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Prices max out at €2,800 in ‘steady’ trade at Dowra

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 20-05-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just shy of 550 lots came under the hammer at its general cattle sale on Saturday, May 20th, 2023.

They reported that trade was “steady; however, heavier cattle in both rings were slightly dearer this week”.

Cull cows soared to €2710 for a CHX weighing 910kg, while a CH stock bull maxed out at €2520.

In the other rings, a CHX bullock weighing 650kg found a new owner at €2140, while a BBX bull weanling weighing 550kg found a new owner at €2280 and a LMX cow with a heifer calf at foot sold for €2800.

Previous week’s mart report: Charolais is king of the ring in Dowra topping 5 price categories

Dowra Mart on 20-05-2023

Dry cows Sold from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • BBX – 580kg – €1740;
  • HEX – 550kg – €1590;
  • SAX – 595kg – €1490;
  • LMX – 520kg – €1460;
  • AAX – 590kg – €1440.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kg:

  • CHX – 675kg – €2020;
  • LMX – 695kg – €1960;
  • LMX – 670kg – €1900;
  • LMX – 670kg – €1850;
  • SIX – 680kg – €1840;
  • SIX – 645kg – €1830.

Dry cows over 700kg:

  • CHX – 910kg – €2710;
  • LMX – 910kg – €2680;
  • SAX – 835kg – €2420;
  • SIX – 830kg – €2400;
  • CHX – 810kg – €2380;
  • LMX – 755kg – €2260;
  • LMX – 730kg – €2190;
  • CHX – 740kg – €2180;
  • CHX – 765kg – €2150;
  • CHX – 705kg – €2050.

Bullocks under 500kgs:

  • CHX – 490kg – €1580
  • CHX – 470kg – €1530
  • LMX – 455kg – €1500
  • CHX – 465kg – €1480
  • CHX – 475kg – €1430

Bullocks over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 650kg – €2140
  • LMX – 630kg – €2100
  • LMX – 610kg – €2100
  • CHX – 655kg – €2060
  • LMX – 650kg – €2060
  • CHX – 700kg – €2000

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 275kg – €990;
  • SAX – 270kg – €960.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 355kg – €1400;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1240;
  • SIX – 350kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 300kg – €1130.

Bull weanlings from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 460kg – €1540;
  • LMX – 445kg – €1460;
  • SIX – 445kg – €1380;
  • CHX – 445kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1320.

Bull weanlings over 500kgs:

  • BBX – 550kg – €2280;
  • CHX – 685kg – €2060;
  • SIX – 555kg – €1720.

Weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €1095;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1040;
  • LMX – 295kg – €1015;
  • CHX – 290kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 275kg – €985;
  • CHX – 290kg – €970.

Weanling hefs from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • LMX – 360kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 360kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1225;
  • SAX – 360kg – €1220;
  • PTX – 365kg – €1200.

Heifers from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 490kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1410;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1400;
  • LMX – 420kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 420kg – €1340.

Stock Bulls:

  • CH – 1055kg Sold €2520;
  • CH – 865kg – €1500.

Cow with calves at foot:

  • LMX cow with a SHX heifer calf at foot – €2800;
  • CHX cow with a heifer calf at foot – €2440.

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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