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Prices to €2,580 in ‘very strong’ trade at Dowra

Cattle Prices – Mart Report – 06-08-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just over 400 lots changed hands at Saturday’s (August 6th, 2022) sale.

They noted that trade was “very strong” across the board for all classes of cattle.

Heifers peaked out at €2,360, a price that was recorded for a 775kg Charolais-cross, while bullocks soared to €1,900 for a 700kg Charolais-cross.

Meanwhile, stock bulls led the general cattle sale at €2,580, while dry cows peaked at €2,410.

Dowra Mart 06-08-2022

Dry cows from 500 – 600kgs:

  • LMX – 590kg – €1650;
  • LMX – 575kg – €1580;
  • AU – 565kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1510;
  • SIX – 580kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1480;
  • LMX – 535kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 530kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1400.

Cull cows from 600kg-700kgs:

  • BBX – 655kg – €2080;
  • LMX – 665kg – €1880;
  • BBX – 670kg – €1850;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1800;
  • 1 LMX – 635kg – €1770;
  • LMX – 650kg – €1740;
  • 1 LMX – 635kg – €1730;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1710.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • BBX – 800kg – €2410;
  • LMX – 810kg – €2300;
  • AAX – 840kg – €2260;
  • LMX – 740kg – €2210;
  • CHX – 795kg – €2140;
  • LMX – 735kg – €2070;
  • AAX – 710kg – €2070;
  • AAX – 715kg – €2020;
  • BBX – 725kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 745kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 715kg – €2000.

Bull weanlings from 300kg to 400kgs:

  • CHX – 390kg – €1290;
  • 1 CHX – 380kg – €1210;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1180;
  • 1 CHX – 380kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1140;
  • 1 CHX – 365kg – €1220;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1100;
  • 1 CHX – 325kg – €1080.

400 – 500kg bull weanlings:

  • LMX – 485kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1530;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1480;
  • LMX – 480kg – €1470;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1470;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1440;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 480kg – €1440;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1410;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1380.
Bull weanlings from 500 – 600kgs:
  • LMX – 585kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 550kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 525kg – €1590;
  • LMX – 545kg – €1590;
  • CHX – 515kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 545kg – €1540;
  • LMX – 515kg – €1530;
  • LMX – 520kg – €1530.

Bullocks over 550kgs:

  • CHX – 700kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1880;
  • LMX – 645kg – €1800;
  • LMX – 605kg – €1720;
  • CHX – 575kg – €1650;
  • LMX – 625kg – €1600.

Heifers from 300 – 400kgs:

  • LMX – 350kg – €1050
  • LMX – 380kg – €1000
  • AAX – 385kg – €1000
  • LMX – 385kg – €1000
  • CHX – 335kg – €990
  • CHX – 345kg – €980
  • LMX – 375kg – €960
  • LMX – 315kg – €940

400 – 500kg heifers:

  • CHX – 445kg – €1470;
  • LMX – 495kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1320;
  • AAX – 480kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1280;
  • SAX – 490kg – €1260.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • 1 CHX – 776kg – €2360;
  • CHX – 645kg – €1970;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1950;
  • 1 CHX – 595kg – €1640;
  • CHX – 555kg – €1590;
  • 1 CHX – 630kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 545kg – €1550;
  • 1 CHX – 515kg – €1500.

Stock bulls:

  • LM – 855kg – €2580;
  • AU – 875kg – €2540;
  • CH – 1015kg – €2500;
  • CH – 870kg – €2080;
  • LM – 865kg – €1890.

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 – [email protected]
  • Sale days: Sheep sales on Fridays and cattle sales on Saturday – Register to bid via MartEye

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