Calves reach €620 at Ennis


Strong demand for top-quality bulls and heifers 280-350kgs

Calves reach €620 at Ennis

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Strong demand for top-quality bulls and heifers 280-350kgs

Over 450 lots were presented for sale at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (June 4th), according to a spokesperson.

Trade was “strong” for quality lots in both the bull and heifer rings for top-quality lots between 280kgs and 350kgs.

“The trade for calves can only be described as very strong but some very good strong calves available.”

Continental calves made to €620 with good export demand, while pairs in the suckler ring climbed to €1,960 on Tuesday.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 LM - 280kgs - €885 - €3.16/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 275kgs - €885 - €3.22/kg;
  • 1 LM - 255kgs - €815 - €3.19/kg;
  • 1 CH - 480kgs - €1,170 - €2.44/kg;
  • 1 CH - 360kgs - €1,060 - €2.94/kg;
  • 1 CH - 450kgs - €1,130 - €2.52/kg;
  • 3 LMX - 355kgs - €995 - €2.80/kg;
  • 3 CH - 303kgs - €930 - €3.07/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 CHX - 270kgs - €905 - €3.35/kg ;
  • 1 LM - 340kgs - €980 - €2.88/kg;
  • 1 CH - 285kgs - €900 - €3.16/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 405kgs - €1,000 - €2.47/kg;
  • 1 LM - 340kgs - €1,140 - €3.35/kg;
  • 2 LM - 330kgs - €935 - €2.83/kg;
  • 3 LM - 360kgs - €965 - €2.68/kg;
  • 1 LM - 315kgs - €935 - €2.97/kg.

SHEEP:

A smaller entry of sheep with prices “remaining steady” with a top price of €121 for 46kgs for spring lamb; these generally made from €110-€115.

Ewes with lambs at foot peaked at €160 and cull ewes topped out at €94.

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