There was a solid trade for all lambs at Kilkenny on Monday (June 17th), according to George Candler – the mart’s auctioneer.
They topped out at €122 but the majority of the heavy types ranged from €115 to €118/head.
Butchers lambs - €2.20-€2.49/kg or €115-€122/head
- X8 55kg - €122;
- X18 52kg - €118;
- X10 48kg - €117;
- X11 47kg - €117.
Factory lambs - €2.40-€2.65/kg or €102-€117/head
- X14 46kg - €117;
- X10 45kg - €109;
- X14 42kg - €111;
- X10 41kg - €102.
- Cast ewes - €55 to €137/head.