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Butcher and factory-type lambs up €2-€4/head at Kilkenny

Some 450 entries were presented for sale at Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday (October 5th), according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported a small entry in comparison to previous weeks, with a slightly improved trade.

“Trade for butcher and factory-type lambs was sharper compared to last week by €2-€4/head.”

Butcher lambs – €2.18-€2.29/kg or €110-€117/head:
  • X10 53kgs – €116;
  • X15 52kgs – €117;
  • X10 52kgs – €117;
  • X24 49kgs – €111.
Factory lambs – €2.20-€2.38/kg or €97-€112/head:
  • X10 47kgs – €112;
  • X8 46kgs – €106;
  • X10 45kgs – €101;
  • X8 44kgs – €98.
Store lambs – €2.25-€2.53/kg or €75-€93/head:
  • X13 41kgs – €93;
  • X11 38kgs – €90;
  • X10 34kgs – €83;
  • X10 30kgs – €76.
Other categories:
  • Cast ewes – €70-€120/head.
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