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Plainer cattle a harder sell at Dowra

Dowra Mart report – cattle sale – 10-04-2021

Some 670 cattle were offered for sale at Dowra Mart on Saturday, April 10th, 2021, according to a spokesperson.

They reported that trade was “very strong for good quality lots, but some plainer cattle were harder sold”.

“Some of the bull weanlings would have to been less than last week but the heifer weanlings continue to be a very strong trade.”

Dowra Mart 10-04-2021

Heifer weanlings under 300kg:
  • CHX – 290kg €900;
  • LMX – 275kg €1110;
  • CHX – 265kg €840;
  • LMX – 295kg €900;
  • CHX – 270kg €870;
  • SHX – 265kg €850;
  • CHX – 250kg €830;
  • CHX – 240kg €800.
Heifer weanlings from 300 – 400kg:
  • LMX – 355kg €1400;
  • CHX – 395kg €1170;
  • CHX – 375kg €1140;
  • CHX – 385kg €1140;
  • CHX – 390kg €1110;
  • CHX – 360kg €1100;
  • CHX – 345kg €1070;
  • CHX – 330kg €1030.
Heifers from 400 – 500kg:
  • LMX – 440kg – €1310;
  • SIX – 490kg – €1260;
  • CHX – 455kg – €1250;
  • LMX – 485kg – €1230;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1210;
  • LMX – 415kg – €1210;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1190.
Heifers over 500kgs:
  • SIX – 560kg – €1720;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 645kg – €1640;
  • CHX – 515kg – €1570;
  • SIX – 600kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1475;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 500kg – €1400.
Bull weanlings under 300kg:
  • CHX – 290kg – €920;
  • CHX – 295kg – €900;
  • CHX – 285kg – €865;
  • CHX – 260kg – €830;
  • CHX – 270kg – €800;
  • CHX – 250kg – €790;
  • CHX – 230kg – €780;
  • LMX – 220kg – €755.
Bull weanlings from 300 – 400kg:
  • CHX – 370kg – €1050;
  • LMX – 335kg – €1060;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 340kg – €990;
  • SIX – 330kg – €960;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 310kg – €950.
Bullocks from 400 – 500kg:
  • CHX – 405kg – €1180;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1150;
  • SAX – 475kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 455kg – €1110;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1100.
Bullocks under 500kg:
  • CHX – 490kg – €1270;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1170;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1070.
Bullocks over 500kg:
  • CHX – 745kg – €1750;
  • AAX – 675kg – €1700;
  • CHX – 690kg – €1690;
  • SHX – 750kg – €1670;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1650;
  • CHX – 650kg – €1610;
  • AAX – 640kg – €1590;
  • CHX – 615kg €1550.
Dry cows sold under 600kg:
  • LMX – 525kg – €1160;
  • BBX – 565kg – €1150;
  • LMX – 590kg – €1110;
  • AAX – 575kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 580kg – €1100;
  • SIX – 540kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1040;
  • BBX – 550kg – €1030.
Dry cows from 600 – 700kg:
  • LMX – 685kg – €1430;
  • CHX – 675kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 650kg – €1300;
  • AAX – 630kg – €1300;
  • SAX – 615kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 630kg – €1270;
  • BBX – 630kg – €1260;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1250.
Dry cows over 700kg:
  • CHX – 895kg – €2070;
  • BBX – 780kg – €1640;
  • CHX – 735kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 800kg – €1540;
  • SIX – 840kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 775kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 710kg – €1450;
  • SHX – 790kg – €1400.
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 (online-only sales during Level 5 restrictions) – see more here.

You can read more mart reports by clicking here.

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