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Smaller sale but similar trade at Kilkenny

There was a smaller sale of sheep with trade similar to the previous week in Kilkenny Mart on Monday (March 23rd), according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer noted that hoggets/lambs made up to €142 while cull ewes peaked at €135/head.

The new regime was implemented with everyone observing the required 2-metre rule, plus using the sanitizers available in the building. Latex gloves have become a popular fashion accessory in the present difficult climate.” 

Butcher lambs – €2.35-€2.58/kg – €130-€142/head

  • X10 56kg – €133;
  • X23 55kg – €142;
  • X8 54kg – €134;
  • X10 51kg – €10.

Factory lambs – €2.40-€2.60/kg or €103-€130/head

  • X25 50kg – €130;
  • X11 49kg – €118;
  • X8 45kg – €115;
  • X10 43kg – €105.

Others

  • Cast ewes – €59 to €135/head.
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