Lamb Prices Slowly Move Forward

Sheep Welfare Scheme

IFA National Seep Chairman John Lynskey said hogget prices are rising but very slowly.

He said factories are on €5.20 to €5.30/kg and some top prices of €5.35/kg are being paid.

He said the spring lamb trade is very quiet with prices of €6.20 to €6.40 on offer and again numbers extremely tight.

Ewes are making from €2.80 to €3.20 depending on weight and quality.

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