Sheep trade similar to previous weeks at Kilkenny


Butcher-type lambs sold to €106 while cull ewes hit €125

Sheep trade similar to previous weeks at Kilkenny

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Butcher-type lambs sold to €106 while cull ewes hit €125

450 lots were offered for sale at Kilkenny Mart's sheep sale on Monday, September 16th, according to George Candle.

The mart's auctioneer noted that trade was similar to the previous week with up to €106 forked out for butcher-type lambs and a top call of €125 recorded for cull ewes.

Butcher lambs - €1.95-€2.02/kg or €98-€106/head;

  • X25 53kg - €106;
  • X24 52kg - €102;
  • X12 51kg - €103;
  • X16 50kg - €101.

Factory lambs - €1.95/kg-€2.11/kg or €94-€100/head;

  • X10 49kg - €100;
  • X8 48kg - €95;
  • X17 47kg - €94;
  • X14 46kg - €97.

Store lambs - €1.85-€2.26/kg or €75-€82/head;

  • X12 44kg - €82;
  • X8 38kg - €80;
  • X10 36kg - €79;
  • X8 27kg - €81.

Other categories

  • Cast ewes - €45-€125/head.

Dairy stock:

  • Freshly-calved Friesian cows and heifers - €970-€1,740;
  • In-calve Friesian heifers due in February/March-2020 - €920-€1,000/head.

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