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Dowra: Bullocks to €2,600 & dry cows to €2,360 in ‘strong trade’

Mart Reports/ Farming News on That’s Farming – Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 02-09-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just over 400 lots changed hands at its most recent cattle sale on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023.

The spokesperson reported that “trade remained strong for all classes of cattle, especially quality lots in both rings”.

At Saturday’s sale, cull cows pushed up to €2360 for a CHX weighing 890kg, while a 1015kg bullock climbed to €2600.

In the weanling rings, a BBX bull weighing 365kg sold for €1480 and a CHX heifer weighing 600kg topped at €1880, while a 2017 born CHX cow with a CHX bull calf found a new owner at €2130.

Compare to the previous week’s prices: Report: Dry cows to €2,350 & heifers to €2,190 in Dowra

Dowra Mart on 02-09-2023

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 285kg – €1100;
  • LMX – 290kg – €900;
  • LMX – 255kg – €850;
  • BBX – 270kg – €840;
  • LMX – 270kg – €810;
  • CHX – 220kg – €740.

B weanlings from 300 – 400kgs:

  • BBX – 365kg – €1480;
  • LMX – 360kg – €1140;
  • LMX – 385kg – €1130;
  • CHX – 315kg – €1120;
  • BBX – 320kg – €1050;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1030.

Bull weanlings from 400 – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 480kg Sold for €1530;
  • LMX – 415kg Sold for €1390;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 415kg – €1300.

Dry cows from 600 – 700kgs:

  • SIX – 680kg – €2010;
  • SAX – 695kg – €1820;
  • LMX – 675kg – €1800;
  • CHX – 650kg – €1800;
  • LMX – 650kg – €1770;
  • LMX – 670kg – €1720;
  • LMX – 615kg – €1710.

Cull cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 890kg – €2360;
  • SIX – 810kg – €2230;
  • CHX – 785kg – €2180;
  • CHX – 755kg – €2150;
  • LMX – 745kg – €2130;
  • LMX – 700kg – €2120;
  • LMX – 800kg – €2100;
  • SIX – 760kg – €2070;
  • LMX – 740kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 730kg – €1990;
  • LMX – 710kg – €1990.

Heavy aged bullocks:

  • CHX – 1015kg – €2600;
  • CHX – 1045kg – €2600;
  • LMX – 1005kg – €2600;
  • CHX – 905kg – €2580.

Bullocks from 400 – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 470kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1510;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1480;
  • CHX – 485kg – €1440;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1340.

Bullocks from 500 – 600kgs:

  • LMX – 545kg – €1620;
  • CHX – 515kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1590;
  • CHX – 525kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 520kg – €1550;
  • CHX – 510kg – €1520.

Entries over 600kgs:

  • CHX – 785kg – €2440;
  • LMX – 800kg – €2330;
  • CHX – 770kg – €2330;
  • CHX – 785kg – €2280;
  • CHX – 695kg – €2150;
  • LMX – 665kg – €2080;
  • LMX – 680kg – €2040;
  • CHX – 645kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1940;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1940.

Heifer weanlings under 300kgs:

  • CHX – 295kg – €955;
  • LMX – 285kg – €870;
  • LMX – 250kg – €860;
  • CHX – 285kg – €830;
  • LMX – 265kg – €795;
  • BBX – 220kg – €740.

Hef weanlings from 300kg to 400kgs:

  • LMX – 385kg – €1160;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 330kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1060;
  • CHX – 345kg – €1005;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 300kg – €940.

Entries from 400 – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 485kg – €1470;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1370;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1330;
  • LMX – 425kg – €1290;
  • CHX – 415kg – €1240.

Hefs from 600 – 700kgs:

  • CHX – 670kg – €2000;
  • CHX – 675kg – €1980;
  • CHX – 655kg – €1930;
  • CHX – 640kg – €1910;
  • CHX – 635kg – €1890;
  • CHX – 600kg – €1880;
  • CHX – 600kg – €1820;
  • LMX – 610kg – €1820.
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