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Farmers rocked as lamb prices fall by €10/hd
Darren Carty
Prices have now fallen by approximately €1.80/kg over the last four weeks, with the value of a finished lamb falling from €35 to €40/head.
Fat lamb prices continue to drop
Lamb prices remain under pressure and are down by more than £30 since mid-June
10 July 2024 Markets
Sheep mart prices: lambs suffer another fall of €5 to €10 per head
With significant factory price cuts coming thick and fast, agents are less willing to lock horns, resulting in a much more subdued trade this week.
Sheep Trends: another €10 knocked off lamb prices
Base quotes have fallen by another 50c/kg to a base of €7/kg following a 20c/kg cut at the weekend and a further 30c/kg cut on Thursday.
10 July 2024 Markets
NI Trends: bank holiday keeps beef prices steady; lamb quotes still in reverse
There is no movement on beef prices in Northern Ireland, as plants operate on a shorter week with the bank holiday weekend. However, lamb prices continue to fall.
10 July 2024 Markets
IFA blasts sheep factory price pulls
The IFA's sheep chair is looking for transparency from the Agri-Food Regulator on processors and retailers.
10 July 2024 News
Sheep price update: another 20c/kg cut to lamb prices
Base prices for Tuesday have fallen to €7.30/kg, with top prices reported in the region of €7.50/kg to €7.70/kg.
8 July 2024 Markets
Farm Tech Talk: weanling prices, lamb prices and Grassland Farmer of the Year
On this week's Farm Tech Talk, we cover weanling prices, lamb prices and the Grassland Farmer of the Year.
6 July 2024 News
Lamb prices fall by up to €30/hd in just three weeks
Another 50c/kg has been deducted from quotes over the last week, leading to prices falling by another €10/head.
3 July 2024 Markets
NI Trends: price deals on offer as supplies tighten; lamb quotes drop 50p/kg
Supplies of prime cattle are tightening in Northern Ireland and price deals are on offer for in-spec stock. Quotes on lamb have plummeted.
3 July 2024 Markets
Sheep price update: lamb base quotes drop below €8/kg mark
Factories have reduced quotes by another 20c/kg, leaving base quotes ranging from €7.80/kg to €7.90/kg or a starting price of €8/kg for quality assured lambs.
1 July 2024 Markets
NI Trends: beef prices steady for in-spec cattle; lamb trade recovers in marts
There is a steady outlook within the NI beef trade, with no movement on price. Lambs are an improved trade, with mart prices rebounding from last week.
26 June 2024 Markets