Sheep trade: Beef protests affecting lamb throughput in factories

Sheep trade: Beef protests affecting lamb throughput in factories


During the week ending September 1, the number of hoggets slaughtered at Department of Agriculture approved sheep export plants was 126 – a decrease of 65 head on the previous week.

In addition, the number of spring lambs processed increased by 349 and amounted to 52,695.

This week, Kildare Chilling (Monday quote) is offering a base price of 460c/kg +10c/kg QA (payable up to a carcass of 21kg).

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Michael Geary