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Mart Report: Charolais proves to be the king and queen of the ring in Dowra

Dorwa Mart – Cattle Prices – 01-04-2023

According to a spokesperson for Dowra Mart, over 770 lots changed hands at its most recent cattle sale on Saturday, April 1st, 2023.

They noted that “trade continued to power ahead for all classes of cattle”.

Dry cows topped out at €2900 for a CHX weighing 1005kg, while a CH bull, which crossed the scales at 1245kg, changed hands for €3180.

A CHX heifer weighing 655kg – €2180, and a CHX bullock weighing 700kg made €2,000.

Dowra Mart 01-04-2023

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kgs:

  • HEX – 580kg – €1670;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1650;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 565kg – €1560;
  • FRX – 595kg – €1520;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1480.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 695kg – €2130;
  • CHX – 675kg – €2070;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1980;
  • LMX – 630kg – €1960;
  • LMX – 660kg – €1940;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1900.

Cull cows over 700kgs:

  • CHX – 1005kg – €2900;
  • PTX – 815kg – €2360;
  • LMX – 735kg – €2210;
  • LMX – 760kg – €2200;
  • CHX – 750kg – €2190;
  • CHX – 800kg – €2180;
  • BBX – 730kg – €2160.

Dry cows from 500kg to 600kg:

  • HEX – 580kg – €1670;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1650;
  • LMX – 580kg – €1580;
  • CHX – 565kg – €1560;
  • FRX – 595kg – €1520;
  • LMX – 585kg – €1480.

Cull cows from 600kg – 700kgs:

  • LMX – 695kg – €2130;
  • CHX – 675kg – €2070;
  • LMX – 690kg – €1980;
  • LMX – 630kg – €1960;
  • LMX – 660kg – €1940;
  • LMX – 640kg – €1900.

Dry cows:

  • CHX – 1005kg – €2900;
  • PTX – 815kg – €2360;
  • LMX – 735kg – €2210;
  • LMX – 760kg – €2200;
  • CHX – 750kg – €2190;
  • CHX – 800kg – €2180;
  • BBX – 730kg – €2160.
Hefs over 300kg-400kgs:
  • CHX – 395kg – €1430;
  • CHX – 365kg – €1350;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1330;
  • CHX – 395kg – €1320;
  • LMX – 360kg – €1320;
  • LMX – 370kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1300.
Heifers from 400kg – 500kgs:
  • CHX – 480kg – €1630;
  • CHX – 495kg – €1630;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 440kg – €1570;
  • AAX – 495kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 455kg – €1560;
  • LMX – 455kg – €1550;
  • SAX – 480kg – €1550;
  • LMX – 490kg – €1540.

Heifers over 500kgs:

  • CHX – 655kg – €2180;
  • CHX – 655kg – €1980;
  • CHX – 590kg – €1980;
  • CHX – 620kg – €1970;
  • CHX – 595kg – €1900;
  • CHX – 600kg – €1890;
  • CHX – 575kg – €1840.

Bullocks under 500kgs:

  • 3 x AAX – 495kg – €1460;
  • 3 x AAX – 485kg – €1420;
  • LMX – 435kg – €1350;
  • 2 x AAX – 455kg – €1350;
  • PTX – 435kg – €1350.

Bullocks over 600kgs:

  • CHX – 700kg – €2200;
  • CHX – 660kg – €2060;
  • CHX – 665kg – €2040;
  • CHX – 645kg – €2030.

Stock bulls:

  •  CH – 1245kg – €3180;
  •  AA – 1145kg – €2880;
  •  SI – 790kg – €2200.

Bull weanlings under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 295kg – €1200;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1130;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1120;
  • LMX – 295kg – €1090;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1070;
  • CHX – 295kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 265kg – €1000;
  • CHX – 285kg – €990;
  • CHX – 290kg – €980;
  • LMX – 280kg – €980.

B weanlings from 300kg – 400kgs:

  • CHX – 320kg – €1370;
  • CHX – 390kg – €1360;
  • CHX – 385kg – €1360;
  • LMX – 385kg – €1350;
  • LMX – 380kg – €1340;
  • LMX – 360kg – €1310;
  • CHX – 335kg – €1300;
  • LMX – 390kg – €1300;
  • CHX – 380kg – €1300.

Bull weanling heifers under 300kgs:

  • LMX – 290kg – €1150;
  • CHX – 285kg – €1140;
  • CHX – 275kg – €1110;
  • CHX – 295kg – €1060;
  • LMX – 290kg – €1040;
  • HEX – 280kg – €1030;
  • CHX – 280kg – €1010;
  • LMX – 250kg – €1005.

B weanlings from 400kg – 500kgs:

  • CHX – 480kg – €1600;
  • CHX – 490kg – €1570;
  • CHX – 480kg – €1560;
  • LMX – 440kg – €1510;
  • CHX – 450kg – €1490;
  • CHX – 465kg – €1480.

Bull weanlings over 500kgs:  

  • CHX – 730kg – €2200;
  • CHX – 670kg – €2100;
  • CHX – 605kg – €1870;
  • CHX – 650kg – €1740;
  • LMX – 505kg – €1660;
  • CHX – 530kg – €1630.

In-calf

  • PB SI first-calver due on April 11th, 2023 to AI LM – €2350

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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