Lamb Prices

Sheep marts: First week of 2022 trade continues 2021 trend

Sheep marts: First week of 2022 trade continues 2021 trend

The trade at sheep marts this past week, the first week in 2022, has followed the same trend seen prior...

January 9, 2022

Lamb prices remain positive as sales wind down for 2021

Lamb prices remain positive as sales wind down for 2021

The lamb trade at marts this past week has remained largely positive as sales, at some marts for 2021, start...

December 20, 2021

Global Meat Alliance meets to reflect on the decisions taken at COP 26

Global Meat Alliance meets to reflect on the decisions taken at COP 26

The most recent meeting of the Global Meat Alliance (GMA) gave those taking part a first opportunity to reflect on...

December 19, 2021

Finished lamb prices continue to hold at a high level at marts

Finished lamb prices continue to hold at a high level at marts

Lamb prices continue to hold to a high level, similar to last week, with some sheep marts reporting prices increasing...

December 13, 2021

Lamb prices bounce back by €3-5/head at marts

Lamb prices bounce back by €3-5/head at marts

Lamb prices this week at marts have recovered from last week, with mart managers calling prices to be stronger by...

December 4, 2021

Finished lamb prices back by up to €5/head

Finished lamb prices back by up to €5/head

Finished lamb prices have taken a knock this week of €2-5/head at marts, in line with factory prices for lambs...

November 26, 2021

Factory moves on lamb prices ‘at odds with market’

Factory moves on lamb prices ‘at odds with market’

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has criticised what it claims are moves by meat processors to weaken lamb prices, which...

November 24, 2021

‘Factories freely paying €7.30-7.40/kg for lambs’

‘Factories freely paying €7.30-7.40/kg for lambs’

Factories are freely paying €7.30-7.40/kg for lambs, with prices up to and exceeding €7.50/kg in cases, according to Sean Dennehy....

November 20, 2021

Lamb prices tick upwards again this week at marts

Lamb prices tick upwards again this week at marts

It’s been another strong week of trading at sheep marts across the country, with lamb prices, once again, increasing on...

November 20, 2021

Exceptional store lamb trade makes farmers consider selling rather than feeding

Exceptional store lamb trade makes farmers consider selling rather than feeding

The exceptional trade for lambs across the board over the last number of weeks has put farmers in a strong...

November 17, 2021

Lamb prices up €10, making up to €178/head at Athenry

Lamb prices up €10, making up to €178/head at Athenry

A strong trade for lambs was seen at Athenry Mart this morning (Monday, November 15) with prices up €10/head across...

November 15, 2021

Buoyant trade drives lamb prices on 40c/kg to hit €7.40/kg

Buoyant trade drives lamb prices on 40c/kg to hit €7.40/kg

Buoyant lamb trade has pushed prices on 40c/kg over the past week, with prices for lambs reaching as high as...

November 13, 2021

Lamb prices: Factories struggle to meet market demand

Lamb prices: Factories struggle to meet market demand

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that lamb prices are continuing to rise as factories struggle to match supplies...

November 1, 2021

Lamb prices lift again at marts throughout the week

Lamb prices lift again at marts throughout the week

It’s been another improved week of trading at sheep sales across the country, with fat and store lamb prices rising...

October 31, 2021

‘Lamb prices as high as €6.60/kg for larger lots, as prices push on’

‘Lamb prices as high as €6.60/kg for larger lots, as prices push on’

Deals are being secured as high as €6.60/kg for larger lots of lambs, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said,...

October 20, 2021

Factory lamb prices ‘well up’ at marts throughout the week

Factory lamb prices ‘well up’ at marts throughout the week

Speaking to mart managers during the week, the majority have come back saying lamb prices are “well up, with factory...

October 4, 2021

Farmers getting nearly €22 more than last year on a 21.5kg lamb carcass

Farmers getting nearly €22 more than last year on a 21.5kg lamb carcass

With the upturn in lamb prices over the past two weeks, Agriland decided to look back to 12 months ago...

October 3, 2021

‘Extremely tight’ lamb supplies swing control ‘in farmers’ favour’

‘Extremely tight’ lamb supplies swing control ‘in farmers’ favour’

Lamb supplies are “extremely tight” this week, swinging control “back in farmers’ favour”, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has claimed....

September 21, 2021