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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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Full Highland fold for the hammer at Dowra Mart

Dowra Mart will play host to a full dispersal sale of Highland cattle at its upcoming cattle sale on Saturday, July 16th, 2022.

A selection of orange, grey, and black pedigree registered Highland cattle – females and one male – will come under the hammer at its general weekly cattle sale.

According to the spokesperson, the sale will include:

  • One pedigree Highland bull;
  • Black pedigree cow;
  • Grey pedigree heifer;
  • Red pedigree heifer;
  • Red cow – had one calf.

The spokesperson noted: “All cows and heifers have been running with the bull. To register for online sales this week, download the MartEye App or follow the link – http://dowra.marteye.ie

“If you are a new customer to Dowra, you must call the mart office on 0719643049,” the spokesperson noted.



Last week’s cattle prices at Dowra

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, trade “remained” steady for all categories at its latest cattle sale on Saturday, July 9th, 2022.

The spokesperson noted that a “slightly” smaller entry went under the hammer with prices to €2,480 in the cull cow ring, €2,200 in the bullock ring and €2,200 in the heifer ring.

Cull cow prices:

  • LMX – 545kg – €1570;
  • LMX – 520kg – €1560;
  • LMX – 510kg – €1480;
  • SIX – 475kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1890;
  • LM – 665kg – €1780;
  • SIX – 645kg – €1710;
  • BBX – 605kg – €1640;
  • LMX – 780kg – €2480;
  • PTX – 770kg – €2350;
  • PTX – 840kg – €2270;
  • CHX – 715kg – €1990;
  • LMX – 755kg – €1950;
  • LM – 730kg – €1930.

Heifer prices:

  • CHX – 465kg – €1315;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1250;
  • CHX – 470kg – €1240;
  • CHX – 420kg – €1150.
  • 1 CHX – 620kg – €1860;
  • SIX- 590kg – €1770;
  • CHX- 580kg – €1760;
  • CHX – 570kg – €1740.

Bullock prices:

  • CHX – 810kg – €2200;
  • CHX – 690kg – €2140;
  • CHX – 710kg – €2140;
  • LMX – 530kg – €1670;
  • LMX – 505kg – €1560.

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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