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Prices to €2,700 at Dowra Mart’s 2023 opening sale

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 07-01-2023

Trade “remained strong” in both rings at Dowra Mart’s opening cattle sale on Saturday, January 7th, 2023.

That is according to a spokesperson for the mart, which reported that some 380 entries changed hands yesterday.

Demand, they outlined, was particularly evident for quality bullocks and bulls.

At Saturday’s sale, dry cows soared to a top call of €2700, while bullocks soared to €2,440, and heifers peaked at €2,050.

In the weanling rings, bulls fetched up to €1,430, while heifers made up to €945.

Dowra Mart 07-01-2023

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • LMX – 525kg – €1180;
  • HEX – 550kg – €1100;
  • BBX – 500kg – €1070;
  • SAX – 500kg – €1060;
  • LMX – 540kg – €1040.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • CHX – 695kg – €1820;
  • LMX – 695kg – €1780;
  • CHX – 660kg – €1750;
  • SIX – 670kg – €1730;
  • CHX – 670kg – €1690;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1650.

Culls over 700kgs:

  • LMX – 895kg – €2700;
  • BBX – 830kg – €2600;
  • CHX – 860kg – €2540;
  • LMX – 815kg – €2440;
  • AU – 770kg – €2320;
  • AUX – 755kg – €2260;
  • LMX – 765kg – €2220.

Heifers over 300kg-400kgs:

  • CHX – 390kg – €1230;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1080;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1010;
  • LMX – 320kg – €900.

Hefs from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • SIX – 490kg – €1490;
  • AAX – 495kg – €1360;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1190;
  • CHX – 425kg – €1150.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 645kg – €2050;
  • CHX – 625kg – €1990;
  • CHX – 600kg – €1950;
  • CHX – 610kg – €1910;
  • SIX – 575kg – €1870;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1840.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 295kg – €945;
  • CHX – 265kg – €920;
  • LMX – 280kg – €890;
  • LMX – 280kg – €880;
  • LMX – 285kg – €875;
  • CHX – 260kg – €800.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €1030;
  • CHX – 295kg – €1000;
  • 2 x LMX – 285kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 280kg – €970;
  • CHX – 275kg – €950;
  • LMX – 270kg – €940.

B weanlings from 300-400kgs:

  • CHX – 350kg – €1190;
  • LMX – 340kg – €1160;
  • LMX – 340kg – €1130;
  • CHX – 320kg – €1110;
  • CHX – 330kg – €1140;
  • LMX – 300kg – €1010.

Bull weanlings over 400kgs:

  • CHX – 435kg – €1430;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1320;
  • CHX – 435kg – €1270;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1200.

Bullocks over 700kg:

  • CHX – 830kg – €2450;
  • CHX – 780kg – €2440;
  • CHX – 780kg – €2340;
  • CHX – 720kg – €2320;
  • LMX – 700kg – €2220;
  • CHX – 700kg – €2180;
  • CHX – 690kg – €2180;
  • CHX – 675kg – €2160;
  • CHX – 670kg – €2140.

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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