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Dowra: Dry cows to €2,700 & heifers to €2,830 in ‘very strong’ trade

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 21-01-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, a “slightly” smaller entry of cattle passed through the rings at Dowra Mart on Saturday, January 21st, 2023.

They noted that trade continued to be “very strong” for all classes of cattle.

At Saturday’s sale, dry cows topped out at €2700, while bullocks changed hands for up to €2090 and in the heifer ring, prices soared to €2830.

Dowra Mart 21-01-2023

Dry cows sold 500kg to 600kgs:

  • LMX – 590kg – €1930;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 585kg – €1710;
  • SIX – 595kg – €1680;
  • LMX – 550kg – €1600;
  • LMX – 520kg – €1530;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1480;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1470;
  • LMX- 550kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 555kg – €1400.

Dry cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 675kg – €2360;
  • SIX – 685kg – €2120;
  • SIX – 655kg – €2110;
  • LMX – 680kg – €2100;
  • LMX – 650kg – €2010;
  • CHX – 670kg – €1980;
  • SIX – 640kg – €1920;
  • SAX – 680kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1880.

Cull cows over 700kgs:

  • LMX – 850kg – €2700;
  • CHX – 910kg – €2680;
  • CHX – 920kg – €2500;
  • CHX – 795kg – €2500;
  • CHX – 830kg – €2470;
  • LMX – 710kg – €2460;
  • LMX – 705kg – €2440;
  • LMX – 710kg – €2420;
  • LMX – 770kg – €2400;
  • CHX – 855kg – €2360;
  • CHX – 810kg – €2340;
  • SIX – 720kg – €2320;
  • CHX – 805kg – €2300.

Stock Bulls:

  • SI – 995kg – €2180;
  • CH – 795kg – €2040.
Heifers over 300kg-400kgs:
  • LMX – 365kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1180;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1180;
  • CHX – 305kg – €1150;
  • LMX – 355kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1080;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1060.

Hefs from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 450kg – €1690;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 445kg – €1500;
  • 2 x CHX – 450kg – €1460;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1400.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 535kg – €2830;
  • CHX – 600kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 640kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 615kg – €1960
  • CHX – 590kg – €1950;
  • CHX – 620kg – €1880;
  • SHX – 600kg – €1860.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 285kg – €880;
  • CHX – 270kg – €860;
  • CHX – 280kg – €860;
  • LMX – 270kg – €850;
  • LMX – 275kg – €845;
  • LMX – 250kg – €830;
  • LMX – 255kg – €800.
Bullocks: 
  • LMX – 645kg – €2090;
  • LMX – 645kg – €2040;
  • LMX – 600kg – €1960;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1950;
  • SAX – 630kg – €1890;
  • LMX – 600kg – €1850;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1840;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1800.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €1050;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1020;
  • LMX – 295kg – €980;
  • LMX – 280kg – €980;
  • LMX – 290kg – €980;
  • LMX – 290kg – €980;
  • CHX – 270kg – €970;
  • LMX – 265kg – €970.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 370kg – €1380;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1370;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1270;
  • LMX – 355kg – €1250;
  • LMX – 350kg – €1230;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1200.

Bull weanlings from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 495kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1530;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1470;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1460;
  • CHX – 425kg – €1410;
  • LMX – 420kg – €1400;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1390;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1370.

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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