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.
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.