Lamb prices improve
Speaking at an IFA Sheep Committee meeting in Dublin this week, National Chairman John Lynskey said lamb prices have improved this week with 4.75/kg widely available and some top prices of 4.80/kg paid.
John Lynskey called for the carcase weights to increase to 23kgs from November 1st. He said some deals have already moved up to this
numbers, the IFA Sheep farmer leader said the total kill is up by
215,480 head year to date. He said this includes an increase in the kill
125,000 hoggets, an increase of 43,744 in ewes and 46,221 more spring
lambs killed. He said these figures are strong and indicate that a lot
of numbers have already moved.