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Dowra: Dry cows to €2,560 & heifers to €2,200

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 15-04-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just over 600 lots changed hands at its general weekly cattle sale on Saturday, April 15th, 2023.

They reported that “trade continued to power ahead for all classes of cattle” with highs of €2,560 in the cull cow ring, €2,220 for stock bulls, and up to €1,070 for weanling bulls – with the Limousin breed providing the category topper across these three rings.

Meanwhile, bullocks made up to €1,680, while heifers changed hands for up to €2,200 at Saturday’s general cattle sale.

Dowra Mart 15-04-2023

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • CHX – 595kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 575kg – €1620;
  • CHX – 565kg – €1570;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1550;
  • HEX – 580kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 580kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 530kg – €1540.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 680kg – €2120;
  • LMX – 670kg – €2100;
  • LMX – 695kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 690kg – €2060;
  • LMX – 685kg – €2010;
  • LMX – 680kg – €2000.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • LMX – 815kg – €2560;
  • LMX – 795kg – €2560;
  • CHX – 815kg – €2480;
  • CHX – 780kg – €2380;
  • 2 x SHX – 790kg – €2370;
  • SIX – 745kg – €2360;
  • BBX – 830kg – €2300;
  • SIX – 770kg – €2300;
  • LMX – 740kg – €2270;
  • LMX – 720kg – €2250.

Bullocks under 500kgs:

  • LMX – 480kg – €1610;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1510;
  • CHX – 435kg – €1460;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1450;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1440;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1430;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1420.

Bullocks from 500kg – 600kgs:

  • SHX – 575kg – €1680;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1660;
  • HEX – 565kg – €1610;
  • HEX – 590kg – €1600;
  • LMX – 515kg – €1590.

Stock bulls:

  •  AA – 985kg – €2220;
  •  LM – 565kg – €2100;
  •  CH – 725kg – €2000.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 260kg – €1070;
  • AAX – 295kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 295kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 280kg – €970;
  • CHX – 290kg – €970;
  • LMX – 265kg – €950;
  • CHX – 245kg – €950;
  • CHX – 275kg – €940;
  • LMX – 255kg – €930.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 365kg – €1510;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1440;
  • SIX – 375kg – €1410;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1370;
  • AAX – 375kg – €1350;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1320;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 385kg – €1290;
  • CH – 300kg – €1200.

Heifers from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 490kg – €1660;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1640;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1600;
  • AAX – 435kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1560;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1540;
  • AAX – 475kg – €1500.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • AAX – 695kg – €2200;
  • AAX – 680kg – €2150;
  • CHX – 670kg – €2130;
  • CHX – 625kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 685kg – €2060;
  • CHX – 610kg – €1970;
  • CHX – 620kg – €1970.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €1160;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1130;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1100;
  • LMX – 295kg – €1090;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1080;
  • LMX – 275kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 270kg – €1015;
  • CHX – 260kg – €1010.

Heifers over 300kg-400kg:

  • CHX – 380kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1460;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1390;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1360;
  • LMX – 365kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1290;
  • LMX – 350kg – €1280.

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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