37/kg 1 CHX 710kgs - €1,755 - €2.46/kg

HEIFERS

1 LMX 360kgs - €870 - €2.42/kg 1 HEX 480kgs - €1,150 - €2.40/kg

3 LMX 411kgs - €1,040 - €2.53/kg 2 CHX 490kgs - €1,240 - €2.53/kg

1 LMX 575kgs - €1,400 - €2.43/kg 1 CHX 605kgs - €1,460 - €2.41/kg

DRY COWS

1 LMX 480kgs - €970 - €2.02/kg 1 CHX 530kgs - €1,100 - €2.08/kg

1 LMX 570kgs - €1,000 - €1.75/kg 1 LMX 690kgs - €1,365 - €1.98/kg

1 BBX 770kgs - €1,440 - €1.87/kg 1 LMX 725kgs - €1,515 - €2.09/kg

1 LM 840kgs - €1,640 - €1.95/kg 1 LMX 915kgs - €1,970 - €2.15/kg

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