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Plainer bulls and heifers a harder sell at Dowra  

Dowra Mart – cattle prices – 04-12-2021

According to a spokesperson, just over 600 cattle changed hands at Dowra Mart on Saturday, December 4th, 2021.

They reported that trade was “very strong again”, especially for heavy cattle.

“Quality lots in the weanling heifers and bulls were also very dear. However, some of the plainer bulls and heifers proved harder sold again this week,” the spokesperson added.

Dowra Mart 04-12-2021
Heifer weanlings under 400kgs:
  • CHX – 270kg – €830;
  • 1 CHX – 275kg – €820;
  • CHX – 280kg – €800;
  • LMX – 255kg – €785;
  • CHX – 250kg – €745;
  • 1 CHX – 230kg – €720;
  • CHX – 245kg – €715;
  • LMX – 205kg – €700.
Store heifers from 300- 400kgs:
  • LMX – 360kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1030;
  • 1 CHX – 350kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 365kg – €980;
  • LMX – 365kg – €960;
  • CHX – 350kg – €960;
  • LMX – 320kg – €940;
  • CHX – 335kg – €900.
Heifers from 400 – 500kgs:
  • CHX – 450kg – €1280;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1250;
  • LMX – 490kg – €1230;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1210;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1190;
  • LMX – 420kg – €1185;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1170.
Heifers over 500kgs:
  • CHX – 660kg – €1740;
  • SHX – 645kg – €1660;
  • LMX – 610kg – €1630;
  • CHX – 600kg – €1600;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 595kg – €1570;
  • 1 CHX – 540kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 520kg – €1550.
Bull weanlings under 300kgs:
  • CHX – 295kg – €865;
  • 1 CHX – 270kg – €840;
  • CHX – 280kg – €830;
  • 1 CHX – 295kg – €825;
  • CHX – 260kg – €800;
  • LMX – 265kg – €790;
  • CHX – 260kg – €785;
  • 1 CHX – 255kg – €750.
Bull weanlings from 300 – 400kgs:
  • CHX – 385kg – €1180;
  • 1 CHX – 370kg – €1110;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1090;
  • 1 CHX – 370kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1010;
  • 1 CHX – 360kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 330kg – €980;
  • CHX – 305kg – €955.
Bullocks over 500kgs:
  • LMX – 680kg – €1820;
  • CHX – 700kg – €1790;
  • 1 CHX – 745kg – €1740;
  • CHX – 660kg – €1710;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1700;
  • CHX – 650kg – €1680;
  • 1 CHX – 600kg – €1650;
  • LMX – 630kg – €1640.
Bullocks under 500kgs:
  • CHX – 465kg – €1260;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1250;
  • LMX – 495kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1220;
  • LMX – 485kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1150;
  • 1 CHX – 425kg – €1110;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1100.
Dry cows under 600kgs:
  • CHX – 565kg – €1480;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1450;
  • 1 LMX – 595kg – €1290;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1280;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1210;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1190;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1160;
  • FRX – 550kg – €1110.
Dry cows from 600 – 700kgs:
  • LMX – 685kg – €1590;
  • LMX – 650kg – €1560;
  • AAX – 660kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 660kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 625kg – €1460;
  • CHX – 625kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 655kg – €1430.
Dry cows over 700kg:
  • SIX – 810kg – €1890;
  • CHX – 780kg – €1800;
  • AAX – 745kg – €1760;
  • LMX – 755kg – €1730;
  • AAX – 720kg – €1700;
  • AAX – 700kg – €1670;
  • CHX – 705kg – €1670;
  • BBX – 735kg – €1600;
  • SIX – 750kg – €1600;
  • BBX – 770kg – €1550.
Stock bulls
  • LM – 995kg – €2030;
  • CH – 1100kg – €1950;
  • HE – 1000kg – €1660;
  • LMX – 875kg – €1520.

Further reading:

Read a report from the previous week’s sale.

Further information:
  • Address: Dowra Mart, Fairgreen, Dowra, Co. Cavan
  • Contact details: (071) 964 3049 or email – [email protected]
  • Sale days: Sheep sales on Fridays and cattle sales on Saturday – Register to bid via MartEye

Mart reports 

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