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Cull cows to €2,430 and heifers to €2,270 at Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 12-03-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, another large entry of cattle came under the hammer on Saturday, March 12th, 2022.

They reported that “trade continued to power ahead”, especially for beef and forward store cattle.

They noted that dry cows were “the highlight” of the sale with a top price of €2,430 for a Belgian-Blue-cross, weighing 765kg. Meanwhile, heifers peaked at €2,270 – a price that was paid for a Charolais-cross, weighing 775kg.

Dowra Mart 12-03-2022

Heifer weanlings under 300kg
  • CHX – 270kg – €890;
  • HEX – 280kg – €820;
  • LMX – 270kg – €800;
  • 1 LMX – 250kg – €790;
  • LMX – 260kg – €770;
  • CHX – 245kg – €760;
  • CHX – 230kg – €740;
  • LMX – 225kg – €720.
Heifer weanlings from 300- 400kgs:
  • CHX – 380kg – €1120;
  • 1 CHX – 355kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1090;
  • 1 CHX – 310kg – €1080;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1060;
  • 1 CHX – 355kg – €1050;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1040;
  • 1 CHX – 305kg – €1040.
Heifers from 400- 500kgs:
  • CHX – 490kg – €1390;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1380;
  • LMX – 490kg – €1370;
  • BBX – 480kg – €1360;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1350;
  • CHX – 445kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 430kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1290.
Heifers from 500kg – 600kgs:  
  • LMX – 550kg – €1720;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1660;
  • CHX – 550kg – €1620;
  • 1 CHX – 545kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 540kg – €1580;
  • 1 CHX – 530kg – €1540;
  • LMX – 500kg – €1480.
Heifers over 600kgs:
  • CHX – 775kg – €2270;
  • 2 x CHX – 640kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 615kg – €1890;
  • 1 CHX – 635kg – €1870;
  • CHX – 620kg – €1850;
  • 2 LMX – 675kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 670kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1790.
Bull weanlings under 300kgs:
  • LMX – 275kg – €900;
  • LMX – 290kg – €900;
  • CHX – 290kg – €880;
  • CHX – 270kg – €870;
  • LMX – 265kg – €860;
  • CHX – 240kg – €840;
  • CHX – 255kg – €820;
  • LMX – 220kg – €800.
Bull weanlings from 300kg to 400kgs:
  • CHX – 390kg – €1270;
  • 1 CHX – 360kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1220;
  • 1 LMX – 375kg – €1200;
  • LMX – 330kg – €1170;
  • 1 LMX – 390kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 330kg – €1130;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1120.
Store bullocks from 400kg – 500kgs:
  • CHX – 485kg – €1480;
  • 1 CHX – 495kg – €1450;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1420;
  • LMX – 480kg – €1400;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1370;
  • 1 CHX – 465kg – €1350;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1340;
  • 1 CHX – 430kg – €1310.
Bull weanlings from 500kg – 600kgs:
  • CHX – 565kg – €1520;
  • 1 CHX – 575kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1480;
  • 1 CHX – 550kg – €1470;
  • CHX – 535kg – €1450;
  • LMX – 505kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 515kg – €1430;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1410.
Dry cows under 600kgs:
  • LMX – 580kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1460;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1390;
  • LMX – 530kg – €1330;
  • AAX – 575kg – €1270;
  • LMX – 535kg – €1390;
  • SAX – 540kg – €1220;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1480.
Dry cows from 600 to 700kgs:
  • SIX – 655kg – €1810;
  • SHX – 690kg – €1700;
  • BBX – 660kg – €1650;
  • LMX – 635kg – €1640;
  • 1 LMX – 660kg – €1640;
  • LMX – 630kg – €1600;
  • 1 LMX – 605kg – €1580;
  • SIX – 665kg – €1570.
Dry cows over 700kgs:
  • LMX – 780kg – €1990;
  • BBX – 765kg – €2430;
  • LMX – 860kg – €2130;
  • CHX – 845kg – €2110;
  • CHX – 810kg – €2060;
  • LMX – 845kg – €2040;
  • SIX – 830kg – €2050;
  • CHX – 810kg – €2040;
  • LMX – 765kg – €2040;
  • CHX – 825kg – €2040;
  • LMX – 700kg – €1980.

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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