"Monitoring and implementation of Support measures are essential"


Minister Michael Creed said recently that the ongoing monitoring of Market situations and the implementation of Volatility support measures are essential.

"Monitoring and implementation of Support measures are essential"

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Minister Michael Creed said recently that the ongoing monitoring of Market situations and the implementation of Volatility support measures are essential.

Exporters were very active in Ennis mart today, with a high demand for the younger weanlings.

Weanling heifers under 350kg sold from €2.50/kg up to €2.92/kg, heifers over 350kg ranged from €2.27/kg to €3.06/kg.

Bull weanlings saw a similar trade to last week but plainer lots were easier sells.

Bulls sold mainly from €2.35/kg up to €3.09/kg, while In-calf suckler cows and heifers sold from €900 up to €1,640.

Suckler cows with calves ranged in price from €1,000 up to €1,870.

Freshly calved dairy cows and heifers made up to €1,650.

In the calf ring Angus/Hereford cross calves sold from lows of €130 up to €300. Continental cross calves sold from €170 up to €590.

Runner heifers sold from €325 up to €610 and runner bulls sold from €310 up to €630.

Sheep trade improved this week especially for the butcher lamb which was a fit trade, spring lambs averaging €2.53/kg.

Meanwhile Cast Ewe prices ranged from €56 to €100 per head.

BULL WEANLINGS

3 LMX 278kgs - €860 - €3.09/kg 1 SAX 388kgs - €1,105 - €2.85/kg

1 LMX 360kgs - €1,085 - €3.01/kg 1 BBX 435kgs - €1,170 - €2.69/kg

1 LMX 400kgs - €1,095 - €2.74/kg 1 CHX 390kgs - €1,100 - €2.82/kg

HEIFER WEANLINGS

3 LMX 290kgs - €805 - €2.78/kg 1 CHX 365kgs - €1,120 - €3.07/kg

1 CHX 385kgs - €960 - €2.49/kg 1 BBX 385kgs - €1,100 - €2.85/kg

1 LMX 415kgs - €1,160 - €2.80/kg 1 CHX 410kgs - €1,050 - €2.56/kg

LAMBS

8 x 51kgs - €140 6 x 44kgs - €122 9 x 45kgs - €128

4 x 58kgs - €132 5 x 50kgs - €129 4 x 47kgs - €124

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