Pics and Prices: Spring lambs back €3-€5/head at Dowra

Ewes with lambs at foot made up to €245/head.

'Sharper trade' for all lots at Kilkenny

There was a top call for lambs of €144/head.

Cull ewes reach €135 at Kilkenny

Trade had fallen slightly on the previous week, according to George Candler.

Smaller sale but similar trade at Kilkenny

"Latex gloves have become a popular fashion accessory in the present difficult climate."

Strong trade for lambs at Baltinglass

Strong demand led to a full clearance.

Sheep prices remain unchanged at Kilkenny

Butcher lambs sold from €100-€112/head, factory lambs climbed from €99-€103/head and store lambs made from €70-€85/head

More farmer customers at Baltinglass

Lambs went under the hammer for €105 while ewes hit €131