Monday, November 18th saw some 380 sheep go under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart, according to George Candler.
“A smaller sheep of sheep resulted in another full clearance with a top call of €109 for lambs with cull ewes peaking at €114.”
“All numbers of sheep a bit smaller this week with a good firm trade for all lots.”
Butcher lambs - €2.00-€2.12/kg or €100-€109/head;
- X10 55kg - €109 - €1.98/kg;
- X10 53kg - €107 - €2.02/kg;
- X21 51kg - €106 - €2.08/kg;
- X14 50kg - €106 - €2.12/kg.
Factory lambs - €2.05-€2.17/kg or €92-€102/head;
- X29 48kg - €102;
- X20 46kg - €100;
- X8 45kg - €95;
- X7 44kg - €93.
Store lambs - €2.10-€2.28/kg or €69-€91/head;
- X8 42kg - €91;
- X7 41kg - €90;
- X10 36kg - €82;
- X10 32kg - €70.