€2,120 for in-calf heifer at Ennis


"Numbers are beginning to fall off, with trade holding good in the bulls with the exception of the average quality heavy bulls. Heifers were easier with quality lots holding strong”

€2,120 for in-calf heifer at Ennis

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"Numbers are beginning to fall off, with trade holding good in the bulls with the exception of the average quality heavy bulls. Heifers were easier with quality lots holding strong”

Numbers are beginning to fall off at Ennis, as 580 entries went under the hammer on Tuesday (November 27th), according to a mart spokesperson.

“Trade holding good in the bulls with the exception of the average quality heavy bulls. Heifers easier but quality lots holding strong.” The spokesperson said.

Runners were a solid trade with heifers topping out at €680 and bulls selling to €780.

There was good demand for quality suckling stock with in-calf heifer served to Limousin with time up leading the sale at €2,120 and pairs topping at €1,800.

WEANLING BULLS

  • 1 LM - 295kgs - €830 - €2.81/kg;
  • 1 LM - 250kgs - €760 - €3.04/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 340kgs - €1,055 - €3.10/kg;
  • 1 LM - 360kgs - €900 - €2.50/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 355kgs - €1,005 - €2.83/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 390kgs - €1,000 - €2.56/kg;
  • 1 CHX- 455kgs - €1,045 - €2.30/kg;
  • 1 PTX - 295kgs - €785 - €2.66/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS

  • 1 LM - 260kgs - €765 - €2.94/kg;
  • 2 LM- 332kgs - €885 - €2.66/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 310kgs - €1,160 - €3.74/kg;
  • 2 CH - 292kgs - €735 - €2.51/kg;
  • 1 CH - 320kgs - €830 - €2.59/kg;
  • 3 CH - 406kgs - €980 - €2.41/kg.

SHEEP

Hogget trade improved again by about €2/hd with a top call of €114 for a pen of 12 at 52kgs, the spokesperson outlined. Cull ewes made €92 to €103.

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