Exporters active in the bull ring at Ennis


“The bull and heifer weanlings maintained the strong trade."

Exporters active in the bull ring at Ennis

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“The bull and heifer weanlings maintained the strong trade."

Some 700 lots were presented for sale at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (May 21st), according to a spokesperson.

A “solid trade” led to a full clearance in the calf ring; some 160 entries passed through the ring. A top call of €2,120 was recorded for a suckler pairing.

“The bull and heifer weanlings maintained the strong trade with exporters and farmers active in the bull ring and heifers dominated by farmer activity.”

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 2 CH - 290kgs - €860 - €2.96/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 340kgs - €1,075 - €3.16/kg;
  • 2 LM - 260kgs - €775 - €2.98/kg;
  • 1 CH - 350kgs - €1,070 - €3.06/kg;
  • 1 CH - 390kgs - €1,125 - €2.88/kg;
  • 2 CHX - 412kgs - €1,150 - €2.79/kg;
  • 1 LM - 395kgs - €1,120 - €2.83/kg;
  • 1 LM - 415kgs - €1,095 - €2.64/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 CH - 265kgs - €815 - €3.07/kg;
  • 1 CH - 385kgs - €1,080 - €2.80/kg;
  • 2 LIM - 290kgs - €815 - €2.81/kg;
  • 4 CH - 377kgs - €1,010 - €2.67/kg;
  • 1 CH - 245kgs - €720 - €2.94/kg;
  • 1 CH - 350kgs - €990 - €2.83/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 545kgs - €1,300 - €2.38/kg;
  • 1 LM - 400kgs - €1,090 - €2.72/kg.

SHEEP:

Lambs were a “tougher trade” and were easier by €7/head; they made from €110 to €115 with a tops of €125 recorded for an entry weighing53kgs.

Cull ewes maintained a good trade and peaked at €114; ewes with lambs at foot realised €230.

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