Farmers drive trade at Ennis


“Quality is getting mixed in all categories but quality lots holding a very fine trade”

Farmers drive trade at Ennis

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“Quality is getting mixed in all categories but quality lots holding a very fine trade”

Numbers held fairly strong at Ennis Mart with almost 800 on offer on Tuesday (November 20th), according to a spokesperson for the mart.

“Quality is getting mixed in all categories but quality lots holding a very fine trade; the trade is totally driven by farmers.” The spokesperson outlined.

Runner heifers climbed to €710 and runner bulls made to €890, calves fetched from €130 to €250.

Moving to other rings, there was a small entry of suckling stock with a top call of €2,340 recorded for a Limousin due to an AI Limousin bull on December 9th.

WEANLING BULLS

  • 1 CH - 330kgs - €1,145 - €3.47/kg;
  • 1 CH - 330kgs - €1,045 - €3.17/kg;
  • 2 CH - 305kgs - €1,030 - €3.38/kg;
  • 1 LIM - 360kgs - €1,010 - €2.81/kg;
  • 1 LM - 345kgs - €945 - €2.74/kg;
  • 3 LM - 265kgs - €835 - €3.15/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 430kgs - €1,045 - €2.43/kg;
  • 1 CH - 265kgs - €760 - €2.87/kg;
  • 1 LM - 310kgs - €940 - €3.03/kg;
  • 1 CH - 310kgs - €885 - €2.85/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • 1 LM - 250kgs - €795 - €3.18/kg;
  • 1 CH - 280kgs - €790 - €2.82/kg;
  • 1 CH - 345kgs - €965 - €2.80/kg;
  • 2 CH - 252kgs - €710 - €2.81/kg;
  • 1 LM - 355kgs - €925 - €2.61/kg;
  • 1 CH - 345kgs - €945 - €2.74/kg;
  • 1 CH - 320kgs - €845 - €2.64/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 430kgs - €1,090 - €2.53/kg;
  • 1 LM - 410kgs - €1,040 - €2.54/kg;
  • 1 AAX - 410kgs - €735 - €1.79/kg.

SHEEP

The mart spokesperson said that the sheep trade was slightly stronger by about €2/head with a top call of €111; cull ewes sold from €34 to €111.

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