Both Lakeland Dairies and Kerry Group have held their milk prices for April supplies.

Lakeland set a base price of 39.71c/l, excluding VAT, at 3.6% butterfat and 3.3% protein. The price also includes the 0.5c/l sustainability incentive payment.

A 1c/l input support payment, introduced last month, continues to be paid on top of the base price.

Kerry continues to pay a base price of 37.1c/l, excluding VAT, for the month of April at 3.3% protein and 3.6% butterfat.