There was a slightly bigger sale of lambs this week in Kilkenny, with a high demand for lambs over 46kgs.
The expected drop in prices did not happen this week, as cull ewes made up to E126 per head.
Butcher lambs made averages of between E2.40 and E2.60 per kilo or between E70 and E80 over the kg.
Factory lambs meanwhile had averages ranging from E2.35 and E2.50 per kilo or prices between E60 and E70 over the kg.
Store lamb averages varied from E2.05 to E2.40 per kilo or between E36 and E55 over the kg.
Cast ewes, as mentioned above, gained prices from E55 and up to tops of E126 a head.
Sample Butcher Lamb Prices:
52kgs - E2.40 - E125 51kgs - E2.41-E123 50kgs - E2.60 - E130 49kgs - E2.47 - E121
Factorty Lamb prices:
47kgs - E2.43 - E114 46kgs - E2.39-E110 44kgs - E2.48 - E109 42kgs - E2.45 - E103
Store lamb Prices:
39kgs - E2.36 - E92 38kgs - E2.37-E90 37kgs - E2.38 - E88 34kgs - E2.06 - E70