Sheep throughput falls 4,665 head
Lamb supplies continue to tighten with factories struggling to satisfy their demand but moving to try to steady prices.
Sheep prices: trade steadying after price pull
Factories have been prepared to make do with fewer sheep to get prices back, with last week’s throughput falling close to 5,000 head to 37,026.
Sheepwatch: demand for ewes and lambs highlights trade
The trade for hoggets has reduced by €4 to €8 in the last week, but demand for ewes with lambs at foot continues to grow.
Sheep management: grass growth, sheep tag subsidy and purchasing sheep
This week's notes cover fertiliser application, realising the risk of purchasing sheep at lambing and questions on the sheep tag subsidy.