Plain cattle a hard sell at Ennis


Quality lots met a steady trade, according to a spokesperson.

Plain cattle a hard sell at Ennis

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Quality lots met a steady trade, according to a spokesperson.

A smaller entry was presented for sale at Ennis Mart on Tuesday, October 29th, according to a spokesperson.

The spokesperson noted that quality lots met a steady trade, while plainer-types proved difficult to sell.

Runner heifers climbed to €670, while bulls topped out at €855. “A very mixed run of suckler stock on offer and the top call here was €1,500 for pairs.” the spokesperson added.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 CHX - 290kgs - €830 - €2.86/kg;
  • 1 LM - 345kgs - €990 - €2.87/kg;
  • 1 CH - 270kgs - €800 - €2.96/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 400kgs - €930 - €2.32/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 380kgs - €1,005 - €2.64/kg;
  • 1 LM - 350kgs - €940 - €2.68/kg;
  • 1 CH - 300kgs - €990 - €3.30/kg;
  • 1 LM - 290kgs - €815 - €2.81/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 CHX - 275kgs - €765 - €2.78/kg;
  • 1 CH - 270kgs - €720 - €2.67/kg;
  • 1 LM - 350kgs - €910 - €2.60/kg;
  • 1 LM - 325kgs - €855 - €2.63/kg;
  • 2 CH - 310kgs - €835 - €2.69/kg;
  • 1 CH - 205kgs - €680 - €3.32/kg;
  • 1 LM - 310kgs - €785 - €2.53/kg;
  • 1 LM - 215kgs - €715 - €3.32/kg.

SHEEP:

Sheep were a firm trade with butcher-type lambs making to €115 and factory type lambs making €90 to €100, the spokesperson added.

Cull ewes met with strong demand with a top call of €117 recorded.

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