articles about lamb-prices
There was a top call for lambs of €144/head.
Trade had fallen slightly on the previous week, according to George Candler.
"Latex gloves have become a popular fashion accessory in the present difficult climate."
Cull ewes peaked at €151/head.
Strong demand led to a full clearance.
Butcher lambs sold from €100-€112/head, factory lambs climbed from €99-€103/head and store lambs made from €70-€85/head
Lambs went under the hammer for €105 while ewes hit €131
Prices ranged from €80.00 - €120 for stag ewes
"Prices fetched €106 for 47.5kgs”
Prices are still €20-€25/head behind last year’s returns.