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Trade ‘somewhat quieter’ with prices up to €2,700 at Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 02-07-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, almost 400 lots changed hands at Saturday’s (July 2nd,2022) sale.

They noted that trade was “overall, somewhat quieter this week”.

However, they said that quality lots “still made big money”, especially in the dry cow ring where there were “some super quality” lots on offer.

According to the spokesperson, dry cows hit €2,700, while heifer weanlings topped out at €1,200 and heifers topped out at €1,660.

Meanwhile, bull weanlings peaked at €1,550, bullocks topped at €1,830 and bulls soared to €2,200.

Dowra Mart 02-07-2022

Dry cows from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 440kg – €1200;
  • SIX – 480kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1130;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1050;
  • SIX – 475kg – €1000.

Cull cows from 500kg – 600kgs:

  • CHX – 590kg – €1560;
  • CHX – 585kg – €1550;
  • FR – 580kg – €1420;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1340;
  • LM – 500kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 535kg – €1290.
Dry cows from 600kg – 700kgs:
  • BBX – 630kg – €2200;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1940;
  • CHX – 695kg – €1900;
  • SAX – 690kg – €1860;
  • LM – 650kg – €1830;
  • LMX – 635kg – €1810.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • BBX – 710kg – €2700;
  • CHX – 880kg – €2440;
  • CHX – 805kg – €2380;
  • LM – 780kg – €2300;
  • LMX – 770kg – €2090;
  • LMX – 780kg – €2300;
  • CHX – 805kg – €2280;
  • SIX – 710kg – €2030.

Heifer weanlings from 300- 400kgs:

  • CHX – 395kg – €1030;
  • LMX- 385kg – €1020;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 330kg – €990.

Heifer weanlings from 400- 500kgs:

  • CHX – 470kg – €1200;
  • LMX- 405kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1050.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CH- 615kg – €1660;
  • CHX- 610kg – €1630;
  • 1 CHX- 580kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1600;
  • CHX- 570kg – €1580;
  • LMX- 550kg – €1550.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 275kg – €900;
  • 2 x SA – 275kg – €880 each;
  • CHX – 285kg – €870;
  • LMX – 295kg – €820;
  • 2 x CHX – 260kg – €800 each;
  • CHX – 240kg – €800.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kg

  • CHX – 365kg – €1190;
  • 1 CHX – 380kg – €1180;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1150;
  • 1 CHX – 340kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1140;
  • 1 CHX – 345kg – €1100;
  • LMX – 335kg – €1030;
  • LMX – 320kg – €1000.

Bull weanlings over 400kgs:

  • LMX – 515kg – €1550;
  • 1 LMX – 505kg – €1540;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1490;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1310;
  • SI – 415kg – €1280;
  • LMX- 410kg – €1100.

Bullocks over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 710kg – €1830;
  • SAX – 725kg – €1810;
  • AAX- 685kg – €1750;
  • CHX- 660kg – €1740;
  • SIX- 665kg – €1600;
  • 3 x HEX- 620kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 595kg – €1570.

Bulls

  • LM – 785kg – €2200;
  • CH – 930kg – €1960.

Other articles on That’s Farming:

Read a report from the previous week’s cattle sale

Further information:

  • Address: Dowra Mart, Fairgreen, Dowra, Co. Cavan
  • Contact details: (071) 964 3049 or email – dowramart@gmail.com
  • Sale days: Sheep sales on Fridays and cattle sales on Saturday – Register to bid via MartEye

Mart reports 

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