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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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Dry cows hit €2,240 at Dowra Mart

Farming News/Mart Report: Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 12-08-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, similar to the previous week, some 300 cattle changed hands at its general weekly sale on Saturday, August 12th, 2023.

They noted that dry cows topped out at €2240 for a CHX cow weighing 840kg, while bull weanlings topped at €1,570, stock bulls sold to €1,780, heifer weanlings peaked at €1,255 and heifers climbed to €2,000.

Dowra Mart on 12-08-2023

Bull weanlings under 400kgs:

  • CHX – 390kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1280;
  • BBX – 370kg – €1250;
  • LMX – 370kg – €1230;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1140;
  • LMX – 325kg – €1100.

B weanlings from 400 – 500kgs

  • CHX – 450kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1450;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1410;
  • BBX – 450kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 430kg – €1320;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1280.

Dry cows from 500 – 600kgs:

  • LMX – 545kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 540kg – €1380;
  • LMX – 520kg – €1330;
  • LMX – 575kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1200;
  • LMX – 535kg – €1170.

Cull cows from 600 – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 690kg – €2030;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1850;
  • LMX – 605kg – €1820;
  • CHX – 685kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 690kg – €1760;
  • CHX – 675kg – €1700.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • LMX – 820kg – €2180;
  • LMX – 820kg – €2180;
  • CHX – 790kg – €2130;
  • CHX – 805kg – €2130;
  • HEX – 750kg – €2030;
  • CHX – 745kg – €2010;
  • LMX – 705kg – €2000;
  • SIX – 745kg – €1950;
  • CHX – 705kg – €1930.

Stock Bulls:

  •  LM – 815kg – €1780;
  •  LM – 880kg – €1750;
  •  AA – 715kg – €1720.

Heifer weanlings from 300kg to 400kgs:

  • CHX – 380kg – €1255;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 330kg – €970;
  • CHX – 340kg – €950;
  • CHX – 325kg – €940.

Hefs from 400 – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 480kg – €1330;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1330;
  • AAX – 455kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 435kg – €1250;
  • AAX – 425kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1180.

Heifers from 500 – 700kgs:

  • CHX – 620kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 610kg – €1900;
  • CHX – 600kg – €1880;
  • CHX – 645kg – €1810;
  • CHX – 615kg – €1800;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1750;
  • LMX – 545kg – €1690;
  • AUX – 500kg – €1680.

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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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