Lambs weighing 45kg to 48kg are selling mainly from €89 to €98 and are averaging at about €92/head.

With the current inclement weather, the cover and flesh is having the largest effect on prices. Better-quality types in the same range carrying good flesh are making up to €100/head in cases. Heavy types and butchers lambs over 50kg have seen prices ease also, with good lambs making from €97 to €100, with top-quality types making €103/head.