Sheep trade similar to last week at Kilkenny


Butcher lambs sold from €119-€130, factory lambs made from €102-€118 and cast ewes sold from €90-€126. Dairy stock topped out at €1,920.

Sheep trade similar to last week at Kilkenny

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Butcher lambs sold from €119-€130, factory lambs made from €102-€118 and cast ewes sold from €90-€126. Dairy stock topped out at €1,920.

Another small yard of sheep with some 300 lots offered for sale at Kilkenny on Monday (March 11th), according to George Candler.

Trade was similar to last weeks and, in cases, slightly easier, the manager added.

Butcher Lambs - €2.10-€2.35/kg or €118-€130/head

  • X20 – 61kg - €130;

  • 11 – 58kgs - €125;

  • X19 – 55kg - €125;

  • X10 – 52kg - €120.

Factory Lambs - €2.30-€2.58/kg or €102-€118/head

  • X20 – 48kgs - €118;

  • X10 – 45kgs - €116;

  • X15 – 44kgs - €112;

  • X10 – 42kgs - €103;

Other Categories

  • Cast Ewes - €90-€126/head.

Dairy Stock

  • Freshly calved FRs (first-calvers) - €1,250-€1,640;

  • Freshly calved FR cows – 2nd to 5th - €1,300-€1,920/head.

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