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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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Strong cattle ‘very dear but plainer cattle a shade less’ at Dowra

Dowra Mart – cattle prices – 19-12-2021

According to a spokesperson, a smaller entry comprising some 370 lots came under the hammer at Dowra Mart on Saturday, December 19th, 2021.

They reported that trade was “similar” to the previous week, with cull cows to €2,000, bullocks to €1,800 and heifers to €1,410.

The spokesperson noted that “strong cattle very dear in both rings but the lighter plainer cattle were a shade less this week”.

Dowra Mart 19-12-2021

Heifer weanlings under 300kg:

  • 1 CHX – 260KG – €825;
  • CHX – 280KG – €810;
  • LMX- 295KG – €800;
  • LMX – 250KG – €790;
  • CHX – 235KG – €790;
  • 1 CHX – 260KG – €765;
  • CHX – 230KG – €700;
  • 1 CHX – 205KG – €665.
Heifer weanlings from 300 – 400kgs:
  • SIX – 330KG – €1050;
  • CHX – 350KG – €1010;
  • LMX – 325KG – €980;
  • CHX – 350KG – €960;
  • CHX – 345KG – €940;
  • LMX – 360KG – €920;
  • AAX – 370KG – €910;
  • 2 LMX – 345KG – €900/head.
Heifers from 400 – 500kgs:
  • CHX – 470kg – €1320;
  • 1 CHX – 460kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 480kg – €1250;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1220;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1215;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1210;
  • 1 CHX – 420kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1190.
Heifers from 500kg – 600kgs:
  • CHX – 550kg – €1410;
  • 1 CHX – 530kg – €1390;
  • CHX – 540kg – €1370;
  • AAX – 560kg – €1350;
  • AAX – 530kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 520kg – €1310;
  • LMX – 500kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 535kg – €1290.
Bull weanlings under 300kgs:
  • CHX – 265kg – €815;
  • 1 CHX – 265kg – €805;
  • CHX – 250kg – €805;
  • 1 CHX – 280kg – €800;
  • CHX – 270kg – €780;
  • LMX – 255kg – €755;
  • CHX – 230kg – €750;
  • 1 CHX – 210kg – €700.
Bull weanlings from 300-400kgs:
  • CHX – 380kg – €1065;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 360kg – €980;
  • CHX – 330kg – €970;
  • CHX – 340kg – €960;
  • LMX – 365kg – €950;
  • LMX – 340kg – €930;
  • CHX – 310kg – €920.
Dry cows under 600kgs:
  • LMX – 595kg – €1330;
  • LMX – 575kg – €1240;
  • SIX – 580kg – €1230;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1190;
  • CHX – 595kg – €1120;
  • LMX – 530kg – €1050;
  • SIX – 560kg – €1000;
  • SHX – 550kg – €970.
Dry cows over 600kgs:
  • CHX – 890kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 740kg – €1870;
  • CHX – 840kg – €1860;
  • 1 CHX – 800kg – €1810;
  • CHX – 675kg – €1760;
  • BBX – 605kg – €1640;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1590;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1580.

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

Opening Sales:

  • Friday, January 7th: Sheep sale
  • Saturday, January 8th: Cattle sale

Mart reports 

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