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.

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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

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UPCOMING SALES

Kilrush:  Wed 29th Mar – Weekly general sale 11am

Scariff: Sat 25th Mar – General sale incl. calves 11am (fortnightly)

Scariff: Office opening for entries Fri 24th from 9.30 am – 1.00pm. Contact – 061-921070

Kilfenora: Fri 24th Mar - Winterage Sale @ 11am (fortnightly thereafter)

 

 Ennis Mart Tues 28th Mar

24 Dairy heifers mostly calved, heifers are a mix of 2yr olds and 3yr olds. Herd yield 6,000 litres, Butterfat 4.1%, Protein 3.55%, SCC < 200,000 cells/ml. EBI ranging from 80 – 150 (under new ratings). Herd consists of 50% British Friesian with a very high fertility. Selling on behalf of Mr. Richard Pelkington, Kilmihil, Co. Clare. 

 

Maiden Heifer Sale (4 & 5 €uro Star)

Ennis: Thurs 30th mar: Commerical breeding heifer sale with 4 and 5 €uro star ratings for replacement index.

Closing date for entries Thurs 23rd March.Entry Form 30th Mar 2017

 

    Calf Collection Centre Schedule

    Kilrush:  10.00 – 10.30am

    Ennis: 11.45 – 12.30pm

    Scariff: 1.45 – 2.15pm

    Collection points are available on Mondays for Friesian bull calves only. Calves will be for the Dutch, Spanish and Italian export market. Calves need to be a minimum of 14 days old. No seller commissions will apply to these calves. All paper work and payments completed by Clare Marts. To book calves for any of these centres please ring the main office on Friday afternoons at 065-6824411

     

    Ennis: Monday 10th April

    Bull Show and Sale – Pedigree registered mixed breed bull show and sale )(entries closed)

    4 & 5-star sale for in calf or calved stock (born on or after 1st Jan 2013). (closing date for entries Monday 3rd April) (in conjunction with the bull sale) Entry form for breeding stock

     

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         N.B All Cattle presented for sale require 2 Tags and must be properly dehorned.

     Brucellosis is no longer required for the sale of animals in a mart.


    PRSA Number: 002335

    Telephone Number: 065 6824411

    Fax Number: 065 6829978

    Email: info@claremarts.ie

    Website: www.claremarts.ie

     

     

     

     

     

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Latest Reports from the Diary
Mar. 22, 2017
Kilrush Mart General Cattle Sale including calves
Mar. 21, 2017
Ennis Mart Weanling Bulls & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves and Sheep

A large entry of weanlings was met with a very firm trade, prices are currently slightly improved on this time last year. Bull weanlings improved again this week and this was driven again by farmer and export demand. The biggest movement in price was seen in the heifer weanling ring with prices up €20 per head. Suck calves met a strong trade were a full clearance was achieved. A good entry of in-calf suckler cows and heifers sold from €950 up to €1,800. Suckler cows with calves at foot selling from €1,350 up to €1,990. Freshly calved dairy cows and heifers made from €850 up to €1,640. In-calf dairy cows sold for an average of €1,050. Sheep trade is holding firm with hogget’s making up to 2.19/kg.

 

BULL WEANLINGS

1 SAX 291kgs - €860 - €2.95/kg            

1 CHX 290kgs - €925 - €3.19/kg   

2 CHX 375kgs - €1,115 - €2.97/kg         

1 LMX 380kgs - €1,080 - €2.84/kg

3 SIX 323kgs - €910 - €2.81/kg              

3 CHX 450kgs - €1,165 - €2.59/kg

1 LMX 420kg - €1,215 -  €2.89/kg         

1 LMX 500kgs - €1,205 - €2.41/kg

 

HEIFER WEANLINGS

1 CHX 277kgs - €890 - €3.21/kg            

2 LMX 292kgs - €840 - €2.87/kg

2 CHX 340kgs - €1,110 - €3.26/kg         

3 LMX 397kgs - €1,080 - €2.72/kg

1 LMX 365kgs - €1,090 - €2.99/kg                  

1 SIX 320kgs - €800 - €2.50/kg

1 LMX 430kgs - €1,210 - €2.81/kg                  

3 CHX 405kgs - €1,130 - €2.79/kg

 

SUCK CALVES & RUNNERS

Light Friesian bull calves sold from €50 up to €70 with stronger older Friesian bulls selling from €75 up to €160. Angus cross calves sold from €70 up to €310. Hereford cross calves sold from €152 up to €320. Continental cross calves sold from €200 up to €465. Runner heifers sold from €355 up to €780 and runner bulls sold from €515 up to €755.

 

HOGGETS

4 @ 55kgs - €115.

15 @ 51kgs - €110.

6 @ 52kgs - €114.

1 @ 66kgs - €114.

7 @ 58kgs - €110.

 

Ewes with lambs sold from €130 up to €200

Cast ewes and Aged rams sold from €90 up to €129.

 

 

Mar. 16, 2017
Ennis Mart, Bullocks, Heifers, Dry Cows and Aged Bulls

Numbers are still holding firm in all sectors. Bullock prices are on par with this time last year. Forward stores and heavier bullocks improved this week, these lots traded between €2.30/kg and €2.70/kg. The heifer trade was similar to the bullocks with forward and fat heifers most in demand. The cow ring was busy again this week where a full clearance was achieved. Feeder type cows were in the greatest of demand with prices averaging €1.70/kg. Quality continental types easily achieved over €2/kg. Aged bulls sold mainly from €1,050 to €1,570.

 

BULLOCKS

2 CHX  357kgs - €1,035 - €2.90/kg                   

2 LMX 442kgs - €1,275 - €2.88/kg

9 CHX  400kgs - €1,235 - €3.08/kg                   

1 SIX 445kgs - €1,200 - €2.70/kg

3 LMX 546kgs - €1,500 - €2.74/kg                    

1 AAX 590kgs - €1,450 - €2.46/kg

1 LMX 645kgs - €1,690 - €2.62 /kg                   

2 LMX 745kgs - €1,795 - €2.41/kg 

 

HEIFERS

1 LMX 395kgs - €985 - €2.53/kg                        

2 CHX 342kgs - €845 - €2.47/kg

2 CHX 450kgs - €1,275 - €2.83/kg                    

2 LMX 442kgs - €1,050 - €2.37/kg

2 CHX 510kgs - €1,370 - €2.69/kg                    

1 LMX 640kgs - €1,500 - €2.34/kg

1 BAX 545kgs - €1,380 - €2.53/kg                    

1 LMX 665kgs - €1,580 - €2.40/kg

 

DRY COWS

1 FR 465kgs - €800 - €1.72/kg                           

1 CHX  575kgs - €1,115 - €1.94/kg

1 LMX 520kgs - €1,060 - €2.04/kg                    

1 BBX   675kgs - €1,500 - €2.22/kg

1 AAX 670kgs - €1,190 - €1.78/kg                    

1 LMX  785kgs -  €1,770 - €2.25/kg

1 BAX 800kgs - €1,480 - €1.85/kg                    

1 FRX  865kgs - €1,235 - €1.43/kg

Mar. 15, 2017
Kilrush Mart General Cattle Sale including calves

A lively sale was held in Kilrush today with a 96% clearance achieved. Numbers increased in all categories. Calf trade was much improved and all calves were much stronger today. Friesian bull calves sold mainly from €70 up to €145. Friesian heifer calves sold from €200 to €300. AAX/HEX calves sold from €120 up to €315 and a few BBX/LMX calves sold from €210 up to €325. Mostly FR cull cows about and these made up to €1,010. A few nice in-calf CHX cows went for €1,600. Heifers and bullocks all remain a strong trade.

DRY COWS

1 FR 590kgs - €835 - €1.41/kg               

1 CHX 675kgs - €1,190 - €1.76/kg

1 FR 690kgs - €895 - €1.29/kg               

1 HEX 605kgs - €830 - €1.37/kg

1 HEX 795kgs - €1,245 - €1.56/kg         

1 HEX 810kgs - €1,220 - €1.48/kg

 

HEIFERS

3 AAX 296kgs - €645 - €2.17/kg            

1 CHX 350kgs - €895 - €2.56/kg

4 HEX 340kgs - €740 - €2.17/kg            

1 BBX 405kgs - €1,025 - €2.53/kg

1 FR 575kgs - €1,015 - €1.76/kg            

1 LMX 400kgs - €910 - €2.27/kg

 

BULLOCKS & BULLS

1 SHX 280kgs - €800 - €2.85/kg             

2 LMX 330kgs - €1,045 - €3.16/kg

1 LMX 385kgs - €995 - €2.58/kg            

1 CHX 305kgs - €925 - €3.03/kg

3 LMX 423kgs - €1,000 - €2.36/kg         

2 HEX 420kgs - €1,000 - €2.38/kg

1 BBX 535kgs - €1,200 - €2.24/kg          

2 FR 520kgs - €950 - €1.82/kg

 

THE NEXT SALE IN KILRUSH WEDNESDAY 22ND MARCH

Mar. 14, 2017
Ennis Mart Weanling Bulls & Heifers, Dairy & Suckling Stock, Runners, Calves and Sheep

Trade was brisk at Ennis mart today with over 1,100 lots going under the hammer. Bull weanlings improved by €20 per head this week and this was driven by farmer and export demand. Heifer weanlings have improved slightly this week. There were over 400 suck calves on offer today with more AAX and HEX on show that any other breed. The suckler cow trade was also strong with cows with calves at foot selling from €950 up to €1,770. In-calf cows and heifers sold from €860 up to €1,380. Freshly calved dairy cows and heifers made from €850 up to €1,520. In-calf dairy cows and heifers made from €800 up to €1,500. Sheep numbers have increased this week. Trade is strong with hogget’s making €2 per head more this week.

 

BULL WEANLINGS

1 AAX 270kgs - €750 - €2.77/kg            

1 LMX 290kgs - €975 - €3.36/kg   

1 PTX 335kgs - €905 - €2.70/kg             

2 CHX 365kgs - €1,145 - €3.14/kg

1 LMX 355kgs - €1,100 - €3.10/kg         

2 CHX 450kgs - €1,195 - €2.66/kg

1 LMX 440kg - €1,200 -  €2.73/kg         

1 CHX 545kgs - €1,260 - €2.31/kg

 

HEIFER WEANLINGS

1 BBX 270kgs - €885 - €3.28/kg             

3 LMX 295kgs - €830 - €2.81/kg

2 CHX 277kgs - €780 - €2.81/kg            

1 CHX 390kgs - €1,130 - €2.90/kg

1 LMX 390kgs - €1,040 - €2.67/kg         

1 CHX 370kgs - €1,035 - €2.80/kg

1 LMX 425kgs - €1,170 - €2.75/kg         

2 CHX 417kgs - €1,105 - €2.65/kg

 

 SUCK CALVES & RUNNERS

Light Friesian bull calves sold from €58 up to €75 with stronger older Friesian bulls selling from €80 up to €170. Angus cross calves sold from €90 up to €310. Hereford cross calves sold from €100 up to €395. Continental cross calves sold from €220 up to €520. Runner heifers sold from €375 up to €665 and runner bulls sold from €340 up to €805.

 

HOGGETS

5 @ 48kgs - €124.

14 @ 56kgs - €116.

4 @ 63kgs - €116.

1 @ 66kgs - €118.

11 @ 53kgs - €114.

 

Ewes with lambs sold from €130 up to €220

Cast ewes and Aged rams made up to €118.

 

 

Telephone:+353 (0) 65 6824411