‘No shipping activity’ at Ennis


"Mostly store-type calves available - not as much meal feeding being done this year”

‘No shipping activity’ at Ennis

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"Mostly store-type calves available - not as much meal feeding being done this year”

Entries in the 270-350kg bracket met with noticeable demand at Ennis Mart on Tuesday (November 5th), according to a spokesperson.

“Numbers similar to last week and more life to the trade all-round and a better atmosphere.”

“Generally, the quality was better all-round and mostly store-type calves available - not as much meal feeding being done this year.”

“More farmers about in every ring and no shipping activity.” the spokesperson added.

Runner heifers peaked at €745, while runner bulls topped out at €850; in-calf stock made to €1,690, pairs fetched up to €1,670 and calves realised €450.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 2 CHX - 280kgs - €905 - €3.23/kg;
  • 1 CH - 385kgs - €1,005 - €2.61/kg;
  • 1 LM - 270kgs - €800 - €2.96/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 460kgs - €1,000 - €2.17/kg;
  • 1 CH - 275kgs - €855 - €3.11/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 310kgs - €920 - €2.97/kg;
  • 1 CH - 320kgs - €995 - €3.11/kg;
  • 1 CH - 320kgs - €895 - €2.79/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 LMX - 275kgs - €830 - €3.02/kg;
  • 1 LIM - 250kgs - €740 - €2.96/kg;
  • 1 CH - 275kgs - €825 - €3.00/kg;
  • 2 CH - 267kgs - €765 - €2.86/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 305kgs - €1,130 - €3.70/kg;
  • 1 LM - 465kgs - €1,030 - €2.22/kg;
  • 1 CH - 345kgs - €1,000 - €2.90/kg;
  • 1 CH - 300kgs - €840 - €2.80/kg;
  • 2 CH - 327kgs - €885 - €2.70/kg;
  • 1 LM - 340kgs - €935 - €2.75/kg.

SHEEP:

“A bit more life in the sheep trade - also up about €2/hd and cull ewes made to €107.” the spokesperson concluded.

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