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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Dowra: Stock bulls to €2,240 and dry cows to €2,000

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 15-10-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, over 1,100 cattle crossed the scales at its most recent sale on Saturday, October 15th, 2022.

The spokesperson explained that trade remained firm for quality lots, while plainer types were harder sold.

They remarked: “This was probably one of our biggest sales of cattle ever in Dowra.”

“Some fancy weanlings made serious prices with a Limousin-cross heifer weanling, 345kg, making €1730, while a CHX bull weanling, 305kg, sold for €1340,” they added.

At Saturday’s sale, dry cows peaked at €2,000, while stock bulls soared to €2,240 and weanling heifers sold for up to €1,730.

In other rings, heifers commanded a top call of €1,770, while bullocks hit €1,910, and bull weanlings fetched up to €1,340.

Dowra Mart 15-10-2022

Dry cows from 500kg – 600kgs:

  • LMX – 595kg – €1260;
  • SPX – 585kg – €1220;
  • FRX – 555kg – €1150;
  • FRX – 545kg – €970;
  • AAX – 535kg – €960.

Cull cows from 600kg to 700kgs:

  • BBX – 680kg – €1820;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1780;
  • LMX – 675kg – €1710;
  • BBX – 690kg – €1640;
  • LMX – 695kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 675kg – €1560;
  • LMX – 635kg – €1520;
  • LMX – 635kg – €1460.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • LMX – 815kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 850kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 770kg – €1980;
  • CHX – 785kg – €1890;
  • CHX – 730kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 710kg – €1750.

Stock bull prices:

  • SI – 960kg – €2240;
  • CH – 1100kg – €2180;
  • CH – 945kg – €2060.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 290kg – €1100;
  • LMX – 290kg – €970;
  • CHX – 295kg – €960;
  • 1 CHX – 225kg – €950;
  • CHX – 265kg – €900;
  • 1 CHX – 260kg – €880;
  • CHX – 265kg – €860;
  • 1 CHX – 280kg – €850.

Weanling heifers from 300 – 400kgs:

  • LMX – 345kg – €1730;
  • BBX – 360kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1220;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1200;
  • 1 CHX – 370kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1190;
  • LMX – 315kg – €1170;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1160.

Store heifers from 400-500kgs:

  • CHX – 495kg – €1500
  • CHX – 490kg – €1490
  • LMX – 480kg – €1480
  • CHX – 470kg – €1475
  • CHX – 495kg – €1470
  • CHX – 480kg – €1420
  • CHX – 460kg – €1400
  • CHX – 450kg – €1390
Store heifers over 500kgs:
  • CHX – 565kg – €1770;
  • CHX -580kg – €1680;
  • CHX – 540kg – €1660;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1640;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 500kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 585kg – €1580.

Bullocks from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 445kg – €1360;
  • LMX – 460kg – €1350;
  • CHX – 445kg – €1320;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1310;
  • LMX – 460kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 445kg – €1290.

Bullocks over 500kgs:

  • LMX – 665kg – €1910;
  • CHX – 690kg – €1850;
  • CHX – 655kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 630kg – €1760;
  • CHX – 580kg – €1730;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1690;
  • CHX – 520kg – €1600.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 285kg – €980;
  • CHX – 295kg – €950;
  • CHX – 270kg – €950;
  • LMX – 285kg – €920;
  • LMX – 265kg – €920;
  • SAX – 255kg – €910;
  • LMX – 280kg – €905;
  • CHX – 270kg – €900.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 305kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 340kg – €1220;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1190;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1160;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1140;
  • LMX – 355kg – €1120;
  • CHX – 315kg – €1100;
  • BBX – 310kg – €1080.

Bull weanlings from 400kg -500kgs:

  • CHX – 420kg – €1290;
  • 1 CHX – 415kg – €1260;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1250;
  • 1 CHX – 410kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1220;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1210.

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

Mart reports 

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