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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.



Clearance Sale - Tuesday 4th February – Genuine clearance of 18 in-calf continental cows, in-calf to Limousin Bull.  Scanned Feb/Mar.  All 4 & 5 Star born from 2013 onwards. 

Cattle Show & Sale – Thursday 13th February - Entries taken Thursday 6th and Friday 7th February.

Class 1:  One Beef Bullock any age or breed

Class 2: Group of two or more Beef Bullocks any age or breed

Class 3: Group of two or more Store Bullocks any breed born after 1/1/18

Class 4: One Heifer born after 1/1/2018

Class 5: One Beef Heifer any age or breed

Class 6: One Beef Cow Continental breed

Class 7: One Beef Cow, non-continental breed


General and Weanling Sale - Wednesday the 29th January and Wednesday 12th February (weekly thereafter).

Kilrush Cattle Show & Sale - Wednesday 19th February.


In conjunction with Munster AI and Dovea Genetics, this scheme will be continued for 2020.  Details to follow.

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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

April 17th, 2018

Apr. 17, 2018

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

All Day



A sale of 990 lots was on offer at Ennis mart today. There were some excellent quality weanlings on offer today. Weanling trade has improved on recent weeks this was seen with more farmer activity around all rings. But also, by the strong export activity in the bull ring mainly for lots under 300 kgs and under 10 months of age. A large entry of suck calves met a good demand where almost full clearance was achieved. Top price calf was €680 for a Limousin bull calf. Friesian calves made from €80-€175 with lighter calves selling from €30-€70. Hereford and Angus calves made from €200-€340. Continental bred heifer calves sold to €500. In-calf suckler heifers sold up to €1,200. Suckler cows with calves at foot sold up to €2,510 for a 2015 born Limousin cow with a Limousin heifer calf at foot. Freshly calved dairy cows and heifers made from €1,000 up to €1,550. Sheep trade remains steady with hogget’s making up to €150 for 62kg. Cull ewes made up to €130. Ewes with lambs sold to €185 for ewes with twin lambs. Spring lambs were in good demand with pen of lambs weighing 43kg sold for €164.


3 LMX 285kgs - €930 - €3.26/kg

5 CHX 422kgs - €1,150 - €2.72/kg

1 CHX 360kgs - €1,120 - €3.11/kg

1 CHX 350kgs - €1,105 - €3.15/kg

3 CHX 395kgs - €1,115 - €2.82/kg

1 HEX 290kgs - €605 - €2.08/kg

1 CHX 400kg - €1,180 -  €2.95/kg

4 AAX 276kgs - €602 - €2.17/kg


2 LMX 367kgs - €1,080 - €2.94/kg

3 LMX 280kgs - €870 - €3.10/kg

2 CHX 407kgs - €1,100 - €2.70/kg

2 CHX 280kgs - €850 - €3.03/kg

1 CHX 390kgs - €1,090 - €2.80/kg

1 LMX 360kgs - €1,085 - €3.01/kg

1 HEX 295kgs - €630 - €2.13/kg

2 AAX 295kgs - €650 - €2.20/kg

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