Sharper trade for butcher and store lambs at Kilkenny


A smaller sale of sheep with some 320 entries on offer – Candler

Sharper trade for butcher and store lambs at Kilkenny

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A smaller sale of sheep with some 320 entries on offer – Candler

Some 320 entries passed through the ring at Kilkenny Mart on Monday (October 21st), according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer said: “A smaller sale of sheep resulted in a sharper trade for butcher and store lambs.”

Butcher lambs - €1.84-€2.00/kg or €98-€105/head:

  • X10 57kg - €105;

  • X10 53kg - €105;

  • X26 52kg - €100;

  • X8 50kg - €99.

Factory lambs - €1.90-€2.02/kg or €88-€95/head:

  • X25 47kg - €95;

  • X10 46kg - €93;

  • X13 45kg - €90;

  • X10 44kg - €88.

Store lambs - €2.05-€2.18/kg or €75-€86/head:

  • X19 41kg - €86;

  • X10 40kg - €84;

  • X10 38kg - €83;

  • X8 35kg - €76.

Other categories:

  • Cast ewes - €40-€115/head.

Dairy stock:

  • Freshly-calved Friesian cows and cow-heifers - €950-€1,560/head;

  • In-calve Friesian heifers - €950-€1,200/head;

  • Friesian maiden heifers - €640-€700.

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