'We had the biggest heifer sale in 10 years'


“Trade holding very steady but fleshed cows not as plentiful. Again, huge online activity for cull cows and interest from the north very strong.”

'We had the biggest heifer sale in 10 years'

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“Trade holding very steady but fleshed cows not as plentiful. Again, huge online activity for cull cows and interest from the north very strong.”

Over 600 cull cows, aged bulls and heifers went under the hammer at Ennis Mart on Thursday (August 6th), according to a spokesperson.

“Trade holding very steady but fleshed cows not as plentiful. Again, huge online activity for cull cows and interest from the north very strong.”

“We had the biggest heifer sale in 10 years and despite this trade, held very strong. A very large entry of aged bulls averaged €1.67/kg with a top call of €1,980 for a Charolais of 1095kgs.” the spokesperson added.

HEIFERS:

  • 1 LM - 390kgs - €1,060 - €2.72/kg;
  • 1 CH - 705kgs - €1,540 - €2.18/kg;
  • 2 LMX - 392kgs - €960 - €2.44/kg;
  • 2 LM - 607kgs - €1,360 - €2.24/kg;
  • 1 LM - 490kgs - €1,200 - €2.45/kg;
  • 1 CH - 530kgs - €1,290 - €2.43/kg;
  • 1 CH - 575kgs - €1,410 - €2.45/kg;
  • 1 CH - 645kgs - €1,430 - €2.22/kg;
  • 4 CH - 468kgs - €1,100 - €2.35/kg;
  • 1 LM - 435kgs - €1,090 - €2.51/kg.

CULL COWS:

  • 1 LM - 865kgs - €1,800 - €2.08/kg;
  • 1 CH - 660kgs - €1,480 - €2.24/kg;
  • 1 CH - 835kgs - €1,720 - €2.06/kg;
  • 1 LM - 710kgs - €1,360 - €1.91/kg;
  • 1 HEX - 870kgs - €1,470 - €1.69/kg;
  • 1 AA - 560kgs - €1,090 - €1.94/kg;
  • 1 LMX - 730kgs - €1,520 - €2.08/kg;
  • 1 BAX - 570kgs - €1,140 - €2.00/kg.

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