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Prices back €5-€10/head at Kilkenny

A bigger sale of sheep was on offer but trade was reduced in comparison to previous weeks in Kilkenny Mart’s sheep sale on Monday (May 25th), according to George Candler.

The mart auctioneer reported that prices fell by €5-€10/head with lambs peaking at €133 while cull ewes reached €130.

In the dairy sale, freshly calved Friesian heifers peaked at €1660 while maiden heifers earned up to €705.

Butchers lambs:

X10 51kg – €2.55/kg – €130;

X10 47kg – €2.81/kg – €132;

X11 46kg – €2.89/kg – €133;

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X10 43kg – €2.79/kg – €120.

Factory lambs:

X25 42kg – €2.71/kg – €114;

X10 41kg – €2.76/kg – €113;

X10 40kg – €2.73/kg – €109;

X11 39kg – €2.85/kg – €111.

Other categories:

Cast ewes – €70-€130;

Freshly calved Friesian cows and heifers – €950-€1660.

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