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Dowra: ‘Some cattle a shade less’ with highs of €2,640

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 06-05-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, a slightly smaller entry of circa just over 600 lots came under the hammer at Saturday’s cattle sale on Saturday, May 6th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

Dry cows topped out at €2640 for a CHX, weighing 865kg, while a LMX stock bull weighing 995kg at €2360.

A light CHX bullock weighing 460kg maxed out at €1500, while a LMX bullock weighing 610kg peaked at for €2000 and a CHX heifer weanling weighing 370kg – €1550.

The spokesperson noted that “trade was steady; however, some cattle were a shade less”.

Dowra Mart 06-05-2023

Cull cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • LMX – 590kg – €1730;
  • CHX – 580kg – €1610;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1600;
  • LMX – 590kg – €1560;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 540kg – €1400.

Dry cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 685kg – €2080;
  • LMX – 675kg – €2010;
  • BBX – 635kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 660kg – €1980;
  • LMX – 615kg – €1900;
  • BBX – 675kg – €1860.

Cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 865kg – €2640;
  • LMX – 815kg – €2380;
  • CHX – 800kg – €2330;
  • SIX – 875kg – €2320;
  • LMX – 815kg – €2260;
  • CHX – 805kg – €2200;
  • LMX – 780kg – €2200;
  • SIX – 840kg – €2200;
  • LMX – 760kg – €2160.

Bullocks under 500kgs:

  • LMX – 495kg – €1620;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1500;
  • AAX – 475kg – €1450;
  • AAX – 450kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1400;
  • SIX – 430kg – €1400.

Bullocks over 500kgs:

  • LMX – 610kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 550kg – €1800;
  • 2 x LMX – 550kg – €1790;
  • 3 x CHX – 540kg – €1730.
Heifers from 400kg – 500kgs:
  • CHX – 495kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1530;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1530;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1440;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 445kg – €1420;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1400.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 630kg – €1950;
  • CHX – 630kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 600kg – €1790;
  • LMX – 535kg – €1720;
  • LMX – 555kg – €1685;
  • CHX – 545kg – €1680;
  • CHX – 510kg – €1610.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 290kg – €1040;
  • LMX – 285kg – €1010;
  • LMX – 255kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 255kg – €980;
  • CHX – 290kg – €980;
  • CHX – 265kg – €970;
  • LMX – 235kg – €970.

Weanling hefs over 300kg-400kgs:

  • CHX – 370kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1355;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1315;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1290;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1270;
  • LMX – 310kg – €1250.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 275kg – €1140;
  • LMX – 285kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1090;
  • BBX – 295kg – €1060;
  • SIX – 290kg – €1050;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1030;
  • CHX – 270kg – €1030;
  • CHX – 270kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 260kg – €1000.

Bull weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • LMX – 390kg – €1400;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 360kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 355kg – €1280;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1280;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 370kg – €1270;
  • LMX – 350kg – €1260;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1260.

Stock bulls:

  • LMX – 995kg – €2360

Suckler pairs:

  • SAX cow with a heifer calf at foot for €2450.

Previous week’s cattle prices

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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