Lively trade for sheep at Kilkenny's first sale of 2020


George Candler reported a lively trade for sheep with up to €123 for lambs and up to €126 for cull ewes

Lively trade for sheep at Kilkenny's first sale of 2020

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George Candler reported a lively trade for sheep with up to €123 for lambs and up to €126 for cull ewes

Kilkenny Mart’s first sheep sale of 2020, which was held on Monday, January 6th, attracted some 400 entries, according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported a lively trade for all sheep with a top call of €123/head recorded for lambs, while cull ewes topped out at €126/head.

Butcher lambs - €2.03-€2.43/kg or €115-€123/head

  • X10 59kg - €120;

  • X20 55kg - €120;

  • X21 51kg - €123;

  • X13 49kg - €119.

Factory lambs - €2.20-€2.32/kg or €97-€105/head

  • X8 47kg - €105;

  • X10 46kg - €103;

  • X11 45kg - €99;

  • X12 44kg - €102.

Store lambs - €2.25-€2.41/kg or €70-€95/head

  • X8 40kg - €95;

  • X14 39kg - €93;

  • X8 37kg - €89;

  • X8 32kg - €73.

Other categories

  • Cast ewes - €42-€126/head

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