Irish sheep prices are running significantly ahead of the corresponding period in 2019 following sharp upward trajectory in the trade in recent weeks. The latest Bord Bia price analysis shows prices for the week ending 22 February listed at €5.56/kg, an increase of 60c/kg on the corresponding week in 2018. This price excludes the flat rate addition of 5.4% paid to Irish producers (not registered for VAT).