Saturday, June 25, 2022
10 C
Galway
HomeFarming NewsLambs up €2-€7/head at Kilkenny
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnanehttps://www.thatsfarming.com/
Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Lambs up €2-€7/head at Kilkenny

Kilkenny Mart – sheep prices – 08-11-2021

According to George Candler, just over 400 lots were on offer at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday, November 8th, 2021.

He reported that a smaller entry led to a full clearance at its weekly sheep sale, with tops of €164 for butcher-type lambs and cull ewes to €158.

Speaking following the sale, the mart’s cattle and sheep auctioneer, said:

“Another lively trade for all sheep in Kilkenny. Prices were €2-€7 per head better than last week’s returns.”

Kilkenny Mart 08-11-2021

Butcher lambs – €2.75-€3.14/kg or €148-€164:
  • 6 58kgs – €161;
  • 11 56kgs – €164;
  • 10 55kgs – €164;
  • 8 54kgs – €160;
  • 5 50kgs – €151;
  • 14 49kgs – €154.
Factory lambs – €2.80-€3.11/kg or €120-€148/head:
  • 8 48kgs – €148;
  • 18 47kgs – €146;
  • 14 45kgs – €129;
  • 8 44kgs – €136;
  • 10 43kgs – €128;
  • 11 40kgs – €120.
Store lambs – €2.80-€3.46/kg or €90-€121/head:
  • 10 37kgs – €119;
  • 30 36kgs – €121;
  • 30 35kgs – €121;
  • 8 33kgs – €111;
  • 29 32kgs – €98;
  • 8 30kgs – €95.
Other categories:
  • Cast ewes – €60-€158/head.
Last week’s prices:

According to George Candler, store lambs hit “record highs” at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, November 1st, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that some 500 lots went under the hammer at its weekly sheep sale.

“The trade was on fire: the words to best describe today’s sheep sale in Kilkenny. The 500 lots on offer sold in record time with lambs peaking at €159 for 56kgs.”

  • Butcher lambs – €2.70-€3.02/kg or €140-€159/head;
  • Factory lambs – €2.85-€3.10/kg or €120-€152/head;
  • Store lambs – €2.85-€3.17/kg or €88-€119/head;
  • Cast ewes – €80-€150/head.
Kilkenny Mart information:
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market LTD, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Co. Kilkenny
  • Contact details: Info@kilkennymart.ie or phone: 056-7721407 or see the mart’s website.

Upcoming sales:

  • Sheep and calf sale – Mondays at 10 am with a dairy sale at 12 pm
  • Cattle sale – Thursday – Cows at 10 am, followed by heifers, with bullocks at 10:30 am.
Mart reports – cattle and sheep prices:

See more mart reports.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular