Lamb prices have been increasing steadily over the last few weeks. Mart managers have reported price increases of €2 to €4/head for all classes of sheep, which is building on recent price improvements.

Lambs in the 45kg to 49kg weight range are moving at €107 to €118/head, or €62 to €69 over the weight. Fleshed lambs weighing 50kg and over are selling for in excess of €120/head, with a large number of lambs in that weight category selling for €122 to €126/head.