Heifers top out at €1,470 at Dowra

“Trade was similar to previous weeks with good quality lots meeting keen demand; plainer cattle proved harder sold."

Heifers reach €1,680 at Dowra

Strong demand for quality store heifers and weanling bulls

Strong trade for quality lots at Dowra

“Plainer cattle proved harder sold, especially in the heifer ring.”

Weanling heifers top out at €1,470 at Dowra

Pictures & Prices: “Even the plainer cattle were a lot easier sold.”

Dry cows sell to €1,800 at Dowra

“Plainer cattle again proved very hard sold, plain bulls, in particular.”

Strong trade for quality types at Dowra

“Quality cattle were a very strong trade while plainer cattle proved harder sold especially bull weanlings.”

Suckler pairings reached €2,310 at Dowra

“Plainer cattle proved harder sold, but quality lots sold well, especially store and weanling heifers.”

Heifers reach €1,575 at Dowra

“A slightly smaller sale with more plainer-types on offer”

Cull cows reach €1,580 at Dowra

“Another very big sale of cattle with a strong trade for the quality lots, but plainer cattle proved harder sold”

Over 800 lots on offer at Dowra

"Trade was similar to last week with quality lots very much in demand"

Heifers reach €1,800 at Dowra

“Heavy dry cows remained a sluggish trade but store cows were a sharper trade”

Stickier trade for bull weanlings at Dowra

Heifers and heifer weanlings remained a very strong trade; another large entry of cattle went under the hammer.

Strong farmer demand for forward store bullocks at Dowra

“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”

€2,350 for suckler team at Dowra

“The quality lots still very much in demand and more farmers to buy some of the heavier lots”

Out-of-spec cattle harder sold at Dowra

Another large entry of cattle, with a “very strong trade” for quality lots according to a mart spokesperson.

Strong demand for quality bullocks at Dowra

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.

Strong demand for weanlings and store heifers at Dowra

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.

Cull cows sell to €1,590 at Dowra

“Prices improved again all across the board, with quality lots making some exceptional prices. Dry cows also met an improved trade”

Lively trade for quality lots at Dowra

“Plainer lots in all categories proved harder sold, while dry cows also were harder sold, except for a few top beef cows”

€1,730 for cull cow at Dowra

This 825kg CH cull was knocked down at €1,730. “A good show of dry cows saw improved prices for the top-quality lots”