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With rumours circulating of factories cutting prices in the near future, farmers were happy to see lambs and sheep auctioned once again, according to a spokesperson.
Heifers made up to €3.00/kg.
Stag ewes earned up to €110/head.
Heavy lambs peaked at €130/head at Kilkenny.
Factory spring lambs earned €100-€127.50/head.
Weanling heifers reached a top price of €3.23/kg.
Ewes with lambs at foot made up to €245/head.
Heavy lambs peaked at €127 at Kilkenny.
Fat ewes were easier by €5/head, according to a mart spokesperson.
Cull ewes reached €130.50, while spring lambs topped out at €134.50.
Ewes with lambs at foot ranged between €140-€230/head.
Ewes with lambs at foot made up to €260/head.
There was a top call for lambs of €144/head.
“Cattle sold for up to, and in excess of, €1000 over the kilo for very good quality heavy cattle”
Ewes with lambs at foot made between €140 and €230/head.
Stag ewes fetched between €82-€130/head
Spring lambs made up to €168/head.
Trade had fallen slightly on the previous week, according to George Candler.
Trade remained ”largely unchanged” from last week, according to a spokesperson.