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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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Dry cows & suckers to €2,760 in ‘strong’ trade at Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 14-05-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just under 700 cattle passed through the rings on Saturday, May 14th, 2022.

The spokesperson noted that trade “remained strong” for heavy beef cows and bullocks.

Meanwhile, dry cows topped out at €2760, as did suckler pairs, while heifers made to a top of €2460 and bullocks reached €1,980.

Dowra Mart 14-05-2022  

Heifers from 400- 500kg:

  • CHX – 435kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1390;
  • BBX – 410kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1250;
  • LMX – 405kg – €1250;
  • BBX – 490kg – €1450;
  • LMX – 425kg – €1270;
  • SIX – 410kg – €1220.

Heifers over 500kg:

  • BBX – 590kg – €2460;
  • CHX – 760kg – €2420;
  • CHX – 700kg – €2220;
  • LMX – 630kg – €2080;
  • 1 LMX – 660kg – €2080;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1890;
  • 1 LMX – 560kg – €1820.

Heifer weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €1050;
  • LMX – 275kg – €890;
  • 2 x CHX – 265kg – €850;
  • CHX – 255kg – €840;
  • AAX – 245kg – €840;
  • 1 AAX – 245kg – €790;
  • AAX – 180kg – €615.

Heifer weanlings from 300- 400kg

  • CHX – 395kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1270;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1100;
  • 1 CHX – 330kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1080;
  • 1 CHX – 330kg – €1060;
  • CHX – 300kg – €940;
  • LMX – 300kg – €1160.

Bull weanlings under 300kg

  • CHX – 275kg – €960;
  • LMX – 295kg – €950;
  • CHX – 230kg – €840;
  • CHX – 245kg – €840;
  • LMX – 260kg – €830;
  • AAX – 245kg – €800;
  • CHX – 235kg – €750.

Bull weanlings from 300kg to 400kgs:

  • CHX – 385kg – €1400;
  • 1 CHX – 360kg – €1210;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1200;
  • 1 CHX – 330kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1100;
  • LMX – 325kg – €1080;
  • CHX – 305kg – €1050.

Bull weanlings from 400kg to 500kg

  • CHX – 465kg – €1530;
  • BBX – 490kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 455kg – €1440;
  • 1 CHX – 440kg – €1430;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 415kg – €1380;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1300.
Dry cows under 500kgs:
  • AAX – 415kg – €1080;
  • PTX – 410kg – €1050;
  • LMX – 395kg – €930;
  • 1 LMX – 445kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1020.

Dry cows over 500kgs:

  • LMX – 565kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 575kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 555kg – €1500;
  • SIX – 565kg – €1460;.
  • AAX – 555kg – €1420

Dry cows from 600kg to 700kg

  • CHX – 695kg – €2100;
  • SHX – 665kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 620kg – €1820;
  • 1 LMX – 615kg – €1740;
  • LMX – 680kg – €1800.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 870kg – €2760;
  • CH – 850kg – €2740;
  • SIX – 860kg – €2690;
  • SIX – 870kg – €2640;
  • LMX – 740kg – €2590;
  • AAX – 760kg – €2420;
  • BBX – 810kg – €2160;
  • BBX – 720kg – €2300.

Bullocks over 500kgs:

  • LMX – 660kg – €1980;
  • CHX – 610kg – €1940;
  • LMX – 575kg – €1760;
  • HEX – 530kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1490;
  • LMX – 505kg – €1490.

Suckler pairs

  • 2018-born CHX cow with a CHX heifer calf at foot – €2760.
  • CHX first calver with a CHX heifer calf at foot – €2300.
  • 2014 born CHX cow with a CHX heifer calf at foot – €2020.

Other articles on That’s Farming:

Read a report from the previous week’s cattle sale

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

Mart reports 

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