Trade ‘generally better’ by €20/head at Ennis


There was more activity in the bull and heifer rings

Trade ‘generally better’ by €20/head at Ennis

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There was more activity in the bull and heifer rings

Exporters competed for bulls at the upper end of the market at Ennis on Tuesday, November 19th, according to a spokesperson.

The sale saw just over 600 lots go under the hammer; more customers made their presence felt in the bull and heifer rings.

“Trade generally better by €20/head and some quality lots met some very attractive prices.” the spokesperson added.

Runner heifers made to €695, while runner bulls topped out at €825; suckler pairings reached €1,380, while a top call of €400 was recorded in the calf ring for a Charolais entry.

WEANLING BULLS:

  • 1 LMX - 480kgs - €1,200 - €2.50/kg;
  • 1 LM - 325kgs - €870 - €2.68/kg;
  • 1 CH - 290kgs - €860 - €2.96/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 475kgs - €1,180 - €2.48/kg;
  • 3 CH - 252kgs - €830 - €3.30/kg;
  • 1 CH - 400kgs - €1,110 - €2.77/kg;
  • 1 LM - 255kgs - €740 - €2.90/kg;
  • 1 LM - 360kgs - €920 - €2.56/kg.

WEANLING HEIFERS:

  • 1 CHX - 295kgs - €815 - €2.76/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 415kgs - €1,015 - €2.45/kg;
  • 1 CHX - 390kgs - €935 - €2.40/kg;
  • 3 LMX - 363kgs - €900 - €2.48/kg;
  • 1 LM - 320kgs - €910 - €2.84/kg;
  • 1 CH - 305kgs - €885 - €2.90/kg;
  • 2 CH - 317kgs - €865 - €2.72/kg;
  • 1 LM - 255kgs - €715 - €2.80/kg.

SHEEP:

“Trade for lambs up about €4/head but a number lacking flesh.” the spokesperson explained.

Butcher lambs fetched up to €122, while cull ewes ranged from €60 to €108.

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