Trade holds well for quality weanlings at Ennis

Some 800 lots went under the hammer, with up to €140 paid for Friesian calves, while Continentals sold to €260. Runners topped out at €860 and suckler pairs peaked at €1,810.

Cattle improve by €20/head at Ennis

“Farmers, specialised bull feeders and shippers competing in the bull ring and mostly farmers in the heifer ring”

Hoggets top out at €126 at Ennis

Some very good prices were forked out for quality lots both in the bulls and heifers, while sheep met a great trade, with up to €119 paid out for cull ewes.

Strong trade for forward-beef types at Ennis

“Quality more variable all-round and trade not quite as strong with the exception of quality lots”

€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”

Trade holds very solid for quality bulls & heifers at Ennis

“The quality of suckler stock on offer was poor overall, while trade for the average bull a bit easier”