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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



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. 


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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  • 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 licence no. 002335


February 21st, 2018

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.


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    


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


1 LIM 1145kgs €2580 €2.25kg                        

5 AAX 290kgs - €645   €2.21kg

1 CH 865kgs €1850     €2.14kg                        

5 HEX 320kgs €750      €2.33kg

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