Value of sheepmeat exports increase despite lower volumes
Sheepmeat exports increased in value by 15% to €315, due primarily to higher prices in the first half of the year, while export volumes decreased by 2% to 55,800t.
SheepTrends: quotes slow to move upwards
Factory quotes continue to remain well below prices available for finished hoggets.
Sheep Watch: strong trade for cull ewes
The trade for cull ewes has been one of the strongest points in sheep marts of late, with agents keen for fleshed lots.
Camera at the Mart: more bite in Tullow Mart sheep sale
Factory agents, butchers and store lamb buyers were all anxious for sheep, leading to a brisk trade for a larger entry of about 1,000 head.