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Dowra Mart: Cull cows to €2,720 & bullocks to €2,500 as ‘trade powers ahead’

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 22-04-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, over 800 lots changed hands at Saturday’s (April 22nd, 2023) cattle sale.

They reported that trade “continued to power ahead for all classes of cattle,” with prices to €2,720 for an AAX in the cull cow ring, while a PB LM stock bull – €2,240 and bull weanlings maxed out at €950.

Meanwhile, bullocks hit €2500, while €2,140 was the highest call recorded in the heifer ring on Saturday.

Dowra Mart 22-04-2023

Heifers from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 480kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 465kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 400kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1460;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1450;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1430.

Hefs over 500kgs:

  • LMX – 665kg – €2140;
  • LMX – 640kg – €2130;
  • CHX – 710kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 680kg – €2010;
  • 2 x LMX – 570kg – €1910;
  • HEX – 650kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 560kg – €1880.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • 2 x CHX – 290kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 295kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1040;
  • LMX – 285kg – €1030;
  • LMX – 285kg – €1020;
  • LMX – 280kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 250kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1000.
Heifers over 300kg -400kgs:
  • LMX – 390kg – €1580;
  • LMX – 375kg – €1410;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1360;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 395kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1320;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1300.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 270kg – €1070;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1060;
  • LMX – 285kg – €1030;
  • LMX – 280kg – €1030;
  • LMX – 295kg – €1020;
  • CHX – 290kg – €990;
  • CHX – 280kg – €990;
  • SAX – 275kg – €980;
  • CHX – 285kg – €970.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 380kg – €1380;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1360;
  • LMX – 390kg – €1350;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 385kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 365kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 355kg – €1260.

Bullocks under 500kgs:

  • CHX – 445kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1540;
  • LMX – 475kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1500;
  • BBX – 490kg – €1480;
  • LMX – 410kg – €1480.

Entries from 500kg – 600kgs:

  • LMX – 575kg – €1840;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1830;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1780;
  • 3 x LMX – 560kg – €1760;
  • SAX – 520kg – €1680.

Bullocks over 600kgs:

  • LMX – 810kg – €2540;
  • CHX – 760kg – €2500;
  • CHX – 770kg – €2500;
  • CHX – 785kg – €2500;
  • CHX – 710kg – €2380;
  • CHX – 680kg – €2330.

Stock bulls:

  • LM – 820kg – €2240

In-calf & cows with calves at foot:

  • LMX first calver with a LMX heifer calf at foot – €2720;
  • CHX first calver with a CHX heifer calf at foot – €2060;
  • SIX in-calf due in 2 weeks to PB CH bull – €1660.

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • SAX – 550kg – €1740;
  • LMX – 595kg – €1690;
  • SAX – 535kg – €1680;
  • SAX – 560kg – €1670;
  • SAX – 580kg – €1660;
  • LMX – 550kg – €1660;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1610.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 685kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 685kg – €1920;
  • LMX – 685kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 620kg – €1890;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1880;
  • LMX – 630kg – €1870.

Cows over 700kgs:

  • AAX – 885kg – €2720;
  • CHX – 850kg – €2580;
  • CHX – 825kg – €2560;
  • SIX – 825kg – €2500;
  • CHX – 780kg – €2400;
  • CHX – 795kg – €2400;
  • CHX – 810kg – €2380;
  • CHX – 770kg – €2340;
  • SIX – 780kg – €2300.

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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