Trade for hoggets and spring lambs 'challenging' at Kilkenny


Cull ewes met an excellent selling trade

Trade for hoggets and spring lambs 'challenging' at Kilkenny

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Cull ewes met an excellent selling trade

Some 400 entries went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Tuesday (May 20th), according to George Candler – the mart’s auctioneer.

“A smaller yard of sheep with trade for hoggets and spring lambs challenging but cull ewes meeting an excellent selling trade.”

Spring Lambs - €2.10-€2.60/kg or €110-€120/head

  • X8 57kgs - €120;

  • X8 48kgs - €116;

  • X2 47kgs - €121;

  • X11 46kgs - €112.

Factory Lambs - €2.25/kg-€2.45/kg or €98-€110/head

  • X20 45kgs - €109;

  • X17 44kgs - €108;

  • X10 42kgs - €100;

  • X7 41kgs - €100.

Hoggets - €1.70-€1.90/kg or €90-€105/head

  • X19 59kgs - €104;

  • X17 58kgs - €101;

  • X8 55kgs - €100;

  • X10 53kgs - €100.

Other categories

  • Cast ewes - €65-€163/head.

Dairy Stock

  • Freshly-calved Friesians - €1,100-€1,650/head.

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