Lambs soar to €135 in Kilkenny mart


Smaller sale in Kilkenny this week as lamb trade remained firm.

Lambs soar to €135 in Kilkenny mart

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Smaller sale in Kilkenny this week as lamb trade remained firm.

Lambs peaked at €135, with cull ewes making up to tops of €120.

Store lambs were in short supply again this week.

Butcher lambs saw averages range from €2.40 up to €2.53 per kg, making prices between €112 and €135 per head.

Sample Butcher lamb prices:

53kgs - €2.53 per kg - €134 52kgs - €2.42 per kg - €126 51kgs - €2.53 per kg - €129

50kgs - €2.42 per kg - €121

Factory lambs meanwhile made from €2.25 up to €2.40 per kg. This saw prices vary from €98 up to €105 per head.

Sample Factory lamb prices:

45kgs - €2.33 p/kg - €105 44kgs - €2.36 per kg - €104 43kgs - €2.28 per kg - €98

42kgs - €2.40 per kg - €101

Cast ewes meanwhile made prices from €50 up to tops of €120 per head.

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