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Catherina Cunnane
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Cattle ‘harder sold except for top quality lots’ in Dowra

Farming News/Mart Reports – Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 29-07-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, a similar-sized entry of cattle crossed the scales at its most recent general cattle sale on Saturday, July 29th, 2023.

They reported that just over 300 cattle changed hands at the sale, “and overall, cattle were a bit harder sold, except for top quality lots”.

Dry cows soared to €2140 for a CHX weighing 825kg, while a LM bull made €2020, bullocks topped at €2,090 and heifers made up to €1,660.

Dowra Mart on 29-07-2023

Cull cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 825kg – €2140;
  • BBX – 800kg – €2130;
  • LMX – 795kg – €2050;
  • LMX – 770kg – €2000;
  • LMX – 750kg – €1960;
  • AAX – 745kg – €1960;
  • LMX – 705kg – €1940.

Stock bulls:

  •  LM – 950kg – €2020;
  •  CH – 955kg – €1940;
  •  CH – 950kg – €1880.

Heifers under 500kgs:

  • CHX – 495kg – €1380;
  • CHX – 460kg – €1300;
  • 2 x LMX – 415kg – €1260;
  • LMX – 410kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1160;
  • CHX – 375kg – €1150.

Hefs over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 585kg – €1660;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1650;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1620;
  • CHX – 560kg – €1600;
  • LMX – 530kg – €1510;
  • CHX – 520kg – €1500.

Bullocks under 400kgs:

  • 2 x SAX – 350kg – €1200;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1120;
  • SHX – 285kg – €1000;
  • LMX – 290kg – €950.

Bullocks under 600kgs:

  • CHX – 505kg – €1540;
  • CHX – 505kg – €1500;
  • LMX – 470kg – €1480;
  • CHX – 445kg – €1470;
  • SIX – 455kg – €1440;
  • LMX – 450kg – €1430.

Over 700kg bullocks:

  • HEX – 810kg – €2090;
  • AAX – 800kg – €2040;
  • HEX – 780kg – €1910;
  • AAX – 725kg – €1860;
  • AAX – 720kg – €1830.

Bull weanlings under 400kgs:

  • SAX – 350kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 355kg – €1030;
  • 2 x CHX – 355kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 295kg – €970.

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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