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‘Sharper trade’ for all lots at Kilkenny

Another small sale of just 350 sheep was on offer at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday (May 18th), according to George Candler.

The auctioneer reported that all lots were met with a “sharper trade”, with a top call for lambs of €144 while cull ewes peaked at €137.

The strong trade at the sale resulted in a 100% clearance.

Butchers lambs – €2.50-€3.27/kg or €130-€144/head:

  • X10 57kg – €143;
  • X8 53kg – €141;
  • X8 44kg – €144;
  • X27 45kg – €134.

Factory lambs – €2.65-€3.11/kg or €112-€137/head:

  • X10 44kg – €137;
  • X9 43kg – €131;
  • X19 41kg – €122;
  • X8 40kh – €117.

Other categories:

  • Cast ewes – €68-€137/head.
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