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‘All cattle harder sold’ in Dowra with highs of €2,300 on Saturday

Farming News/Mart Reports on That’s Farming – Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 05-08-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, a slightly smaller of just 290 cattle changed hands at its most recent cattle sale on Saturday, August 5th, 2023.

A spokesperson reported that “all cattle were harder sold” with highs of €2160 for a 790kg CHX dry cow, while heifers topped at €2050 for a LMX weighing 705kg and in the stock bull ring, prices reached €2,300 for a pedigree Aberdeen Angus.

Read a report from the previous week’s sale: Cattle ‘harder sold except for top quality lots’ in Dowra

Dowra Mart on 05-08-2023

Cull cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 790kg – €2160;
  • BBX – 790kg – €1940;
  • CHX – 785kg – €1950;
  • CHX – 775kg – €2140;
  • CH – 750kg – €2000;
  • BBX – 790kg – €1960;
  • LMX – 730kg – €1930;
  • LMX – 710kg – €1960;
  • LMX – 715kg – €1910;
  • CH – 710kg – €1910.

Dry cows over 600kgs:

  • LMX – 655kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 685kg – €1750;
  • SHX – 680kg – €1740;
  • LMX – 650kg – €1730;
  • CHX – 690kg – €1700;
  • LMX – 615kg – €1640;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1620;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1600.

Cull cows over 500kgs:

  • LMX – 580kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 545kg – €1360;
  • SHX – 595kg – €1350;
  • LM – 550kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 555kg – €1340.

Heifers under 500kgs:

  • CHX – 495kg – €1340;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1370;
  • CH – 435kg – €1220;
  • CHX – 410kg – €1150;
  • CH – 415kg – €1130;
  • CHX – 405kg – €1150.

Heifers over 600kgs:

  • LMX – 705kg – €2050;
  • CHX – 675kg – €1980;
  • CHX – 670kg – €1950;
  • SAX – 670kg – €1940;
  • CH – 650kg – €1870;
  • CHX – 655kg – €1850;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1780;
  • CHX – 610kg – €1720.

Heifers from 300-400kgs:

  • CHX – 375kg – €1130;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1020;
  • LMX- 390kg – €1020;
  • BBX- 345kg – €990;
  • SAX – 330kg – €980.

Bull weanlings under 400kgs:

  • LMX- 390kg – €1170;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1110;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1070;
  • LM – 310kg – €1080;
  • LMX – 300kg – €980.

Bullocks under 500kg:

  • CHX – 350kg – €1400;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 285kg – €1390;
  • 3 x CHX – 290kg – €1370;
  • LMX – 350kg – €1360.

Bullocks over 600kgs:

  • HEX – 720kg – €1750;
  • LMX – 620kg – €1740;
  • AAX – 635kg – €1600;
  • 4 x LMX – 575kg – €1650;
  • CHX – 500kg – €1540.

Stock Bulls

  •  AA – 1110kg – €2300 {‘16 born};
  •  CH – 1090kg – €2200 {‘17 born};
  •  LM – 860kg – €1980 {‘19 born}.

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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