€660 for rams at Kilkenny


George Candler reported a steady trade for most types. With additional purchasers present, breeding ewes pushed up to €168.

€660 for rams at Kilkenny

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George Candler reported a steady trade for most types. With additional purchasers present, breeding ewes pushed up to €168.

Some 720 entries went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Tuesday (September, 10th).

The mart’s auctioneer - George Candler - noted that most types met with a steady trade.

Additional purchasers acquired breeding ewes, with a top call of €168 recorded.

Butcher Lambs - €1.85-€2.08/kg

  • 14 - 59kg - €110;
  • 26 - 53lg - €109’
  • 10 - 51kg - €104;
  • 10 - 49kg - €102.

Factory Lambs - €2.05-€2.13/kg

  • 25 - 48kg - €102;
  • 10 - 47kg - €100;
  • 12 - 46kg - €95;
  • 10 - 45kg - €94.

Store Lambs - €2.00-2.14/kg

  • 13 - 40kg - €82;
  • 12 - 39kg - €80;
  • 10 - 37kg - €79;
  • 8 - 36kg - €77.

Other Categories

  • Cast Ewes - €48-€115/head;
  • Breeding Hoggets - €150-€168/head;
  • Breeding Rams - pedigree Charollais rams - €200-€660/head.

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