Sharper trade for butcher lambs at Kilkenny


"Quality breeding hoggets in demand; cull ewes still meeting a solid trade'

Sharper trade for butcher lambs at Kilkenny

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"Quality breeding hoggets in demand; cull ewes still meeting a solid trade'

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.

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