Sheep Trade

Lamb prices up 36p/kg on last year in Northern Ireland

Lamb prices up 36p/kg on last year in Northern Ireland

Deadweight lamb prices in Northern Ireland (NI) are up 36p/kg on this time last year recent figures show. According to...

June 12, 2022

Northern sheep trade: Boost in lamb prices

Northern sheep trade: Boost in lamb prices

Lamb prices strengthened as the week progressed in Northern Ireland (NI) last week, with prices moving on a further 5p/kg....

December 13, 2021

Northern sheep trade: Lamb prices strengthen

Northern sheep trade: Lamb prices strengthen

The sheep trade in Northern Ireland this week has seen lamb prices strengthen similar to what has been seen down...

October 16, 2021

Spring lamb and hogget prices on the rise at marts in GB

Spring lamb and hogget prices on the rise at marts in GB

Both spring lamb and hogget prices have lifted over the past week in Great Britain (GB) at sales; however, deadweight...

May 9, 2021

Northern sheep trade: Average hogget and spring lamb prices rise

Northern sheep trade: Average hogget and spring lamb prices rise

The latest Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) report shows that the average deadweight hogget and spring lamb prices were up...

April 26, 2021

Sheep trade deals with New Zealand and Australia ‘present the biggest risks’ – NSA

Sheep trade deals with New Zealand and Australia ‘present the biggest risks’ – NSA

Domestic sheep farming must be safeguarded amongst future trade deals with New Zealand and Australia. This was the message delivered...

September 25, 2020

No movement in lamb price – Week-on-week sheep kill drops by 5%

No movement in lamb price – Week-on-week sheep kill drops by 5%

There has been no movement in lamb price this week as procurement managers battle over fit and under fit lambs...

February 22, 2016

Sheep imports down 50% – impact of labelling rules and exchange rates

Sheep imports down 50% – impact of labelling rules and exchange rates

Imports of live sheep to Ireland have fallen by more than half in the first four months of 2015, according to the...

June 26, 2015

Sheep kill remains (10,000) ahead of last year

Sheep kill remains (10,000) ahead of last year

The sheep kill up to June 21 is over 10,000 head above the same 24 weeks as last year, the...

June 24, 2015