Welcome to Clare Marts

Clare Marts Limited, Auctioneers and Livestock Salesmen, is a farmer owned co-operative with branches in Ennis, Scariff, Kilfenora, Kilrush, which holds weekly livestock sales. Co. Clare is renowned for the production of top quality weanlings, beef and store bullocks & heifers, which are produced from a well-established suckler base within the county.

Clare Marts are now streaming sales online, buyers can also register to buy online, please contact 065 6824411.

Download 'Livestock Live App' on your smartphone or log onto 'Livestock Live' website in order to be able to view live sales here at Ennis Mart.

Your co-operation with the restrictions in place would be appreciated.

Please, if you are a close contact of a confirmed case, awaiting test results or a feeling any covid symptoms, DO NOT ATTEND and follow HSE advice.

***Please note that it is mandatory for customers attending Clare Marts to wear a facemask***


ALL SALES FROM THURSDAY 22nd OCTOBER SHALL BE ONLINE ONLY.  BUYERS MUST REGISTER TO VIEW STOCK PRIOR TO SALE.  SELLERS MUST DROP AND LEAVE. BUYERS THAT REQUIRE STOCK TO BE PURCHASED ON THEIR BEHALF PLEASE CONTACT THE MANAGER.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Enter your livestock online for Clare Marts covering Munster Region and our Irish Livestock Auctions

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Clare Marts

Monday - Sheep Auction @10.30am

Tuesday - Ring 1 Calves & Suckler Stock @ 11am  Ring 2 Bull & Heifer Weanlings @ 11 am

Thursday - Ring 1 Dry Cows & Aged Bulls @ 11.00am  Ring 2 Heifers @ 12 noon

Friday - Bullocks @ 11.00am

Clare Marts are now streaming sales online, buyers can also register to buy online, please contact 065 6824411.

Download 'Livestock Live App' on your smartphone or log onto 'Livestock Live' website in order to be able to view live sales here at Ennis Mart.

Your co-operation with the restrictions in place would be appreciated.

Entry System: 

Entries for Tuesday Sales will be taken on Mon, Tues & Wednesday (5pm) of the previous week for inclusion in the draw.

Entries for Thursday & Friday Sales will be taken on Thurs & Friday (5pm) of the previous week for inclusion in the draw.

Entries for Monday Sheep Auction taken on Friday of previous week.

The Runner Section:

Only Stock 6 MONTHS OR UNDER will be sold in the Runner Section and they will be sold after the Calf Sale.

Calves must be at least 10 days of age before they can be sold and UNDER 6 weeks of age.

Draw For First Pen To Be Sold in Weanling Bull and Bullock  Ring

All stock entered are in a draw for the 1st pen to be sold

Draw for First Pen of Heifers to be Sold

All stock entered are in a draw for the 1st pen to be sold

Sheep Sellers  All sheep including lambs presented for sale must be identified with a full set of EID tags, i.e. one conventional tag in the sheep’s left ear and a corresponding electronic tag placed in the sheep’s right ear. All sheep moved to and from a livestock mart must also be accompanied by a newly issued dispatch document containing a barcoded document serial number.

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ALL SALES FROM THURSDAY 22ND OCTOBER ARE ONLINE ONLY.  BUYERS MUST REGISTER TO VIEW STOCK PRIOR TO SALE.  SELLERS MUST DROP AND LEAVE.  BUYERS THAT REQUIRE STOCK TO BE PURCHASED ON THEIR BEHALF PLEASE CONTACT THE MANAGER. 

You can view and bid online via 'Livestock Live' App

ENNIS MART:

Tuesday 27th October - 10.30am Calves, Runners & Suckler Stock.  11am Weanling Bulls  12.30 Weanling Heifers. 

Tuesday 27th October - 12 Incalf Heifersincalf to Limousin bull.  All 2 ½ year old heifers.  Mostly Limousin stock and all due to calve in Nov/Dec.  On behalf of Ted O’Sullivan.

Thursday 29th October - Ring 1 Cull Cows, Aged Bulls at 11am.  Ring 2 Heifers at 12 noon.  

Friday 30th October - Bullocks at 11.00am. 

Monday 2nd November – Sheep Auction at 11.00am

Tuesday 3rd November 11.00am Calves, Runners & Suckler Stock.  11.00am Weanling Bulls  12.30 Weanling Heifers. 

Tuesday 3rd November – Special entry of 25 Continental Cows in-calf to Limousin Bull, calving mid November to Feb ’21. Also stock Limousin bull for sale.

 

KILRUSH MART - GENERAL CATTLE WEEKLY EVERY WEDNESDAY at 11am.

KILFENORA MART - Monday 9th November at 4pm - Weanling & General Sale

SCARIFF MART - Saturday 31st OctoberWeanling Sale, Bulls & Heifers plus General Sale


****ALL STOCK MUST BE PRE-ENTERED FOR ALL SALES***

BUYERS VIEWING TIME BY APPOINTMENT 10.30 TO 11.30am.

ALL STOCK MUST HAVE TWO COMPLETE EAR TAGS

Sellers are reminded to ring to confirm subject sales. 


CLARE MARTS BULL PREMIUM & AI SCHEME:

In conjunction with Munster AI and Dovea Genetics, this scheme will be continued for 2020.  Please see our homepage for more details on this scheme or click the following link: Clare Marts Bull & AI Breeding Scheme

Click on the link to follow us on Facebook   Clare Co-Operative Marts 

**Please contact the office if you would like your payment paid directly into your bank account** 

All cattle presented for sale must have two ear tags and be properly dehorned Telephone 065 6824411 Fax 065 6829978 Email info@claremarts.ie licence no. 002335

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View your upcoming dates in the Clare Marts calendar diary

Latest Reports from the Diary
Oct. 27, 2020
Ennis Mart Weanling Bulls, Weanling Heifers, Runners Calves & Suckler Stock

Ennis Mart Tuesday 27th October 2020

Big sale today with 748 on offer.  We were operating 3 rings today, all online and we achieved a 90% clearance all round.  Average prices back €10 on the week but still €55 ahead of this day 12 months.  A handful of calves available and a month old Limousin bull made €460.  Runner heifers made to €750 and bull runners to €850.  A small entry of suckler stock meet a fine trade with pairs making to €2,140 and in-calf stock to €1,510.

WEANLING BULLS:

1 CH 265kgs - €810 - €3.06/kg

1 LMX 350kgs - €980 - €2.80/kg

1 CHX 325kgs - €1,040 - €3.20/kg

1 CH 425kgs - €1,110 - €2.61/kg

1 CHX 355kgs - €1,040 - €2.93/kg

1 CH 340kgs - €950 - €2.79/kg

1 LMX 380kgs - €1,090 - €2.87/kg

1 LMX 330kgs - €950 - €2.88/kg

WEANLING HEIFERS:

1 LMX 250kgs - €1,010 - €4.04/kg

2 CH 322kgs - €870 - €2.70/kg

2 CHX 292kgs - €760 - €2.59/kg

2 LMX 430kgs - €1,030 - €2.39/kg

1 CH 375kgs - €1,010 - €2.69/kg

1 CH 320kgs - €860 - €2.69/kg

5 LMX 381kgs - €920 - €2.41/kg              

Oct. 26, 2020
Kilfenora Weanling Sale

Kilfenora Mart 26th October 2020

Weanling Sale

Bank Holiday Monday was a busy day in Kilfenora with over 300 weanlings on offer.  The sale went well despite being totally online.  The heifers proved a great trade especially quality lots, as can be seen from prices below.  Likewise the quality bulls a smashing trade.  Average prices up €40/hd on this day 12 months and quality today was not as good as 12 months ago as most of the top quality weanlings are already sold and shipping activity is very quiet presently.

Weanling Bulls:

1 LMX 325Kg €1,030 - €3.17/Kg

1 LMX 320kgs €800 - €2.50/kg

1 CHX 340Kg €990 - €2.91/Kg

2 BAX 310kgs €870 - €2.81/kg

1 LM 350kg €1,080 - €3.08/Kg

3 CHX 353kgs €970 - €2.74/kg

Weanling Heifers:

1 LMX 350Kg €840 - €2.40/Kg

1 CHX 265kgs €930 - €3.51/kg

1 CHX 260Kg €820 - €3.15/Kg

1 CHX 300kgs €820 - €2.73/kg

 

Next sale Monday 9th November

Oct. 24, 2020
Kilfenora General Cattle Sale including Commercial Shorthorn Sale

Kilfenora Mart 24th October 2020

General Cattle & Commercial Shorthorn Sale

General Cattle Sale and Commercial Shorthorn sale was held today in Kilfenora.  Unfortunately the online system with ‘Livestock Live’ was out of commission nationwide for over 2 hours and this delayed the sale for this period.  The cull cow trade was very good with a strong entry as were the heifers in both the general sale and shorthorn section. 

Cull Cows:

1 CHX 800Kg €1,520 - €1.90/Kg            

1 CH 765Kg €1,140 - €1.49/Kg              

1 AAX 710Kg €900 - €1.27/Kg               

1 SHX 695KGS €1,030 - €1.48/kg         

Heifers:

3 CH 375kgs €930 - €2.48/kg

1 LMX 495kgs €1,270 - €2.56/kg

2 LMX 470kgs €1,200 - €2.55/kg

1 LMX 440kgs €1,150 - €2.61/kg

Shorthorn Heifers:

1 SH 225Kg €1,000 - €4.44/Kg

1 SH 240kgs €850 - €3.54/kg

1 SH 270Kg €1,130 - €4.18/Kg

2 SH 235kgs €910 - €3.87/kg

1 SH 260Kg €860 - €3.31/kg

1 SH 305Kg €890 - €2.92/kg

Oct. 23, 2020
Ennis Mart Bullock sale

Friday 23rd October 2020

Big sale of bullocks today with almost 600 on offer and it was totally online sales.  Cattle are beginning to show the effects of the poor weather.  Some of the quality stores in the 450kg to 550kg held the trade pretty well but in general average prices were €35/hd dearer than same day 12 months and average weight back 20kgs on 12 months ago. While the online worked well overall the sales are slower to operate.  An 88% clearance was achieved.

BULLOCKS:

1 LIM 490kgs - €1,240 - €2.53/kg

8 FR 694kgs - €1,180 – €1.70/kg

1 LIM 475kgs - €1,230 - €2.59/kg

4 HEX 866kgs - €1,570 - €1.81/kg

1 LIM 540kgs - €1,330 - €2.46/kg

2 LMX 707kgs - €1,560 - €2.20/kg

1 CH 500kgs - €1,300 - €2.60/kg

1 CH 620kgs - €1,490 - €2.40/kg

1 LIM 675kgs - €1,630 - €2.41/kg

4 HEX 483kgs - €900 - €1.86/kg

2 LMX 600kgs - €1,460 - €2.43/kg          4 AAX 445kgs - €830 - €1.87/kg

Oct. 22, 2020
Ennis Mart Cows Heifers & Aged Bulls

Ennis Mart Thursday 22nd October 2020

 

Today was the first day of operating under level 5 restrictions and the sale was totally online.  There were no buyers by the ringside.  It was a drop and go facility for sellers.  It would have to be said that the sale went quite well overall with a 95% clearance achieved. 

The sale consisted of cull cows, heifers and aged bulls.  The store heifers held a very strong trade but older heifers were a shade easier.  Cull cows held the trade very well but a good selection of stock in this ring.  Aged bulls averaged €1.61/kg.

 

HEIFERS:

1 LMX 370kgs - €990 - €2.67/kg           

2 LM 375kgs - €910 - €2.42/kg       

1 CH 335kgs - €880 - €2.63/kg             

1 LM 490kgs - €1,320 - €2.69/kg

1 LM 465kgs - €1,110 - €2.39/kg           

1 LM 550kgs - €1,290 - €2.34/kg       

1 LM 505kgs - €1,210 - €2.39/kg           

 

 

CULL COWS:

1 LMX 775kgs - €1,440 - €1.86/kg        

1 CH 850kgs - €1,570 - €1.85/kg

1 CHX 995kgs - €1,760 - €1.77/kg        

1 LMX 655kgs - €1,260 - €1.92/kg

1 CHX 550kgs - €980 - €1.78/kg           

1 FR 655kgs - €860 - €1.31/kg 

1 FR 740kgs - €1,010 - €1.36/kg           

Telephone:+353 (0) 65 6824411