Some 700 lots were presented for sale at Kilkenny Mart's sheep sale on Monday (August 26th), according to George Candler.
The mart's auctioneer said: "A bigger sale on Monday with a sharper trade for wholesale and butcher-type lambs."
"Quality breeding hoggets also in demand with prices ranging from €170-€210/head; cull ewes still meeting a solid trade."
Butcher lambs - €1.80-€2.11/kg or 98-€112/head;
- X10 57kg - €103;
- X20 54kg - €103;
- X26 53kg - €112;
- X10 50kg - €103.
Factory lambs - €2.00-€2.10/kg or €88-€99/head;
- X15 47kg - €98;
- X10 46kg - €95;
- X11 45kg - €90;
- X11 44kg - €90.
Store lambs - €2.05-€2.25/kg or €68-€80/head;
- X21 38kg - €78;
- X17 37kg - €77;
- X8 33kg - €70;
- X8 31kg - €69.