SheepSheep Prices

Lamb Price Update 14th September

Sheep in Wicklow

QA lambs €5.40/5.50.

Producer groups on up to €5.60.

Ewes €2.60/2.85.

Sell as they become fit.

Farmers should bargain hard on weight and price and reject lower quotes.


75,000 extra lambs killed this year in comparison to 2019.

A lot of ewe lambs taken out for breeding.

A lot of fleshy light lambs 39/40kgs killed by plants from mart during August.

Farmers now finished Autumn jobs having been busy all along with silage, straw, grain and fertilizer.

Focus moved on to lambs this week.

These factors would suggest that supplies will steady up again.

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