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Lambs and cull ewes peak at €132 at Kilkenny

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Some 300 entries were offered for sale at Kilkenny Mart on Monday, June 29th, according to George Candler.

The mart’s auctioneer reported that a smaller sale of lambs and cull ewes resulted in a sharper trade all-round.

He noted that both lambs and cull ewes peaked at €132/head at the weekly sheep sale.

Butcher lambs – €2.45-€3.69/kg or €117-€132/head:

  • X10 50kgs – €126;
  • X20 49kgs – €132;
  • X20 48kgs – €123;
  • X17 47kgs – €117.

Factory lambs – €2.40-€2.60/kg or €95-€114/head:

  • X10 44kgs – €114;
  • X10 43kgs – €112;
  • X17 41kgs – €103;
  • X8 40kgs – €96.
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Store lambs – €2.20-€2.57/kg or €70-€90/head:

  • X8 38kg – €84;
  • X6 37kg – €90;
  • X8 30kg – €74;
  • X10 28kg – €72.

Other categories:

  • Cull ewes – €68-€132/head
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