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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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Dry cows top at €2,310 at Dowra Mart

Dowra Mart – Cattle Prices – 24-06-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, under 300 cattle changed hands at its most recent cattle sale on Saturday, June 24th, 2023, writes farming journalist, Catherina Cunnane.

Top of the town at €2,310 was a CHX dry cow, weighing 850kg, while a SHX cow weighing 805kg changed hands for €2240.

Meanwhile, in the stock bull ring, a LM, weighing 930kg, made €2200.

Read a report on www.thatsfarming.com from the previous week’s sale: Charolais dominates Dowra with €2,560 bull & €2,270 dry cow

Dowra Mart on 24-06-2023

Cull cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • CHX – 575kg – €1470;
  • LMX – 565kg – €1390;
  • SIX – 595kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 595kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 515kg – €1350.

Dry cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • CHX – 680kg – €1960;
  • LMX – 695kg – €1900;
  • HEX – 655kg – €1770;
  • LMX – 670kg – €1760;
  • CHX – 665kg – €1730.

Cull cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 850kg – €2310;
  • SHX – 805kg – €2240;
  • CHX – 820kg – €2200;
  • SIX – 790kg – €2200;
  • LMX – 810kg – €2190;
  • SAX – 770kg – €2150;
  • CHX – 785kg – €2140;
  • BBX – 750kg – €2050;
  • LMX – 775kg – €2050.

Weanling heifers under 400kgs:

  • LMX – 390kg – €1255;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1220;
  • LMX – 390kg – €1180;
  • LMX – 345kg – €1170;
  • LMX – 365kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 350kg – €1150;
  • LMX – 320kg – €1100;
  • CHX – 340kg – €1080.

Heifers under 600kgs:

  • CHX – 675kg – €1880;
  • CHX – 655kg – €1850;
  • LMX – 620kg – €1820;
  • CHX – 605kg – €1810;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1750;
  • LMX – 515kg – €1600.

Stock Bulls:

  •  LM – 930kg – €2200;
  •  CH – 850kg – €2100.

Bull weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • LMX – 395kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 370kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 345kg – €1300.

Bull weanlings from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • LMX – 420kg – €1580;
  • LMX – 425kg – €1560;
  • LMX – 425kg – €1430.
Previous week

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, just under 300 cattle crossed the scales at the previous Saturday’s sale, which took place on June 17th, 2023.

They reported that dry cows topped at €2270 for a CHX, weighing 830kg, while a CH bull, weighing 860kg, made €2,560.

Elsewhere, a PB AA bull weighing 590kg fetched €2100, and a CHX heifer weanling weighing 430kg went under the hammer at €1580.

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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