Covid-19: Limit of 70 per ring at Ennis


“Farmers are realising that calves have to be at least 3-weeks-old and well-fed.”

Covid-19: Limit of 70 per ring at Ennis

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“Farmers are realising that calves have to be at least 3-weeks-old and well-fed.”

Weanling bulls met with an improved trade, while weanling heifers were a shader easier at Ennis Mart on Monday (March 16th), according to a spokesperson.

“Calves improved but farmers are realising that calves have to be at least 3-weeks-old and well-fed.”

Dairy entries ranged from €1,160 to €1,510, while suckler pairings peaked at €1,780.

The spokesperson noted that the general cattle sale was held under a new protocol as advised by authorities where numbers were limited in all salerings to approximately 70 people. “Clare Marts appreciates the co-operation of customers in implementing the necessary changes.”

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 2 LM - 297kgs - €850 - €2.86/kg;

  • 2 LMX - 355kgs - €1,075 - €3.03/kg;

  • 1 LM - 280kgs - €815 - €2.91/kg;

  • 1 CH - 420kgs - €1,120 - €2.67/kg;

  • 1 CH - 360kgs - €1,085 - €3.01/kg;

  • 1 CH - 420kgs - €1,060 - €2.52/kg;

  • 1 LM - 375kgs - €1,090 - €2.91/kg;

  • 1 LM - 325kgs - €1,040 - €3.20/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 LM - 260kgs - €875 - €3.36/kg;

  • 1 LM - 415kgs - €1,250 - €3.01/kg;

  • 1 CH - 255kgs - €790 - €3.10/kg;

  • 1 LM - 420kgs - €1,075 - €2.56/kg;

  • 3 CH - 280kgs - €770 - €2.75/kg;

  • 1 CH - 325kgs - €970 - €2.98/kg;

  • 1 LM - 340kgs - €1,015 - €2.98/kg;

  • 1 LM - 345kgs - €960 - €2.78/kg.

SHEEP:

The spokesperson pointed out that hoggets were easier by €7-€8/head. Cull ewes went under the hammer from €55 to €125.

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