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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 €3,280 and bulls to €2,740 at Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 28-05-2022

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just over 550 cattle changed hands at its most recent cattle sale on Saturday, May 28th, 2022.

The spokesperson noted that the mart attained “new record prices again this week as trade continued to power ahead”.

Top of the town was a Belgian Blue cow, 845kg, at €3280, while the spokesperson noted that thirty of the heaviest lots on offer in this ring found new owners from between €2000 to €2900.

Dowra Mart 28-05-2022

Bullock prices

  • CHX – 595kg – €1840;
  • 1 CHX – 585kg – €1800;
  • CHX- 580kg – €1780;
  • 1 CHX – 565kg – €1750;
  • CHX – 515kg – €1710;
  • LMX – 525kg – €1650.

Heifer weanlings under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 290kg – €980;
  • LMX – 290kg – €950;
  • CHX – 270kg – €920;
  • LMX – 275kg – €915;
  • LMX – 250kg – €910;
  • HEX- 210kg – €670;
  • CHX – 275kg – €910;
  • LMX – 295kg – €950.

Heifer weanlings from 300- 400kgs:

  • BAX – 375kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1170;
  • 1 CHX – 375kg – €1170;
  • CHX – 305kg – €1120;
  • LMX – 345kg – €1120;
  • LMX – 325kg – €1060;
  • CHX – 325kg – €1010;
  • LMX – 327kg – €1060.

Heifers from 400- 500kgs:

  • LMX – 475kg – €1710;
  • BAX – 490kg – €1650;
  • CHX- 490kg – €1590;
  • LMX – 460kg – €1540;
  • LMX- 425kg – €1480;
  • LM – 425kg – €1470;
  • BBX- 415kg – €1370.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • LMX – 575kg – €1960;
  • CHX – 580kg – €1860;
  • CH – 550kg – €1810;
  • CHX- 555kg – €1790;
  • BAX – 500kg – €1720;
  • LMX – 510kg – €1720;
  • CHX – 510kg – €1680;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1660;
  • LMX – 510kg – €1610.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • 1 LMX – 285kg – €1080;
  • LMX – 270kg – €990;
  • 1 LMX – 275kg – €980;
  • LMX – 270kg – €980;
  • 1 LMX – 275kg – €960;
  • CHX – 285kg – €920;
  • CHX – 235kg – €850.
Bull weanlings from 300kg to 400kgs:
  • LMX – 350kg – €1220;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1190;
  • LMX – 330kg – €1070;
  • CHX – 305kg – €1070;
  • BBX – 325kg – €1050;
  • CHX – 310kg – €1040;
  • CHX – 310kg – €1000.

Bull weanlings from 400kg to 500kgs:

  • 2 x AAX – 480kg – €1480 each;
  • CHX – 455kg – €1450;
  • CHX – 485kg – €1430;
  • LMX – 475kg – €1420;
  • CHX – 425kg – €1340.

Dry cows under 600kgs:

  • SI – 570kg – €1770;
  • LMX – 570kg – €1750;
  • LM – 540kg – €1700;
  • LM – 530kg – €1640;
  • LMX – 525kg – €1630;
  • AAX – 510kg – €1560;
  • CH – 500kg – €1520.

Dry cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • SIX – 680kg – €2100;
  • LMX – 650kg – €2010;
  • CHX – 605kg – €1960;
  • HEX – 655kg – €1930;
  • CH – 655kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 680kg – €1900.

Dry cows over 700kgs:

  • BBX – 845kg – €3280;
  • CHX – 835kg – €2900;
  • CH – 875kg – €2850;
  • LMX – 820kg – €2680;
  • CH – 780kg – €2600;;
  • CHX – 815kg – €2600;
  • BAX – 730kg – €2550;
  • CHX – 830kg – €2540;
  • CHX – 770kg – €2520;
  • BAX – 705kg – €2500;
  • LMX – 725kg – €2380.

Stock bull prices

  • CHX bull – 1130kg – €2740;
  • PB LM bull – 980kg – €2400;
  • PB CH bull – 1010kg – €2060.

Cows with calves at foot:

  • LMX first-calver due in 2 weeks to PB CH bull – €2500;
  • 2019 born LMX cow with a LMX bull calf at foot – €2680;
  • 2015 born SIX cow with a LMX heifer calf at foot – €2400.

Other articles on That’s Farming:

Read a report from the previous week’s cattle sale

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

Mart reports 

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