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Catherina Cunnane
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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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Charolais & Limousin dominate all rings in Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 29-04-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, over 750 lots changed hands at its cattle sale on Saturday, April 29th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

The spokesperson noted that “trade continued to power ahead for all classes of cattle”.

Cull cows soared to €2750 for a LMX cow weighing 905kg, while a pedigree CH stock bull weighing 1175kg – €2840.

In the other rings, A LMX bull weanling weighing 325kg peaked at €1370, while a CHX bullock weighing 595kg maxed out at €1920 and a CHX heifer weighing 690kg – sold for €2,200.

Dowra Mart 29-04-2023

Cull cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • LMX – 585kg – €1740;
  • SAX – 590kg – €1730;
  • SIX – 580kg – €1600;
  • LMX – 505kg – €1500;
  • AAX – 580kg – €1490;
  • SIX – 540kg – €1460.
  • LMX – 5875kg – €1450

Dry cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

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  • CHX – 635kg – €2070;
  • AUX – 695kg – €1960;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1930;
  • LMX – 630kg – €1920;
  • LMX – 600kg – €1920;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1900.

Cull cows over 700kgs:

  • LMX – 905kg – €2750;
  • CHX – 865kg – €2620;
  • SAX – 850kg – €2500;
  • LMX – 835kg – €2430;
  • CHX – 820kg – €2400;
  • CHX – 825kg – €2380;
  • LMX – 740kg – €2340;
  • LMX – 800kg – €2300;
  • CHX – 830kg – €2300.
Heifers from 400kg – 500kgs:
  • CHX – 465kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 490kg – €1620;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1620;
  • CHX – 485kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 485kg – €1460;
  • AAX – 445kg – €1460;
  • LMX – 475kg – €1440;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1400.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 690kg – €2200;
  • CHX – 660kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 625kg – €1900;
  • SHX – 680kg – €1900;
  • AAX – 570kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 650kg – €1700;
  • AAX – 560kg – €1650.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 270kg – €1050;
  • CHX – 260kg – €1030;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1020;
  • CHX – 280kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 285kg – €990;
  • CHX – 285kg – €980;
  • CHX – 290kg – €960;
  • LMX – 290kg – €950.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 375kg – €1450;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1380;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1370;
  • LMX – 325kg – €1370;
  • LM – 390kg – €1360;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1320;
  • CHX – 320kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 315kg – €1290;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1280;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1270.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1040;
  • LMX – 280kg – €1030;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1030;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1020;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1020;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1010;
  • CHX – 275kg – €960.
Heifers over 300kg-400kgs:
  • LMX – 395kg – €1440;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1390;
  • LMX – 395kg – €1380;
  • LMX – 375kg – €1360;
  • LMX – 395kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 390kg – €1280;
  • LMX – 395kg – €1260;
  • LMX – 350kg – €1260.

Bullocks under 500kgs:

  • CHX – 495kg – €1650;
  • LMX – 460kg – €1610;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1610;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1520;
  • CHX – 475kg – €1510;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1510;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1490.

Bullocks over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 730kg – €2040;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1940;
  • LMX – 625kg – €1930;
  • CHX – 595kg – €1920.

Stock Bulls:

  • CH – 1175kg – €2840;
  • CH – 830kg – €2400.

Previous week’s cattle prices

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 

You can read more mart reports on That’s Farming

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