Sheep trends: regional variation in hogget prices
Factory agents in the east of the country are showing greater buying power for hoggets in recent days.
Title: Successive cuts dent sheep farmer income
Lamb prices are running €20 to €25 behind the corresponding period in 2018.
Sheep Trends: bruising week for sheep farmers
Factory quotes for spring lamb have fallen from 20c/kg to 60c/kg, while interest in hoggets has also waned.
Sheep Watch: factories inflict €7 to €10 price cuts
Agents have been curtailed in their purchasing activity, with differences apparent between regions.