‘Cracking’ trade for sucklers at Ennis


Heifers improved by €20-€30/head on the previous week.

‘Cracking’ trade for sucklers at Ennis

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  • 8 mths ago

Heifers improved by €20-€30/head on the previous week.

A mart spokesperson reported that over 700 entries were presented for sale at Ennis on Tuesday, February 4th.

They noted that heifers improved by €20-€30/head on the previous week, while bulls were similar to the previous week. Continental calves topped out at €580, while Friesian calves went under the hammer from €40 to €115 and Hereford calves peaked at €325.

“A number of in-calf dairy stock made to €1,680. An absolute cracking trade for suckler stock and in-calf lots of these reached €2,000 with a clearance of AA in-calf cows making from €1,230 to €1,830, while pairs reached €2,030.”

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 CH - 285kgs - €875 - €3.07/kg;
  • 1 LM - 335kgs - €1,010 - €3.01/kg;
  • 1 LM - 250kgs - €835 - €3.34/kg;
  • 1 LM - 425kgs - €1,080 - €2.54/kg;
  • 2 CH - 272kgs - €830 - €3.04/kg;
  • 2 LM - 405kgs - €1,075 - €2.65/kg;
  • 3 LM - 390kgs - €1,190 - €3.05/kg;
  • 1 CH - 345kgs - €1,020 - €2.95/kg;
  • 3 CH - 393kgs - €1,045 - €2.65/kg;
  • 1 CH - 380kgs - €1,015 - €2.67/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 LM - 275kgs - €860 - €3.13/kg;
  • 1 LM - 325kgs - €1,000 - €3.08/kg;
  • 1 LM - 245kgs - €805 - €3.28/kg;
  • 1 CH - 460kgs - €1,110 - €2.41/kg;
  • 1 BBX - 240kgs - €785 - €3.27/kg;
  • 1 CH - 365kgs - €940 - €2.57/kg;
  • 1 CH - 355kgs - €1,070 - €3.01/kg;
  • 1 CH - 350kgs - €940 - €2.68/kg;
  • 1 LM - 415kgs - €1,000 - €2.41/kg;
  • 1 LM - 330kgs - €960 - €2.91/kg.

SHEEP:

“Again, were sheep a very strong trade and hoggets reached €136 with a pen of 13 at 57kgs making €134. Cull ewes made from €50 to €128.” the spokesperson added.

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