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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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Dowra Mart: Dry cows to €2,700 & springing heifers to €2,340

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 11-03-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just over 650 lots changed hands at its general cattle sale on Saturday, March 11th, 2023.

They reported that a “very strong trade continued for all classes of cattle” at its most recent sale, which saw prices soar to €2,700.

Leading the charge at this price tag was the cull cow ring, while heifers sold for up to €2,160, bullocks topped out at €2,230, bull weanlings hit €1,900, and sucklers soared to €2,340.

Dowra Mart 11-03-2023

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kgs: 

  • LMX – 580kg – €1680;
  • CHX – 585kg – €1680;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 575kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 555kg – €1480;
  • FRX – 570kg – €1330.

Dry cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 695kg – €2210;
  • CHX – 660kg – €1960;
  • CHX – 680kg – €1920;
  • CHX – 670kg – €1870;
  • CHX – 610kg – €1850;
  • LMX – 670kg – €1830;
  • LMX- 630kg – €1810.
Cull cows over 700kgs:
  • CHX – 870kg – €2700;
  • LMX – 835kg – €2410;
  • LMX – 830kg – €2400;
  • LMX – 795kg – €2380;
  • CHX – 760kg – €2250;
  • LMX – 845kg – €2250;
  • LMX – 735kg – €2230;
  • LMX – 715kg – €2200.

Stock Bulls

  • CH – 845kg – €2380

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 285kg – €1110;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1060;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1030;
  • CHX – 270kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 245kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 295kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 280kg – €1050;
  • CHX – 265kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 270kg – €990;
  • CHX – 260kg – €980.

Bull weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 390kg – €1420;
  • BBX – 355kg – €1390;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1370;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1350;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 365kg – €1340;
  • 3 x AAX – 350kg – €1290;
  • LMX – 335kg – €1280.

B weanlings from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 485kg – €1650;
  • CHX – 435kg – €1630;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1610;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1570;
  • LMX – 400kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 430kg – €1530;
  • LMX – 415kg – €1510;
  • LMX – 405kg – €1460.

B weanlings over 500kgs:

  • BBX – 505kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 515kg – €1710;
  • LMX – 510kg – €1700;
  • CHX – 525kg – €1700;
  • CHX – 520kg – €1690;
  • CHX – 525kg – €1670.

Bullocks over 500kgs:

  • AAX – 680kg – €2230;
  • AAX – 640kg – €2190;
  • CHX – 675kg – €2180;
  • CHX – 605kg – €2160;
  • CHX – 625kg – €2050;
  • CHX – 595kg – €1950;
  • AAX – 645kg – €1840;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1830.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 285kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1120;
  • LM – 295kg – €1080;
  • LM – 265kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 280kg – €1015;
  • LM – 285kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 280kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1000.

Heifers over 300kg-400kgs:

  • CHX – 355kg – €1410;
  • SIX – 390kg – €1360;
  • SIX – 350kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1340;
  • LM – 395kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1290;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1220.

Hefs from 400kg-500kgs:

  • LMX – 480kg – €1570;
  • LM – 425kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 465kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1530;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1510;
  • LMX – 475kg – €1510;
  • LMX – 480kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1500.
Heifers over 500kgs:
  • 1 CHX – 670kg – €2160;
  • CHX – 625kg – €2060;
  • 1 CHX – 600kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 630kg – €2000;
  • 1 CHX – 625kg – €1900;
  • CHX – 605kg – €1900;
  • 1 CHX – 585kg – €1860.

Springers:

  • LMX heifer in-calf to a PB CH bull, time up from March 20th, 2023 – €2340;
  • CHX first-calver due on March 26th, 2023, to BA bull – €2000.

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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