articles about dowra-mart
“Trade was similar to previous weeks with good quality lots meeting keen demand; plainer cattle proved harder sold."
Strong demand for quality store heifers and weanling bulls
“Plainer cattle proved harder sold, especially in the heifer ring.”
Pictures & Prices: “Even the plainer cattle were a lot easier sold.”
“Plainer cattle again proved very hard sold, plain bulls, in particular.”
“Quality cattle were a very strong trade while plainer cattle proved harder sold especially bull weanlings.”
“Plainer cattle proved harder sold, but quality lots sold well, especially store and weanling heifers.”
“A slightly smaller sale with more plainer-types on offer”
“Another very big sale of cattle with a strong trade for the quality lots, but plainer cattle proved harder sold”
"Trade was similar to last week with quality lots very much in demand"
“Heavy dry cows remained a sluggish trade but store cows were a sharper trade”
Heifers and heifer weanlings remained a very strong trade; another large entry of cattle went under the hammer.
“Another very big sale of cattle met a strong trade for the fancy store heifers and weanling heifers but the bull calves proved harder sold except for a few very fancy lots”
“The quality lots still very much in demand and more farmers to buy some of the heavier lots”
Another large entry of cattle, with a “very strong trade” for quality lots according to a mart spokesperson.
Some “exceptional prices” were recorded for good quality store heifers and weanlings, while weanling bulls were a steady trade. Dry cows were a slightly easier trade.
Heifer weanlings hit €1,280, heifers sold to €1,635, bull weanlings peaked at €1,250, dry cows topped out at €1,600, stock bulls made up to €1,840 and bullocks realised €1,745.
“Prices improved again all across the board, with quality lots making some exceptional prices. Dry cows also met an improved trade”
“Plainer lots in all categories proved harder sold, while dry cows also were harder sold, except for a few top beef cows”