Spring Lamb Prices

Sheep trade: ‘Deals of €8.00/kg freely available’ for spring lambs

Sheep trade: ‘Deals of €8.00/kg freely available’ for spring lambs

‘Deals of up to €8.00/kg are freely available’ for spring lambs, as tight supplies along with a strong demand, curtail...

May 18, 2021

Mart pics: Strong numbers of spring lambs see prices top €175/head at Ballymote

Mart pics: Strong numbers of spring lambs see prices top €175/head at Ballymote

On Tuesday evening (May 11), Agriland made the trip to Ballymote, to cast an eye over the Sligo-based mart’s weekly...

May 15, 2021

Lambs top €187/head at Kilkenny

Lambs top €187/head at Kilkenny

George Candler reported an excellent fast-selling trade at Kilkenny Mart yesterday, Monday (May 10) – which saw a fine trade...

May 11, 2021

Sheep trade: Spring lamb prices topping €7.90-8.00/kg

Sheep trade: Spring lamb prices topping €7.90-8.00/kg

The sheep trade this week has started off on a positive note, with prices for spring lambs hitting €8.00/kg more...

May 11, 2021

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs make up to €160/head at Roscommon Mart

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs make up to €160/head at Roscommon Mart

Agriland made the trip out west this week to Roscommon Mart, to check in and see what the trade was...

May 8, 2021

Spring lamb prices drop back anywhere from €5-10/head at marts

Spring lamb prices drop back anywhere from €5-10/head at marts

A reduction in factory prices at the start of the week has filtered down into the mart trade, with spring...

April 30, 2021

‘Spring lambs were easier by €5-7/head; ewes were improved by €10/head’

‘Spring lambs were easier by €5-7/head; ewes were improved by €10/head’

An easier trade was seen for spring lambs at Blessington Mart on Tuesday (April 27), while on the other hand,...

April 29, 2021

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs easier, but ewe prices improve at Blessington

Pics from the mart: Spring lambs easier, but ewe prices improve at Blessington

On Tuesday (April 27), Agriland made the trip down to Co. Wicklow to Blessington Mart to check in on the...

April 28, 2021

Cull ewe trade eases: Spring lamb and hoggets prices remain firm

Cull ewe trade eases: Spring lamb and hoggets prices remain firm

The cull ewe trade looks to have taken a dip at many marts this week, with prices for heavy fleshed...

April 23, 2021

Sheep trade: Factories looking to take the heat out of the trade

Sheep trade: Factories looking to take the heat out of the trade

For the first time in a while, the sheep trade is coming under a bit of pressure, with factories looking...

April 20, 2021

Spring lamb prices up €40/head on this time last year

Spring lamb prices up €40/head on this time last year

No one could have predicted where sheep prices are at the minute, with both spring lamb and hogget prices in...

April 15, 2021

Sheep prices march on as the mart trade continues to amaze

Sheep prices march on as the mart trade continues to amaze

The positivity around the sheep trade continues, as prices continue to march forward at both factory and mart level. Looking...

April 10, 2021

Sheep trade: Spring lamb and hogget prices drive on

Sheep trade: Spring lamb and hogget prices drive on

The sheep trade has once again pushed on this week, with demand very strong as factories look to build supplies...

April 7, 2021

Spring lambs at sales dominate the headlines as prices breach €200

Spring lambs at sales dominate the headlines as prices breach €200

Records continue to be broken at sales this week, with spring lambs at sales in marts breaching the €200 mark...

April 4, 2021

Strong supplies hamper spring lamb price increases

Strong supplies hamper spring lamb price increases

For another week, the spring lamb trade continues to remain difficult and processors are slow to let their grasp on...

October 2, 2018

Sheep trade: Another week of price pressure for spring lambs

Sheep trade: Another week of price pressure for spring lambs

Lamb buyers are continuing their quest to push down spring lamb quotes; they’re beginning negotiations with farmers at 450-465c/kg again...

September 18, 2018

Factories move to lower spring lamb quotes

Factories move to lower spring lamb quotes

After a relatively slow start, the number of spring lambs being slaughtered on a weekly basis has increased significantly over...

May 22, 2018

Farmers resist spring lamb price cuts as quotes drop further

Farmers resist spring lamb price cuts as quotes drop further

Farmers appear to be selling more of their lambs through the ring to avoid taking lower prices at the factory...

June 28, 2017