Firmer trade for butcher and factory lambs at Kilkenny


Candler said that store lambs met with good farmer demand

Firmer trade for butcher and factory lambs at Kilkenny

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Candler said that store lambs met with good farmer demand

A “fast-moving” trade resulted in a full clearance at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday, November 4th, according to George Candler – auctioneer.

“A bigger sale of sheep compared to last week with butcher and factory-types lambs meeting a firmer trade.”

Candler said that store lambs met with good farmer demand with a top call of €85 recorded.

Butcher lambs - €1.90-€2.00/kg or €98-€106/head:

  • X12 56KG - €106;

  • X22 54kg - €105;

  • X25 53kg - €102;

  • X12 50kg - €100.

Factory lambs - €1.95-€2.05/kg or €86-€95/head:

  • X15 47kg - €94;

  • X10 46kg - €93;

  • X15 44kg - €90;

  • X10 43kg - €87.

Store lambs - €2.05-€2.25/kg or €680€85/head;

  • X10 40kg - €88;

  • X12 38kg - €84;

  • X10 35kg - €78;

  • X8 33kg - €72.

Other categories:

  • Cast ewes - €50-€119/head.

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