Lambs and cull ewes peak at €132 at Kilkenny


A smaller sale of lambs and cull ewes resulted in a sharper trade all-round, according to George Candler.

Lambs and cull ewes peak at €132 at Kilkenny

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A smaller sale of lambs and cull ewes resulted in a sharper trade all-round, according to George Candler.

Some 300 entries were offered for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, June 29th, according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that a smaller sale of lambs and cull ewes resulted in a sharper trade all-round.

He noted that both lambs and cull ewes peaked at €132/head at the weekly sheep sale.

Butcher lambs - €2.45-€3.69/kg or €117-€132/head:

  • X10 50kgs - €126;

  • X20 49kgs - €132;

  • X20 48kgs - €123;

  • X17 47kgs - €117.

Factory lambs - €2.40-€2.60/kg or €95-€114/head:

  • X10 44kgs - €114;

  • X10 43kgs - €112;

  • X17 41kgs - €103;

  • X8 40kgs - €96.

Store lambs - €2.20-€2.57/kg or €70-€90/head:

  • X8 38kg - €84;

  • X6 37kg - €90;

  • X8 30kg - €74;

  • X10 28kg - €72.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes - €68-€132/head

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