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WATCH: Lambs make up to €3/kg at Kenmare


There was an “exceptional trade” at the mart’s sheep sale according to Dan McCarthy; a lamb weighing 35kgs fetched €95.

WATCH: Lambs make up to €3/kg at Kenmare

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There was an “exceptional trade” at the mart’s sheep sale according to Dan McCarthy; a lamb weighing 35kgs fetched €95.

Dan McCarthy – Kenmare Co-op Mart Manager – said there was “an exceptional trade” at Monday’s sheep sale, with lambs pushing up to €3/kg liveweight.

Lambs

  • 35kgs - €95;
  • 35kgs - €82;
  • 30kg - €88;
  • 44kg - €95;
  • 42kg - €98;
  • 47kg - €96;
  • 27kg - €69;
  • 34kg - €84;
  • 22kg - €59.50;
  • 25kg - €61;
  • 30kg - €90;
  • 36kg - €84.50;
  • 33kg - €87;
  • 40kg - €98;
  • 29kg - €80.

Ewes

  • 57kg - €68;
  • 56kg - €70;
  • 46kg - €40;
  • 45kg - €60;
  • 30kg - €38.

Older Ewes

  • 50kg - €50;
  • 49kg - €43
  • 36kg - €27;
  • 54kg - €54.

Factory Rams – Over 60 lots on offer; these ranged from €30-€85.

Speaking following the sale, the mart manager said: “My advice is that if you have sheep to sell, now is the time to sell them, not to be keeping them until the summer.”

Image source: Kenmare Co-op Mart \ Facebook.

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