More customers for quality bulls at Ennis


‘The heifer trade was livelier than the bull trade on a per kg basis’

More customers for quality bulls at Ennis

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‘The heifer trade was livelier than the bull trade on a per kg basis’

With a small entry on offer, trade was solid at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (July 30th), according to a mart spokesperson.

“A very good trade for runners and even dairy-type runners. The heifer trade was livelier than the bull trade on a per kg basis but quality bulls had more customers available for them.”

Cows and calves made to €1,780; the spokesperson noted that calves also met a strong trade.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 LM - 345kgs - €905 - €2.62/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 455kgs - €1,070 - €2.35/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 335kgs - €900 - €2.69/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 405kgs - €950 - €2.35/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 285kgs - €740 - €2.60/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 430kgs - €1,010 - €2.35/kg;
  • 1 CH - 355kgs - €865 - €2.44/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 352kgs - €850 - €2.41/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 LMX - 290kgs - €790 - €2.72/kg;
  • 1 BBX - 315kgs - €930 - €2.95/kg;
  • 1 CH - 290kgs - €755 - €2.60/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 395kgs - €950 - €2.40/kg;
  • 3 BA - 291kgs - €730 - €2.50/kg;
  • 1 LM - 310kgs - €790 - €2.55/kg;
  • 1 BBX - 390kgs - €1,070 - €2.74/kg;
  • 1 LM - 270kgs - €730 - €2.70/kg.

SHEEP:

“A more mixed run of sheep both in weight and quality with a lot of sheep in the €90 to €100 category.”

“A top price of €112 being achieved for lambs and cull ewes made to €120.”

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