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Kilkenny: Culls ewes to €151 in comparison to €200+ in recent weeks

Kilkenny Mart report – sheep prices – 13-09-2021

According to George Candler, a smaller entry comprising some 750 lots were on offer at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, September 13th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that better-quality butcher types went under the hammer at this week’s sale.

He outlined that cull ewes peaked at €151/head in comparison to price in excess of €200+ three weeks ago.

Kilkenny Mart 13-09-2021

Butcher lambs – €2.50-€2.90/kg or €125-€148/head:
  • 17 53kgs – €148;
  • 10 51kgs – €144;
  • 8 50.5kgs – €128;
  • 10 50kgs – €132;
  • 20 49kgs – €142;
  • 10 48kgs – €126.
Factory lambs – €2.40-€2.98/kg or €110-€131/head:
  • 21 47kgs – €125;
  • 10 46kgs – €120;
  • 8 45kgs – €111;
  • 10 43kgs – €114;
  • 8 42kgs – €111;
  • 8 44kgs – €131.
Store lambs – €2.40-€2.86/kg or €65-€104/head:
  • 12 37kgs – €104;
  • 20 35kgs – €00;
  • 8 34kgs – €97;
  • 10 33kgs – €80;
  • 20 31kgs – €85;
  • 10 26kgs – €68.
Other categories:
  • Cull ewes – €66-€151/head.
Last week’s sheep prices

According to George Candler, a larger entry comprising some 1,100 lots went under the hammer at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday, September 6th, 2021.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that all lambs were easier by €2-€4/head than last week.

He noted that cull ewes peaked at €160/head, while lambs reached €149/head, and breeding hoggets topped out at €250/head.

  • Butcher lambs – €2.50-€2.81/kg or €128-€149/head;
  • Factory lambs – €2.50-€2.86/kg or €112-€128/head;
  • Store lambs – €2.60-€3.31/kg or €80-€112/head;
  • Cull ewes – €55-€160/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.
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