‘Buoyant’ sheep trade at Kilkenny


“Numbers still remaining limited" - Candler

‘Buoyant’ sheep trade at Kilkenny

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“Numbers still remaining limited" - Candler

Some 450 entries went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday, November 25th, according to George Candler.

“Numbers still remaining limited but trade for all sheep was buoyant with a top call of €116 with cull ewes peaking at €126 resulting in a 100% clearance.” the mart’s auctioneer explained.

Butcher lambs - €1.97-€2.22/kg or €103-€116/head:

  • X13 59kg - €116 - €1.97/kg;

  • X8 46kg - €101 - €2.20/kg;

  • X8 44kg - €96 - €2.18/kg;

  • X14 50kg - €111 - €2.22/kg.

Factory lambs - €2.05-€2.25/kg or €90-€105/head:

  • X14 47kg - €105 - €2.23/kg;

  • X8 46kg - €101 - €2.20/kg;

  • X8 44kg - €96 - €2.18/kg;

  • X12 43kg - €90 – €2.09/kg.

Store lambs - €2.05-€2.25/kg or €65-€87/head:

  • X9 41kg - €85 - €2.07/kg;

  • X10 37kg - €83 - €2.24/kg;

  • X8 36kg - €80 - €2.22/kg;

  • X6 32kg - €68 - €2.13/kg.

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Cast ewes - €46-€126/head

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