Kilkenny
  • Date: 08/08/2017
  • Type: Sheep

  • Town: Kilkenny (Co. Kilkenny)
  • Address: Kilkenny Co-Operative Livestock Market Ltd., Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Leggettsrath Kilkenny.
  • More Info: Kilkenny Mart

08/08/2017 - Kilkenny Sheep Mart Report

Hi  All a recovery in the price of lamb compared to last week with a number of heavy types peaking at €120 this price related to lambs in excess of 53 kilo.A super sale for the Belclare Premier Sale with the recorded for the breed been breached on at least two occasions.Buyers came from Northern  Ireland,Donegal,Monaghan ,Cavan,Cork Wexford,Galway,Mayo,Meath,Carlow ,Wexford ,Tipperary,Roscommon, Wicklow etc.This shows that Belclares are becoming more popular and those with good conformations plus good Euro Star Indexs are in demand.
 
Date 8th Aug 17     No. on offer   350
             
Trade Comments Smaller sale of sheep due to the change of day but trade for all
  lots proved sharper with a increase of €3 to €5 per head on
  last weeks sale.A Pedigree Belclare Rams sale saw a record
  price for the breed of €2900
             
Butchers Lambs   €2.06 to €2.26 per kilo €105 to €120 per head        
    No.   Wt.(kg) €/kg Price(€)
    12   55 €2.09 115
    25   53 €2.26 120
    10   50 €2.10 105
    20   49 €2.16 106
             
Factory Lambs   €2.10 to €2.21 per kilo €88 to €98 per head        
    No.   Wt.(kg) € / kg Price(€)
    13   45 €2.18 98
    10   44 €2.16 95
    12   43 €2.21 95
    23   42 €2.10 88
             
             
Store Lambs            
    No.   Wt.(kg)   Price(€)
          #DIV/0!  
        N/A    
             
             
             
Cast Ewes            
             
        €50 to €120 per head    
             
             
Breeding Ewes            
             
             
             
             
             
Breeding Rams            
    Ped Belclare Rams €300 to €2900 per head        
    Sherling Hoggets averaged €693 per head        
    Ram Lambs average €773.50 per head        

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