Strong trade for quality bullocks and heifers at Ennis


Exporters and farmers were active in the calf ring

Strong trade for quality bullocks and heifers at Ennis

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Exporters and farmers were active in the calf ring

A “good entry” of calves met with “solid demand” from exporters and farmers at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (May 28th), according to a mart spokesperson.

Just over 600 lots passed through the ring; trade was “strong” for quality bullocks and heifers.

Pairs in the suckler ring pushed up to €2,160.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 LMX - 290kgs - €860 - €2.96/kg;
  • 1 LM - 260kgs - €830 - €3.19/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 395kgs - €1,110 - €2.81/kg;
  • 1 LM - 425kgs - €1,140 - €2.68/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 375kgs - €1,085 - €2.89/kg;
  • 1 CH - 410kgs - €1,085 - €2.64/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 365kgs - €1,015 - €2.78/kg;
  • 1 CH - 405kgs - €1,035 - €2.56/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 LM - 275kgs - €855 - €3.11/kg;
  • 1 LM - 325kgs - €950 - €2.92/kg;
  • 1 CH - 230kgs - €800 - €3.48/kg;
  • 1 LM - 405kgs - €1,020 - €2.52/kg;
  • 1 BBX - 330kgs - €1,065 - €3.23/kg;
  • 1 CH - 410kgs - €970 - €2.36/kg;
  • 1 BBX - 350kgs - €990 - €2.86/kg;
  • 2 CH - 380kgs - €1,015 - €2.67/kg.

SHEEP:

Lambs were slightly easier and were back by about €3/head; they ranged from €110 to €122 for 52kgs.

Cull ewes fetched up to €108 and ewes with lambs at foot realised €180.

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