Fat lambs improve by €2-€3/head at Carnew


Lots 62kg reached a top call of €120, as exporters made their presence felt at the sheep sale.

Fat lambs improve by €2-€3/head at Carnew

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Lots 62kg reached a top call of €120, as exporters made their presence felt at the sheep sale.

Butcher and factory lambs improved by €2-€3/head as exporters competed for suitable lots at Thursday’s sale, according to David Quinn.

Some 2,850 sheep went under the hammer, with a top call of €120 paid for 62kg lambs.

All stores and cull ewes were similar in price to the previous week.

Lambs

  • Over 50Kg €108 -€120;
  • 45 – 49 Kg €97-€111;
  • 40 – 44 Kg €83-€99;
  • 35 – 39 Kg €71-€87;
  • Under 35kg €58-€78.

Other categories

  • Cull Ewes €55-€114;
  • Hogget ewes €130-€162;
  • Older Breeding Ewes €85-€130;
  • Breeding Rams €150 - €400.

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