Sheep easier by €5 - €7/head at Kilkenny


Some 520 lots were on offer, with a sluggish trade for lambs

Sheep easier by €5 - €7/head at Kilkenny

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Some 520 lots were on offer, with a sluggish trade for lambs

There was a “sluggish trade” for lambs at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, (June 24th) according to George Candler - the mart's auctioneer.

With approximately 520 lots on offer, most entries were reduced by €5 - €7/head compared to last week, he noted.

Butcher Lambs - €2.00 - €2.25/kilo or €106 - €115/head;

  • X20 54kg - €112 - €2.07/kg;

  • X10 52kg - €115 - €2.21/kg;

  • X12 51kg - €115 - €2.25/kg;

  • X21 49kg - €109 - 2.22/kg.

Factory Lambs - €2.20 - €2.42/Kg or €98 - €109/head;

  • X10 48kg - €108 - €2.25/kg;

  • X13 46kg - €107 - €2.33/kg;

  • X21 45kg - €109 - €2.42/kg;

  • X8 43kg - €109 - €2.33/kg.

Store Lambs - €2.20 - €2.35/kg or €85 - €96/head;

  • X8 42kg - €96 - €2.29/kg;
  • X12 41kg - €92 - €2.24/kg;

  • X20 40kg - €94 - €2.35/kg;

  • X12 38kg - €88 - €2.32/kg.

Other categories

  • Cast ewes - €60 - €133/head.

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