GB deadweight price leaps up early in the season on tight supply

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The GB OSL liveweight SQQ lamb price continued its upward trajectory in the week ended 12 February, up 8.1p to 238.9p/kg. Throughput was also up again, rising 1% to 104,400 head possibly taking advantage of the current good prices. Cull ewe throughput dropped 4,800 head this week however.

During the week ended 9 February the GB deadweight OSL SQQ leapt up 25.6p to average 496.6p/kg this seasonal increase is early this year. Throughputs were down 23,100 head with the lower numbers adding support to the price.

 

Jennie Tanner

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