Camera at the mart: steady trade at 2019's first sheep sale in Athenry
Lambs weighing 50kg and upwards sold from €112 to €115 on average, with a few pens of superior-quality well-finished lots rising to a top of €119 to €120 per head.
Sheep trends: upward price momentum continues
Prices for lambs are rising week on week since the beginning of January, with large feeders securing up to €5.40/kg
Sheepwatch: store lamb trade booming
The trade for store lambs has been rising steadily on the back of very strong confidence in the market.
Camera at the mart: buyer appetite growing in Raphoe
Demand for slaughter-fit lambs continues to strengthen, but there was also a noticeable increase in demand for store lambs and ewes with lambs at foot.