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Dowra: Dry cows to €2,940 & bullocks to €2,340 in ‘strong’ trade

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 14-01-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, some 770 lots changed hands at its most recent cattle sale on Saturday, January 14th, 2023.

They noted that trade “remained very strong” for all classes of cattle.

Dry cows topped out at €2,940 for a Charolais-cross cow, while bullocks made up to €2,340 for a Charolais-cross, and heifers peaked at €2,020.

Dowra Mart 14-01-2023

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • BBX – 595kg – €1720;
  • LMX – 595kg – €1690;
  • CHX – 580kg – €1660;
  • CHX – 585kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 595kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 520kg – €1530;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 590kg – €1490;
  • LMX – 565kg – €1480.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • BBX – 660kg – €2040;
  • CHX – 695kg – €2030;
  • LMX – 670kg – €1940;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1910;
  • LMX – 680kg – €1900;
  • SIX – 680kg – €1810;
  • CHX – 670kg – €1810;
  • CHX – 695kg – €1800;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1780.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 965kg – €2940;
  • SHX – 950kg – €2650;
  • CHX – 820kg – €2640;
  • CHX – 855kg – €2490;
  • LMX – 810kg – €2380;
  • LMX – 815kg – €2360;
  • CHX – 865kg – €2300;
  • AAX – 870kg – €2290;
  • BBX – 770kg – €2250;
  • CHX – 855kg – €2240;
  • CHX – 810kg – €2220;
  • CHX – 800kg – €2180;
  • LMX – 755kg – €2180.

Bullock prices:

  • CHX – 765kg – €2340;
  • CHX- 730kg – €2200;
  • CHX – 680kg – €1990;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1950;
  • LMX – 645kg – €1920;
  • CHX – 650kg – €1900;
  • CHX- 590kg – €1860;
  • CHX – 650kg – €1840;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1840.

Stock bull prices:

  • CH – 1090kg – €2200;
  • CH – 1070kg – €2180.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €950;
  • CHX – 290kg – €915;
  • CHX – 280kg – €890;
  • LMX – 265kg – €890;
  • BAX – 290kg – €870;
  • LMX – 270kg – €850;
  • CHX – 265kg – €850;
  • LMX – 260kg – €830.

Heifers over 300kg -400kgs:

  • CHX – 370kg – €1200;
  • SHX – 380kg – €1180;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1180;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1170;
  • LMX – 345kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1120;
  • LMX – 330kg – €1100.

Hefs from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • 2X CHX – 480kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1510;
  • LMX – 490kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 475kg – €1490;
  • AAX – 465kg – €1450;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1430.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CH – 625kg – €2020;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1930;
  • LMX – 625kg – €1930;
  • CHX – 585kg – €1880;
  • BBX – 550kg – €1850;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1840;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1830;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1800.
Bull weanlings under 300kgs:
  • CHX – 275kg – €970;
  • LMX – 295kg – €920;
  • LMX – 285kg – €910;
  • CHX – 295kg – €900;
  • LMX – 285kg – €900;
  • LMX – 280kg – €890;
  • LMX – 285kg – €880;
  • LMX – 265kg – €860.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • LMX – 375kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1290;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1270;
  • LMX – 385kg – €1250;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1250;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1230;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1230.

Bull weanlings over 400kgs:

  • CHX – 490kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 490kg – €1420;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1410;
  • CHX – 455kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1390;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1370.

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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