Plainer heifers a shade easier at Ennis


“Heifers 350kgs plus were a strong trade”

Plainer heifers a shade easier at Ennis

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“Heifers 350kgs plus were a strong trade”

Trade remained steady at Ennis Mart’s cattle sale on Tuesday (August 6th), according to a mart spokesperson.

“Numbers were similar to last week in bull and heifer weanlings but a slight increase in runner numbers.”

“Plainer, lighter heifers maybe a shade easier but heifers 350kgs plus were a strong trade especially for quality lots.”

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 LM - 275kgs - €765 - €2.78/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 385kgs - €1,030 - €2.67/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 370kgs - €970 - €2.62/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 440kgs - €1,060 - €2.41/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 390kgs - €960 - €2.46/kg;
  • 1 CH - 405kgs - €980 - €2.42/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 335kgs - €870 - €2.60/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 435kgs - €995 - €2.29/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 CH - 290kgs - €780 - €2.69/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 425kgs - €1,050 - €2.47/kg;
  • 1 CH - 380kgs - €1,010 - €2.66/kg;
  • 1 CH - 400kgs - €1,000 - €2.50/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 280kgs - €750 - €2.68/kg;
  • 2 HEX - 412kgs - €705 - €1.71/kg;
  • 1 LM - 345kgs - €845 - €2.45/kg;
  • 1 LM - 370kgs - €970 - €2.62/kg.

SHEEP:

The spokesperson noted that sheep met a steady to slightly improved trade; heavier lambs ranged from €103 to €110 with a top call of €118 recorded for a pen of lambs weighing 51kgs. “Again cull ewes met an excellent trade and made to €119.”

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