'The sheep ran out before the money did'


"A much sharper trade all-round" - Candler

'The sheep ran out before the money did'

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"A much sharper trade all-round" - Candler

There was a "much sharper trade all-round" at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday, (June 10th) according to George Candler - the mart's auctioneer.

“Wholesalers’ butchers and factory agents were active,” he said.

Butcher lambs made from €115 to €126/head or €2.25-€2.45/kg

  • X10 55kg - €126;

  • X26 52kg - €125;

  • X14 50kg - €120;

  • X12 49kg - €119.

Factory lambs sold from €105 to €118/head or €2.50-€2.61/kg

  • X18 46kg - €118;

  • X18 44kg - €115;

  • X14 43kg - €109;

  • X10 42 - €106.

Other Categories

  • Cast ewes - €51 to €154/head.

Dairy Stock

  • Freshly-calved Friesians - €1170 to €1500;

  • Friesian maiden heifers - €750 to €850/head.

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