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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 to €2,500 and bullocks to €2,230 at Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 23-04-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just under 900 cattle changed hands at its cattle sale on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022.

They noted that trade was “still strong”, especially for heavy cattle, while lighter, quality types were also a “very strong” trade.

Heifers sold to €1,930, while dry cows fetched up to €2,500 (a price that was recorded twice) and bullocks made up to €2,230.

Dowra Mart 23-04-2022:

Store heifers from 400 – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 495kg – €1550;
  • 1 CHX – 480kg – €1500;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1490;
  • 1 CHX – 485kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1450;
  • 1 CHX – 485kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 460kg – €1380;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1310.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 635kg – €1930;
  • LMX – 620kg – €1910;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1850;
  • 1 CHX – 545kg – €1830;
  • CHX – 595kg – €1800;
  • 1 CHX – 570kg – €1790;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1660;
  • 1 CHX – 546kg – €1690.

Heifer weanlings under 300kgs:

  • 1 x BBX – 250kg – €1000;
  • 1 x LMX – 270kg – €960;
  • 2 x CHX – 290kg – €940;
  • 1 x LMX – 290kg – €920;
  • 1 x CHX – 275kg – €900;
  • 2 x CHX – 270kg – €890;
  • 1 x SAX – 265kg – €880;
  • 2 x CHX – 250kg – €860.

Heifer weanlings from 300 – 400kgs:

  • LMX – 385kg – €1250;
  • BBX – 335kg – €1200;
  • LMX – 325kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1170;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1150;
  • LMX – 360kg – €1120;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1110;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1100.
Store bullocks under 500kgs:
  • CHX – 480kg – €1510;
  • 1 CHX – 470kg – €1450;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1400;
  • 1 CHX – 440kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1310;
  • SIX – 460kg – €1280;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1250;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1240.

Bullocks over 600kgs:

  • 1 CHX – 660kg – €2230;
  • CHX – 690kg – €2180;
  • 1 CHX – 690kg – €2170;
  • CHX – 680kg – €2150;
  • SAX – 725kg – €2140;
  • SAX – 710kg – €2120;
  • CHX – 650kg – €2100;
  • 1 CHX – 630kg – €2010;
  • CHX – 610kg – €1950.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €910;
  • 1 CHX – 280kg – €890;
  • CHX – 270kg – €880;
  • 1 CHX – 260kg – €870;
  • LMX – 275kg – €860;
  • CHX – 280kg – €850;
  • LMX – 265kg – €850;
  • LMX – 250kg – €830.
Bull weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:
  • CHX – 365kg – €1180;
  • 1 CHX – 385kg – €1170;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1150;
  • 1 CHX – 345kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1150;
  • 1 CHX – 370kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1100;
  • 1 CHX – 310kg – €1090.

Bull weanlings from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 485kg – €1370;
  • CHX – 430kg – €1350;
  • 1 CHX – 455kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1310;
  • LMX – 420kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1290;
  • LMX – 425kg – €1270;
  • CHX – 400kg – €1240.
Dry cows under 600kgs:
  • LMX – 585kg – €1600;
  • 1 LMX – 570kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 520kg – €1500;
  • 1 LMX – 545kg – €1480;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1480;
  • 1 LMX – 580kg – €1460;
  • LMX – 550kg – €1440;
  • 1 LMX – 530kg – €1400.

Dry cows from 600kg to 700kgs:

  • LMX – 655kg – €1840;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 680kg – €1710;
  • LMX – 645kg – €1600;
  • LMX – 695kg – €1560;
  • FRX – 670kg – €1540;
  • LMX – 625kg – €1530;
  • AAX – 620kg – €1510.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 930kg – €2500;
  • 1 CHX – 870kg – €2500;
  • CHX – 890kg – €2440;
  • LMX – 870kg – €2380;
  • LMX – 830kg – €2340;
  • CHX – 835kg – €2300;
  • CHX – 760kg – €2240;
  • LMX – 775kg – €2210.

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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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