Auction Diary & Reports


Clare Marts

Ennis Every Tuesday: Weanling, Dairy & Suckler Stock, Runners, Calves, Sheep

Bull Weanlings @11 Heifers Weanlings 12:30, Calf Sale @10.30

Ennis Every Thursday: Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows & Aged Bulls

Bullocks @11:00am, Cows @10.30

Scanning facilites available Tues & Thurs by appointment - Tel Liam 087-2233674 

Notice to All Customers

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

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

Draw For First Pen To Be Sold

Pens 1 to 40 will be in the draw to determine 1st pen to be sold. Stock in these pens to be penned by 9.30

Sheep Sellers

Sheep sellers to include full tag numbers and transporter details on all dispatch dockets

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UPCOMING SALES 

Ennis Tuesday 27th February: Clearance Sale – 12 Dairy Cows in-calf to Limousin bull from the 2nd of March onwards.  On behalf of the representatives of John Mulqueen. 


PEDIGREE REGISTERED BULL SALE IN ENNIS - Monday 12th March


CALF COLLECTION POINTS - Commencing week beginning 26th February at Kilrush, Ennis and Scarriff.

 

Scarriff Mart - Opening Sale for 2018 Saturday the 24th February (Fortnightly therafter) Office open Fri 23rd Feb from 9.30am to 1pm for entries.

Kilfenora Mart - Opening Sale for 2018 - Friday 9th March - General Cattle Sale

 

Save Our Suckler Campaign in conjunction with the Farmers Journal at Ennis Mart on Wednesday night the 28th Feb at 7pm.  Live demo.

 

***Entries can only be cancelled the days prior to sale (not on day of sale) ***

 

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  • 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

 


February, 2018

Feb. 01, 2018

Ennis Mart, Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows and Aged Bulls

All Day

ENNIS MART

 THURSDAY 1st FEBRUARY 2018

Numbers similar in the bullock ring and cull cow ring with 250 on offer here.  Heifers were back in numbers.  Some very good quality store bullocks on offer today and this led to a slightly improved trade in this ring.  Cull cows were made up of 50/50 Friesians and Continentals today.  Again forward cattle in all rings meet very good demand.  A number of aged bulls on offer also and these made to €1,970 or from €1.33/kg to €1.78/kg.

 

BULLOCKS

3 LIM 478kgs - €1,300 - €2.72/kg

3 LIM 545kgs - €1,390 – €2.55/kg  

2 CHX 460kgs - €1,200 - €2.61/kg

6 HEX 354kgs - €830 - €2.34/kg

1 LIM 570kgs - €1,485 - €2.61/kg

4 HEX 505kgs - €960 - €1.90/kg

1 CHX 655kgs - €1,575 - €2.40/kg

 

HEIFERS

1 LIM 495kgs - €1,270 - €2.56/kg

1 BBX 565kgs - €1,470 - €2.60/kg

3 LIM 322kgs - €820 - €2.55/kg

2 HEX 582kgs - €1,310 - €2.25/kg

2 HEX 392kgs - €700 - €1.78/kg

1 AA 580kgs - €1,280 - €2.21/kg

1 CH 445kgs - €1,070 - €2.40/kg

1 CH 535kgs - €1,200 - €2.16/kg

 

DRY COWS

1 LIMX 765kgs - €1,590 - €2.08/kg

1 SIM 770kgs - €1,470 - €1.99/kg

1 HEX 755kgs - €1,370 - €1.81/kg

1 FR 565kgs - €790 - €1.38/kg

1 LIM 850kgs - €1,820 - €2.14/kg

1 FR 690kgs - €1,070 - €1.55/kg

1 CH 830kgs - €1,730 - €2.11/kg

1 FR 665kgs - €910 - €1.37/kg

1 BBX 645kgs - €1,350 - €2.09/kg

Feb. 06, 2018

Ennis Mart, Weanling Bulls, & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves & Sheep.

All Day

ENNIS MART TUESDAY 6th FEBRUARY 2018

Numbers similar to last week, but numbers of calves increasing.  Again bulls a very good trade but some great quality of offer.  Those forward bulls again a very fine trade.  Heifers on offer were not of as a good quality this week but trade and demand for these was well improved.  In the suckler cow ring in-calf stock made to €1,650.  In the dairy section these made from €950 to €1,250.  Friesian bull calves made €75 to €150.  Continental calves made to €505.  AA and Hereford calves made €150 to €430.  Trade for hoggets improved slightly this week and made to €120, or to €65 over their weight.  Cull ewes made €60 to €103. 

 

BULL WEANLINGS

1 CH 295kgs - €875 - €2.97/kg

1 LIM 505kgs - €1,265 - €2.51/kg

1 LIM 280kgs - €845 - €3.02/kg

1 LIM 490kgs - €1,365 - €2.79/kg

2 CH 420kgs - €1,180 - €2.80/kg

2 LIMX 405kgs - €1,165 - €2.88/kg

1 LIM 390kgs - €1,095 - €2.81/kg

1 CHX 595kgs - €1,410 - €2.37/kg

1 CH 360kgs - €1,065 - €2.96/kg                     

 

HEIFER WEANLINGS

1 CH 295kgs - €900 - €3.05/kg

2 LIM 352kgs - €980 - €2.78/kg

1 LIM 285kgs - €860 - €3.02/kg

3 LIM 370kgs - €970 - €2.62/kg

1 CH 245kgs - €770 - €3.14/kg

2 CH 332kgs - €960 - €2.89/kg

1 LIM 335kgs - €1,170 - €3.49/kg

1 CH 400kgs - €1,050 - €2.63/kg

1 LIM 445kgs - €1,185 - €2.60/kg

Feb. 07, 2018

Kilrush Mart General Cattle Sale Including Calves

All Day

KILRUSH MART

WEDNESDAY 7th February 2018

Smaller sale in Kilrush today, but a strong trade all round with a 98% clearance.  Reasonable quality on offer with very good demand all round today.

 

BULLS & BULLOCKS

1 LIM 390kgs - €1,000

1 LIM 445kgs - €1,100

1 HEX 390kgs - €770

1 HEX 490kgs - €995

1 LIM 345kgs - €900

1 HEX 475kgs - €955

3 FR 532kgs - €950

3 HEX 427kgs - €870

 

HEIFERS

2 CHX 285kgs - €755

1 LIM 425kgs - €1,065  

1 LIM 315kgs - €905

1 CH 415kgs - €955

1 LIM 300kgs - €860                                 

 

CULL COWS

1 LIM 680kgs - €1,080

1 FR 560kgs - €665

1 FR 645kgs - €945

1 FR 665kgs - €870

 

Weekly Sale Kilrush every Wednesday. 

Feb. 08, 2018

Ennis Mart, Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows and Aged Bulls

All Day

ENNIS MART

 THURSDAY 8th FEBRUARY 2018

Numbers similar in bullock and heifer rings but cull cow numbers back a shade, but still just short of 200 culls on offer.  Bullock trade very strong especially forward bullocks of 550kgs upwards.  Heifers slightly improved by €20/head.  Forward cull cows meet a steady trade but feeders a shade easier.  A number of aged bulls on offer and these made to €1,640 or from €1.20/kg to €1.72/kg.

 

BULLOCKS

2 LIM 467kgs - €1,295 - €2.77/kg

1 AAX 695kgs - €1,485 – €2.14/kg  

2 CH 475kgs - €1,265 - €2.66/kg

1 LIM 740kgs - €1,830 - €2.47/kg

1 LIMX 585kgs - €1,635 - €2.79/kg

1 HEX 600kgs - €1,170 - €1.95/kg

2 CH 645kgs - €1,695 - €2.63/kg

1 HEX 555kgs - €1,120 - €2.02/kg

 

 

HEIFERS

1 CH 465kgs - €1,280 - €2.75/kg

1 HEX 465kgs - €885 - €1.90/kg

1 LIM 395kgs - €1,060 - €2.68/kg

1 HEX 490kgs - €1,010 - €2.06/kg

2 CH 490kgs - €1,270 - €2.59/kg

1 CH 590kgs - €1,360 - €2.31/kg           

 

DRY COWS

1 CH 735kgs - €1,710 - €2.33/kg

1 FR 680kgs - €1,340 - €1.97/kg

1 AA 785kgs - €1,570 - €2.00/kg

1 FR 675kgs - €960 - €1.42/kg

1  HEX 740kgs - €1,380 - €1.86/kg

1 FR 705kgs - €1,050 - €1.49/kg

1 CHX 910kgs - €1,930 - €2.12/kg

1 FR 535kgs - €770 - €1.44/kg

1 CHX 825kgs - €1,700 - €2.06/kg

Ennis Spring Cattle Show & Sale – Thursday 15th February

Feb. 13, 2018

Ennis Mart, Weanling Bulls, & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves & Sheep.

All Day

ENNIS MART TUESDAY 13th FEBRUARY 2018

Numbers similar to last week with a small increase in calf numbers.  Friesian bull calves generally made €80 to €140 and better calves made to €205.  Continental bull calves made to €600 and Continental heifer calves made to €485.  Whitehead and Angus bull calves made €200 to €420 and heifer calves in these breeds made €140 to €300.  Again weanling bulls and heifers similar trade with quality again to the fore.  Some nice quality dairy stock made from €1,130 to €1,560.  In-calf suckler stock made to €1,550 with pairs making to €1,650.  Hoggets improved today by €3 per head upto €125 or to €73 over their weight.  Cull ewes made €50 to €112.

 

BULL WEANLINGS

1 CH 285kgs - €860 - €3.02/kg

1 LIM 485kgs - €1,225 - €2.52/kg

2 CH 267kgs - €850 - €3.18/kg

1 CH 350kgs - €1,060 - €3.03/kg

2 LIM 280kgs - €845 - €3.02/kg

2 LIM 450kgs - €1,200 - €2.67/kg

1 LIM 390kgs - €1,105 - €2.83/kg

1 LIM 540kgs - €1,335 - €2.47/kg

 

HEIFER WEANLINGS

1 LIM 280kgs - €900 - €3.21/kg

1 CH 530kgs - €1230 - €2.32/kg

1 CH 270kgs - €850 - €3.15/kg

2 CH 420kgs - €1,050 - €2.50/kg

1 CH 295kgs - €850 - €2.88/kg

2 LIM 392kgs - €1,095 - €2.79/kg

1 LIM 375kgs - €1,100 - €2.93/kg

2 CH 365kgs - €990 - €2.71/kg

 

Feb. 14, 2018

Kilrush Mart General Cattle Sale Including Calves

All Day

KILRUSH MART

WEDNESDAY 14th February 2018

Numbers increasing with the first of the calves to appear also and these meet good local demand.  Friesian bulls made from €100 to €155.  A few light AA bull calves made to €180. A number of cull cows on offer and these were nearly all Friesians and these were in good order.  A good mix of both Continentals and traditional breeds available in the bullock and heifer rings and these meet a good local trade overall.

 

CULL COWS

1 HEX 590kgs - €1,000

1 FR 620kgs - €980

1 SHX 705kgs - €1,100

1 FR 740kgs - €990

1 FR 550kgs - €775

1 FR 630kgs - €765

1 HEX 620kgs - €980                               

 

HEIFERS

1 CH 330kgs - €262

1 LIM 415kgs - €1,050  

4 HEX 175kgs - €480

1 FR 530kgs - €900

3 HEX 417kgs - €770

2 LIM 300kgs - €760   

 

BULLS & BULLOCKS

1 LIM 285kgs - €805

2 FR 597kgs - €1,050

1 LIM 295kgs - €770

2 LIM 260kgs - €730

1 FR 300kgs - €575

4 AAX 312kgs - €695

Kilrush Show & Sale Wednesday the 21st February

Feb. 15, 2018

Ennis Mart, Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows and Aged Bulls

All Day

ENNIS MART

 THURSDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2018

Good numbers on offer for our Annual Cattle Show & Sale.  There was some cracking stock on offer but not a huge amount of beef.  There was a lot of forward stock of 700kgs plus on offer that would make super cattle in 6 weeks plus.  Cull cow trade was improved all round.  Not many light stores around today.  Nearly all Continental cattle about today in bullock and heifer rings. 

 

BULLOCKS

2 LIM 457kgs - €1,265 - €2.77/kg

1 BBX 645kgs - €1,680 – €2.60/kg  

4 CHX 464kgs - €1,225 - €2.64/kg

1 CH 840kgs - €1,990 - €2.37/kg

2 LIM 562kgs - €1,490 - €2.65/kg

1 LIM 702kgs - €1,770 - €2.52/kg

1 CH 650kgs - €1,800 - €2.77/kg

2 CH 805kgs - €1,840 - €2.29/kg

 

 

HEIFERS

1 CH 490kgs - €1,280 - €2.61/kg

1 LIM 765kgs - €1,800 - €2.35/kg

2 LIM 392kgs - €1,075 - €2.74/kg

1 LIM 620kgs - €1,640 - €2.65/kg

2 LIM 462kgs - €1,180 - €2.55/kg

1 CH 630kgs - €1,570 - €2.49/kg         

1 LIM 590kgs - €1,560 - €2.64/kg       

 

DRY COWS

1 CH 995kgs - €2,130 - €2.14/kg

1 LIM 685kgs - €1,550 - €2.26/kg

1 LIM 955kgs - €2,000 - €2.09/kg

1 HEX 555kgs - €1,030 - €1.86/kg

1 BB 790kgs - €2,050 - €2.59/kg

1 CH 565kgs - €1,360 - €2.41/kg

1 PTX 705kgs - €1,455- €2.06/kg                                

Feb. 20, 2018

Ennis Mart, Weanling Bulls, & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves & Sheep.

All Day

ENNIS MART TUESDAY 20th FEBRUARY 2018

 

Numbers similar to last week with a doubling in calf numbers.  Friesian bull calves generally made €55 to €80  for younger calves and stronger calves making €80-€150  Continental bull calves made to €400 and Continental heifer calves made from €320-€490.  Whitehead and Angus bull calves made €170 to €340 and heifer calves in these breeds made €160 to €330.  Again weanling bulls and heifers similar in numbers trade for bulls very strong with trade up to €30 per head dearer than previous weeks this was reflected in the 96% clearance rate with quality again to the fore.  Some nice quality dairy stock made from €1,025 to €1,470.  In-calf suckler stock made to €1,540 with pairs making to €2,240 for an exceptional limousin cow with a heifer calf at foot.  Hoggets improved today by €7 per head up to €135 or to €76 over their weight.  Cull ewes made from €70 to €110.

 

 

BULL WEANLINGS

1 BB 295kgs - €960 - €3.25/kg

1 LIM 475kgs - €1,150 - €2.42/kg

1 CH 335kgs - €1125 - €3.36/kg

1 CH 297kgs - €890 - €2.99/kg

2 CH 425kgs - €1310 - €3.08/kg

2 LIM 450kgs - €1,200 - €2.67/kg

1 LIM 400kgs - €1,115 - €2.67/kg

1 LIM 195kgs - €620 - €3.18/kg

 

HEIFER WEANLINGS

1 LIM 290kgs - €875 - €3.02/kg

1 CH 395kgs - €1190 - €3.01/kg

1 CH 280kgs - €820 - €2.93/kg

2 CH 385kgs - €1,060 - €2.75/kg

1 CH 185kgs - €550 - €2.97/kg

1 LM 405kgs - €1,050 - €2.59/kg

1 BB 330kgs - €1,200 - €3.64/kg

1 CH 545kgs - €1200 - €2.20/kg

Feb. 21, 2018

Kilrush Cattle Show & Sale Including Calves

All Day

Today Kilrush held its cattle show and sale with prizes for cows, heifers, and bullocks. This attracted good numbers with some top quality lots on offer. Dry cows fetched a lively trade with a mix of both Friesian and Continental cows. Top price for a Friesian cow was €1030. On average Frisian cows made from €1.50-€1.90 per kg. Cows in good order were particularly sought after. Top price Continental cow was €1720 for a Charolais cow weighing 910kg and they made up to €2.25/kg

Heifers were a lively trade especially with heavier lots with good farmer demand. The quality of heifers was clear with a Limousin heifer going under the hammer for €1710 she weighed 725kg. Heifers in general were a good trade with lighter heifers making up to 970 for a 360kg Charolais heifer. Bullocks again were of a very high standard with some excellent Hereford and Angus lots on offer. First prize winner Hereford bullock made €1360 weighing 630kg. Top price bullock of the day was €2580 for a super Blue cross Limousin weighing 1145kg. Calf numbers increased with twice as many as the week before. Light Friesian calves made from €70-€105 with older calves making up to €170 Farmers would be advised to keep calves at least 3 weeks before selling to achieve top prices. Hereford calves made up to €330 while Angus calves made from €190-€240 Calves attracted a good local farmer demand.

CULL COWS

1 LM 910kgs - €1720   €1.89kg                        

1 AA 860kgs - €1330   €1.54kg

1 FR 555kgs - €925      €1.67kg                        

1 LM 740kgs - €1670   €2.25kg

1 LM 820kgs - €1520   €1.85kg                        

1 FR 570kgs - €835      €1.46kg

1 FR 505kgs - €850      €1.68kg    

HEIFERS

1 LM 725kgs - €1710   €2.36kg                       

1 LIM 606kgs - €1,375  €2.27kg

2 SIX 382kgs - €945     €2.47kg                         

1 CH 700kgs - €1640  €2.34kg

1 SH 285kgs - €770      €2.33kg                        

4 HEX 300kgs - €660   €2.20kg

BULLS & BULLOCKS

1 LIM 1145kgs €2580 €2.25kg                        

5 AAX 290kgs - €645   €2.21kg

1 CH 865kgs €1850     €2.14kg                        

5 HEX 320kgs €750      €2.33kg

Feb. 22, 2018

Ennis Mart, Bullocks, 4 & 5 Star Heifers, Heifers, Dry Cows and Aged Bulls

All Day

ENNIS MART

 THURSDAY 22nd FEBRUARY 2018

 

Numbers were slightly back from show day last but still some quality lots on offer. There were over 200 cull cows on offer. Numbers similar in bullock and heifer rings with nearly all continental bred cattle. Bullock trade very strong especially forward bullocks of 550kgs upwards. Heifers a good trade with lighter lots more sought after. Cow trade was steady with store cows slightly dearer on other weeks.

BULLOCKS

1 SAX 645kgs - €1,660 - €2.57/kg                                 

8 LIM 570kgs - €1,330 – €2.33/kg  

1 CHX 640kgs - €1,570 - €2.45/kg                                

2HEX 550kgs - €1,180 - €2.13/kg

5 chx 547kgs - €1,470 - €2.68/kg                                 

1 BBX 650kgs - €1,570 - €2.41/kg

1 CH 705kgs - €1,765 - €2.50/kg                                   

3 CH 635kgs - €1,495 - €2.35/kg

 

 

HEIFERS

1 CH 470kgs - €1,310 - €2.78/kg                                   

1 LIM 560kgs - €1,370 - €2.44/kg

1 LIM 392kgs - €1,010 - €2.34/kg                                 

1 LIM 500kgs - €1,290 - €2.52/kg

1 BBX 485kgs - €1,275 - €2.62/kg                                

1 CH 555kgs - €1,350 - €2.36/kg

1 LIM 645kgs - €1,570 - €2.43/kg                                 

4 LIM 415kgs- €1000- €2.40/kg

 

DRY COWS

1 FR 590kgs - €1,100 - €1.86/kg                                    

1 LIM 595kgs - €1,370 - €2.30/kg

1 LIM 805kgs - €1,880 - €2.34/kg                                 

1 AAX 555kgs - €1,030 - €1.86/kg

1 BB 855kgs - €1,680 - €1.96/kg                                   

1 FR  475kgs - €830 - €1.74/kg

1 CH 765kgs - €1,700- €2.22/kg                        

 

Feb. 24, 2018

Scarriff Mart General Sale including Calves

All Day
Feb. 27, 2018

Ennis Mart, Weanling Bulls, & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves & Sheep.

All Day
Feb. 28, 2018

Kilrush Mart General Cattle Sale Including Calves

All Day

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