Weanling heifers reach €3.46/kg at Ennis

"Trade was very strong with some top-quality stock on offer”

Strong trade for quality bullocks and heifers at Ennis

Exporters and farmers were active in the calf ring

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Plainer lots a 'shade tougher' at Ennis

“Quite a number of Autumn-born weanlings are being presented for sale now.”

Smaller entry at Ennis

“A more variable mixture in the bull and heifer weanling ring but quality lots holding a smashing trade.”

Fewer customers at Ennis

“Trade was similar to last week all-round with no great change”

Strong trade for top-quality weanlings at Ennis

Suckler pairs reached €1,920, while in-calve entries hit €1,700. Spring lambs peaked at €137.

Charolais bull calf makes €750 at Ennis

Farmers and exporters competed for bull weanlings, while farmers were the main customers in the heifer ring.

Steady trade for calves at Ennis

FR bulls sold from €40-€190, while sucklers hit €2,280 and dairy entries peaked at €1,570. Farmers & exporters competed for stock.

Good demand for heifers over 350kgs at Ennis

Some 1,100 entries including 280 calves went under the hammer; suckler pairs sold to €1,980, while calves hit €400 and dairy stock peaked at €1,590.

Trade for calves “better than expected” at Ennis

Numbers held “very strong”, with almost 1,000 lots offered for sale; the majority of FR bulls sold from €40-€70. A top call of €2,300 was recorded for a suckler pair.

€2,280 forked out for suckler pair at Ennis

“Bull weanlings a great trade and many of the bulls are possibly getting too much meal as store types were scarce” Friesian calves ranged from €30-€140-, while dairy entries hit €1,400.

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”