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Report: Dry cows to €2,350 & heifers to €2,190 in Dowra

Farming News/Mart Reports on That’s Farming – Cattle Prices – 26-08-2023 – Dowra Mart

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, a slightly smaller sale of cattle came under the hammer on Saturday; however, trade improved for all classes of cattle especially quality lots in both rings.

Dry cows rose to €2350 for a CHX, weighing 875kg, while a CHX heifer weighing 685kg changed hands for €2190 and a LM stockbull weighing 890kgs made €2,000.

Meanwhile, in the bull ring, prices topped at €2,100 on two occasions, for two separate lots of CHX bullocks, each weighing 735kgs, while bull weanlings hit €1,460 and heifer weanlings climbed to €1,160.

Dowra Mart on 26-08-2023

Bull weanlings from 300 – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 370kg – €1290;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1260;
  • LMX – 370kg – €1260;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1120;
  • LMX – 355kg – €1000;
  • BAX – 305kg – €980.

B weanlings from 400 – 500kgs:

  • BBX – 440kg Sold for €1460;
  • CHX – 405kg Sold for €1360;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 400kg – €1280.

Bullocks from 500 – 600kgs:

  • CHX – 595kg – €1690;
  • LMX – 590kg – €1690;
  • CHX – 555kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 575kg – €1610;
  • AAX – 585kg – €1590.

Bullocks over 600kgs:

  • CHX – 735kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 735kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 715kg – €2080;
  • LMX – 675kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 720kg – €1990;
  • CHX – 700kg – €1980;
  • LMX – 660kg – €1920;
  • CHX – 655kg – €1900.

Cull cows from 600 – 700kgs:

  • SHX – 670kg – €1860;
  • BBX – 655kg – €1810;
  • LMX – 675kg – €1800;
  • SHX – 685kg – €1770;
  • SIX – 695kg – €1760;
  • SIX – 690kg – €1760;
  • LMX – 655kg – €1710.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 875kg – €2350;
  • LMX – 790kg – €2230;
  • SIX – 830kg – €2110;
  • CHX – 775kg – €2080;
  • LMX – 775kg – €2070;
  • CHX – 770kg – €2150;
  • CHX – 700kg – €1950;
  • CHX – 800kg – €1930;
  • LMX – 720kg – €1900;
  • CHX – 705kg – €1880;
  • LMX – 710kg – €1870.

Stock bulls:

  •  LM – 890kg – €2000.

Heifer weanlings from 300kg to 400kg:

  • BBX – 370kg – €1160;
  • LMX – 395kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 325kg – €1100;
  • BBX – 395kg – €1060;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1005;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1000.

Heifers from 400 – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 495kg – €1410;
  • AUX – 495kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1340;
  • BAX – 465kg – €1290;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1270;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1205.

Hefs from 500 – 600kgs:

  • CHX – 590kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 545kg – €1680;
  • LMX – 555kg – €1630;
  • CHX – 550kg – €1590;
  • LMX – 505kg – €1580;
  • LMX – 515kg – €1560;
  • CHX – 540kg – €1560;
  • SIX – 530kg – €1530.

Heifers from 600 – 700kgs:

  • CHX – 685kg – €2190;
  • CHX – 695kg – €2160;
  • CHX – 685kg – €2150;
  • CHX – 685kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 660kg – €2080;
  • CHX – 680kg – €2010;
  • CHX – 660kg – €1980;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1950.

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  • 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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