Ennis
  • Date: 10/04/2018
  • Type: Weanling

  • Town: Ennis (Co. Clare)
  • Address: Ennis Weanlings & Sheep Mart Quin Rd, Bunnow, Ennis, Co. Clare
  • Webpage: Ennis Mart

10/04/2018 - Ennis Weanling Mart Report

A large sale of over 1,000 head went under the hammer at Ennis mart today. Weanling trade is coming under pressure and continues to be affected by the recent poor weather conditions. This was seen with less farmer activity around all rings. A large entry of suck calves met a fair demand where a full clearance was achieved. Top price calf was €530 for a Charolais heifer calf. Friesian calves made from €70-€140 with lighter calves selling from €30-€60. Hereford and Angus calves made from €200-€370. Continental bred calves sold from €300-€530. In-calf suckler heifers sold up to €1,200. Suckler cows with calves at foot sold up to €1,940 for a Blue cow with a Limousin calf at foot. Freshly calved dairy cows and heifers made from €1,200 up to €1,560. Sheep trade is holding firm with hogget’s making up to €162 for 58kg. Cull ewes made up to €130. Ewes with lambs sold to €210 for a ewe with twin lambs. Spring lambs were in high demand with pen of 11 lambs weighing 39kg sold for €130.

BULL WEANLINGS

2 CHX 247kgs - €890 - €3.59/kg 1 LMX 340kgs - €1,100 - €3.23/kg

6 AAX 441kgs - €1,090 - €2.45/kg 1 CHX 420kgs - €1,200 - €2.85/kg

1 LMX 420kgs - €1,200 - €2.85/kg 1 SIX 740kgs - €1,400 - €1.90/kg

1 CHX 285kg - €900 - €3.15/kg 2 AAX 192kgs - €470 - €2.44/kg

 

HEIFER WEANLINGS

1 CHX 275kgs - €800 - €2.90/kg 2 LMX 300kgs - €865 - €2.88/kg

1 CHX 370kgs - €1,095 - €2.95/kg 1 LMX 280kgs - €900 - €3.21/kg

2 CHX 410kgs - €1,120 - €2.73/kg 3 HEX 375kgs - €880 - €2.33/kg

1 AAX 425kgs - €945 - €2.22/kg 1 AAX 180kgs - €335 - €1.86/kg

 

 

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