Lamb prices finish August on a high

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Liveweight lamb prices firmed slightly during the latest week, although recorded only a little movement.

During the week ending 25 August the GB liveweight NSL SQQ gained 0.56p to stand at 238.67p/kg. Throughputs for the week increased 3%, to 114,000 head.

The GB deadweight NSL SQQ gained 14.8p in the week ended 21 August, to 530.6p/kg. Estimated kill for the week stood at 234,600 head a rise on the week but significantly below year earlier levels.

 

By Rebecca Wright / AHDB

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