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Cull cows to €2,580 and heifers to €2,240 at Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 16-04-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, some 700 lots changed hands at its cattle sale on Saturday, April 16th, 2022.

They noted that trade “continues to power ahead” for heavy cattle, with dry cow prices being the sale’s highlight once again.

They noted that “fancy store cattle were also dearer with more farmer customers around the ring and online”.

At Saturday’s sale, heifer weanlings reached €1,290, heifers peaked at €2,240, bull weanlings sold to €1,300, bullocks fetched to €1,730 and cull cows topped out at €2,580.

Dowra Mart 16-04-2022:

Heifer weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 285kg – €960;
  • 1 CHX – 275kg – €940;
  • CHX – 270kg – €920;
  • 1 CHX – 285kg – €900;
  • CHX – 270kg – €860;
  • 2 x CHX – 265kg – €830;
  • CHX – 255kg – €820;
  • 2 x CHX – 235kg – €790.

Heifer weanlings from 300- 400kgs:

  • LMX – 370kg – €1290;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1230;
  • LMX – 390kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1190;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1190;
  • LMX – 360kg – €1170;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1150;
  • LMX – 330kg – €1100.

Heifers from 400- 500kgs:

  • SIX – 470kg – €2240;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1500;
  • 1 CHX – 490kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 485kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 485kg – €1460;
  • 1 CHX – 450kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 410kg – €1430;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1400.

Heifers from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • AAX – 590kg – €1740;
  • CHX – 550kg – €1740;
  • 1 CHX – 580kg – €1720;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1680;
  • 1 CHX – 565kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1590;
  • CHX – 555kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1550.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 285kg – €970;
  • 1 CHX – 295kg – €920;
  • CHX – 285kg – €900;
  • 1 CHX – 275kg – €870;
  • CHX – 270kg – €850;
  • 1 CHX – 260kg – €820;
  • CHX – 250kg – €800;
  • LMX – 225kg – €780.

Bull weanlings from 300kg to 400kgs:

  • CHX – 375kg – €1170;
  • 1 CHX – 380kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1100;
  • 1 CHX – 355kg – €1080;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1060;
  • LMX – 360kg – €1060;
  • SIX – 345kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 320kg – €1010.

Bull weanlings from 400kg to 500kgs:  

  • LMX – 445kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 410kg – €1230;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1180;
  • 1 CHX – 445kg – €1180;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1180;
  • 1 CHX – 430kg – €1150.
Bullocks under 500kgs:
  • 2 x CHX – 430kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1320;
  • 2 x SAX – 480kg – €1300;
  • 2 x CHX – 535kg – €1250;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1250;
  • 1 CHX – 405kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1210;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1190.

Bullocks under 600kgs:

  • CHX – 575kg – €1730;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1680;
  • BBX – 555kg – €1590;
  • LMX – 595kg – €1390;
  • CHX – 580kg – €1380;
  • BBX – 595kg – €1370;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1370;
  • CHX – 535kg – €1340.

Dry cows from 600kg to 700kgs:

  • BBX – 690kg – €2060;
  • CHX – 665kg – €1950;
  • SIX – 660kg – €1880;
  • LMX – 685kg – €1860;
  • 1 LMX – 670kg – €1730;
  • LMX – 675kg – €1710;
  • 1 LMX – 650kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 625kg – €1700.

Dry cows from 700kg to 800kgs:

  • BBX – 760kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 780kg – €2080;
  • LMX – 730kg – €2070;
  • LMX – 740kg – €2060;
  • CHX – 775kg – €2020;
  • LMX – 720kg – €2020;
  • SIX – 775kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 750kg – €2000.

Dry cows over 800kgs:

  • LMX – 940kg – €2580;
  • CHX – 955kg – €2420;
  • CHX – 870kg – €2350;
  • HEX – 910kg – €2300;
  • CHX – 820kg – €2280;
  • CHX – 870kg – €2240;
  • SIX – 840kg – €2160;
  • SIX – 845kg – €2140.

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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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