Lambs improve by €2/head at Carnew


“A small sale due to ‘Ploughing’ with excellent demand for lambs” – Quinn

Lambs improve by €2/head at Carnew

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“A small sale due to ‘Ploughing’ with excellent demand for lambs” – Quinn

Some 2,821 sheep were offered for sale at Carnew Mart on Thursday (September 19th), according to David Quinn.

“A small sale due to ‘Ploughing’ with excellent demand for lambs with prices up €2/head for both stores and fats.”

He noted that a special entry of 400 Mule breeding ewes saw a full clearance with a brisk demand.

Summary:

  • Butchers & factory lambs — €90 - €104;

  • Store lambs over 35 Kg — €76 - €88;

  • Store lambs under 35 Kg — €62 - €81;

  • Ewe lambs — €85 - €128;

  • Cull ewes — €62 - €115;

  • Hogget ewes — €140 - €190;

  • Older breeding ewes — €85 - €155;

  • Breeding rams — €150 - €480.

Prices:

  • 5 ewe lambs - 67 Kg - €128;

  • 35 ram lambs - 47 Kg - €97;

  • 32 ram lambs - 53 Kg - €106;

  • 25 whether lambs - 39 Kg - €85;

  • 15 lambs - 35 Kg - €78;

  • 25 ewe lambs - 32 Kg - €77;

  • 15 ewe lambs - 40 Kg - €102.

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