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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: Prices to €2,300 as ‘trade remains very strong for quality’

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 10-12-2022

According to a spokesperson, some 350 lots turned out for Dowra Mart’s general cattle sale on Saturday, December 10th, 2022.

The spokesperson reported that there was “a good show of cattle despite the weather”.

They added that “trade continued to be very strong, especially for the quality lots”.

Dowra Mart 10-12-2022

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • LMX – 580kg – €1580;
  • SIX – 575kg – €1570;
  • AAX – 525kg – €1550;
  • LMX- 590kg – €1480;
  • LM – 570kg – €1360.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • CHX – 690kg – €1860;
  • BBX – 665kg – €1820;
  • LMX – 675kg – €1820;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1720;
  • SHX – 665kg – €1670;
  • LMX – 620kg – €1640.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • SIX – 810kg – €2300;
  • SHX – 800kg – €2140;
  • CHX – 765kg – €2120;
  • LMX – 745kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 705kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 700kg – €1890;
  • BBX – 715kg – €1880.

Weanling heifers from 300kg – 400kgs: 

  • LMX – 390kg – €1150
  • CHX – 375kg – €1090
  • CHX – 370kg – €1080
  • CHX – 320kg – €1050
  • LMX – 300kg – €1010
  • CHX – 305kg – €950
  • LMX – 295kg – €910
  • CHX – 255kg – €840

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • SIX – 545kg – €1880;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1700;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 565kg – €1700;
  • CHX – 600kg – €1700;
  • AAX – 540kg – €1690;
  • CHX – 510kg – €1680;
  • CHX – 545kg – €1650.

Bullocks under 500kgs:

  • AAX – 600kg – €1450;
  • CHX – 575kg – €1400;
  • CHX – 585kg – €1380;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 510kg – €1290;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1290.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 285kg – €1040;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 255kg – €980;
  • LMX – 265kg – €930;
  • LMX – 255kg – €880;
  • CHX – 280kg – €880;
  • CHX – 295kg – €870;
  • LMX – 235kg – €860.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 355kg – €1190;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1190;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1150;
  • LMX – 330kg – €1150;
  • LMX – 370kg – €1110;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 330kg – €1070;
  • LMX – 350kg – €1050.

Bull weanlings over 400kgs:

  • CHX – 410kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 430kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 400kg – €1220;
  • LMX – 400kg – €1200.

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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