Auction Diary & Reports

Clare Marts

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

Bull Weanlings @11:00 Heifers Weanlings 12 Noon, Calf Sale @10.30 


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

** Thursday - Bullocks @11.00am, Cows @10.30 Heifers @1pm**

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.

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 Wealing Bull and Bullock  Ring

Pens 1 to 50 will be in the draw to determine first pen to be sold. Stock in these pens to be penned by 9.30

Draw for First Pen of Heifers to be Sold

The first 20 pens if pre-entered by 5pm on Wednesday for Tuesday’s sale and 5pm of Friday for Thursday’s sale, will be in the draw.

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.

ENNIS Tuesday 15th October - 24 in-calf Continental heifers all 2 1/2 yr olds, in-calf to a 5 Star Limousin Bull.  Due from 15th Oct onwards.  14 of these are 4 and 5 Star for replacement index.

ENNIS Tuesday 15th October - Special section for progeny of Clare Marts 2018 breeding scheme.

ENNIS Tuesday 22nd October - 10 in-calf 2 1/2 yr old Continental Heifers, in-calf to 5 Star Terminal Limousin Stock Bull.  Calving from end of Oct.

KILFENORA Cattle Sale Saturday 12th October.  Weanling Sale every Monday - next sale Monday October 14th at 6pm. 

KILFENORA BANK HOLIDAY WEEKENDCattle Sale Saturday 26th October - entries taken from Wed 16th Oct.  Weanling Sale Bank Holiday Monday 28th October - Entries taken from Fri 18th Oct. 

SCARIFF General & Weanling Sale - Next sale Saturday October 19th at 11am

KILRUSH Gerneral & Weanling Sale - every Wednesday


In conjunction with Munster AI and Dovea Genetics, this scheme was continued for 2019. Completed applications are now being processed. 

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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

Mar. 18 - 24, 2018

Mar. 20, 2018

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

All Day

ENNIS MART TUESDAY 20th March 2018


Numbers similar to last week with a slight decrease in calf numbers.  Friesian bull calves generally made €35 to €70 for younger calves and stronger calves making €75-€160.Continental bull calves made to €510 and Continental heifer calves made from €320-€460.  Whitehead and Angus bull calves made €160 to €380 and heifer calves in these breeds made €160 to €340. Again, weanling bulls and heifers similar in numbers trade for heifers very strong with trade up to €20 per head dearer than previous weeks this was reflected in the 97% clearance rate with quality again to the fore. Some nice quality dairy stock made from €1,025 to €1,740.  In-calf suckler stock made to €1,580 with pairs making to €2,000 for a good Charolais cow with a Limousin heifer calf at foot.  Hogget’s improved today by €7 per head up to €157 or to €95 over their weight.  Cull ewes made from €80 to €126. Ewes and lambs made €170 for single outfits.



3 LM 358kgs-€1,130-€3.15/kg           

1 LM 355kgs-€1,255-€2.72/kg

3 CH 298kgs-€960-€3.21/kg               

1 CH 460kgs-€890-€3.12/kg

2 CH 370kgs-€1,110-€3.00/kg           

1 CH 425kgs-€1,200-€2.82/kg

2 CH 282kgs-€915-€3.23/kg   

4 LM 470kgs-€1,190-€2.53/kg



1 CH 270kgs-€815-€3.01/kg                   

1 CH 285kgs-€865-€3.03/kg

2 CH 270kgs-€920-€3.40/kg                   

3 CH 265kgs-€810-€3.05/kg

1 PT 285kgs-€910-€3.27/kg                   

1 LM 455kgs-€1,390-€3.05/kg

2 LM 280kgs-€880-€3.14/kg

1 CH 345kgs-€1,050-€3.04/kg                                         


Mar. 21, 2018

Kilrush Mart General Cattle Sale Including Calves

All Day


WEDNESDAY 21st March 2018


Big numbers on offer today with almost 400 head on offer and this included 160 calves. Again, a similar story in the calf ring with good quality lots with a bit of strength meeting good demand and plain light calves been sold anywhere from €20 to €60. Better quality Friesian calves making €80 to €120. Angus and Hereford heifers making €100 to €180 and bulls in these breeds making to €305. Friesian cull cows made €1/kg to €320 over their weight. A handful of Shorthorn cross cows with calves @ foot made to €1320.



1 LM 680kgs-€1,250-€1.83/kg              

1 CH 550kgs-€980-€1.78/kg

1 FR 625kgs-€1,000-€1.60/kg        

1 FR 610kgs-€910-€1.49/kg

1 HE 595kgs-€950-€1.60/kg                 

1 FR 535kgs-€785-€1.46/kg

3 FR 415kgs -€695-€1.67/kg           

1 SI 525kgs-€805-€1.53/kg


1 CH 255kgs-€765-€3.00/kg

1 HE 400kgs-€840-€2.10/kg

1 CH 245kgs-€690-€2.81/kg

3 LM 400kgs-€980-€2.45kg

1 CH 375kgs-€990-€2.64/kg  

1 LM 300kgs-€830-€2.76/kg

1 HE 375kgs-€810-€2.16/kg

1 CH 240kgs-€600-€2.50/kg


2 LM 365kgs-€1,070-€2.93/kg

2 HE 400kgs-€840-€2.10/kg

5 CH 321kgs-€945-€2.94/kg

3 FR 447kgs-€835-€1.86/kg

5 HE 281kgs-€705-€2.50/kg

1 LM 500kgs-€1,200-€2.40/kg

1 AA 410kgs-€850-€2.16/kg

1 FR 310kgs-€590-€1.90/kg

Mar. 22, 2018

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

All Day




Numbers similar in bullock and heifer rings but cull cows increasing a shade. Bullock trade very strong especially good quality lots up to €20 dearer on previous weeks. Heifers slightly improved by €20/head for heavier stronger quality heifers again on previous weeks. The cow ring was very lively for all types of cows. Forward cull cows meet a good trade but feeders well improved on previous weeks.  A number of aged bulls on offer and these made to €1,640 for a Charolais weighing 950kgs.



3 CH 327kgs-€1,060-€3.23/kg

6 CH 560kgs-€1,510-€2.69/kg

4 CH 486kgs-€1,350-€2.77/kg            

5 LM 515kgs-€1,440-€2.80/kg

3 LM 465kgs-€1,300-€2.79/kg      

1 LM 715kgs-€1,840-€2.57/kg     

6 CH 407kgs-€1,255-€3.08/kg               

2 CH 737kgs-€1,810-€2.45/kg

2 AA 780kgs-€1,400-€1.79/kg         

3 HE 490kgs-€1,165-€2.37/kg


3 LM 391kgs-€1,100-€2.80/kg    

1 LM 600kgs-€1,550-€2.58/kg

1 LM 395kgs-€1,110-€2.81/kg   

1 CH 620kgs-€1,580-€2.54/kg

1 CH 450kgs-€1,190-€2.64/kg         

1 CH 525kgs-€1,400-€2.66/kg

1 CH 500kgs-€1,380-€2.76/kg          

1 LM 435kgs-€1,555-€2.56/kg

2 AA 490kgs-€1,030-€2.22/kg         

2 HE 590kgs-€1,145-€1.94/kg


1 CH 455kgs-€1,040-€2.28/kg

1 CH 640kgs-€1,410-€2.20/kg

1 LM 575kgs-€1,340-€2.33/kg    

1 CH 765kgs-€1,670-€2.18/kg

1 FR 755kgs-€1,320-€1.74/kg         

1 LM 885kgs-€2,060-€2.32/kg

1 LM 565kgs-€1,330-€2.35/kg 

1 LM 800kgs-€1,830-€2.28/kg

1 FR 870kgs-€1,380-€1.58/kg            

1 FR 865kgs-€1,300-€1.50/kg

Mar. 23, 2018

Kilfenora Mart General Sale section for winterage cattle

All Day



The annual winterage sale in Kilfenora saw a good entry meet with a very strong farmer demand. The quality on offer was excellent with outliers selling very well. Trade was brisk with plenty of farmers partaking as grass growth begins.



1 FR 445kgs-€730-€1.64/kg          

1 LM 545kgs-€890-€1.65/kg

1 LM 500kgs-€1,000-€2.00/kg         

1 CH 695kgs-€1,270-€1.82/kg

1 HE 565kgs-€950-€1.68/kg

1 AA 650kgs-€1,100-€1.69/kg

1 SI 565kgs-€900-€1.60/kg         

1 SH 600kgs-€1,000-€1.66/kg



2 CH 270kgs-€795-€2.94/kg     

1 HE 405kgs-€750-€1.85/kg

3 SA 340kgs-€905-€2.66/kg         

1 AA 540kgs-€1,100-€2.03/kg

1 CH 325kgs -€865-€2.66/kg         

1 LM 425kgs-€1,050-€2.47/kg



1 LMX 335kgs-€1,000-€2.99/kg       

10 CH 474kgs-€1,350-€2.85/kg

2 CHX 382kgs-€1,020-€2.67/kg

1 HEX  495kgs-€1,225-€2.47/kg

6 CHX 521kgs-€1,370-€2.63/kg

2 AAX 555kgs-€1,210-€2.08/kg

1 LMX 600kgs-€1,360-€2.27/kg


Next sale on 6th of April

Mar. 24, 2018

Scariff General Catle Sale

All Day



Numbers of calves are increasing, with demand driven by farmers. Mainly Angus/Hereford calves on offer and these sold from €190 up to €370. Bullocks and heifers remain a steady trade with quality lots selling from €2.60/kg up to €2.86/kg.




1 LMX 225kgs - €600 - €2.67/kg

2 CHX 185kgs - €550 - €2.98/kg

1 LMX 355kgs - €900 - €2.54/kg

1 LMX 305kgs - €850 - €2.79/kg

3 AAX 318kgs - €670 - €2.10/kg

1 SI 460kgs - €1,060 - €2.30/kg



6 AAX 294kgs - €700 - €2.37/kg

1 HEX 320kgs - €835 - €2.61/kg

2 LMX 320kgs - €800 - €2.50/kg

1 HEX 380kgs - €855 - €2.25/kg

1 LMX 375kgs - €830 - €2.21/kg

1 LMX 405kgs - €865 - €2.14/kg




Next sale in Scariff on Saturday 7th April @ 11am.


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