Another steady week for liveweight lamb prices

Thursday, 21 October 2021

In the week ending 20 October, the GB NSL SQQ averaged 234.2p/kg, 0.75p lower than the week before. The measure remains nearly 39p above the price recorded at the same point a year ago.

Estimated throughputs at GB auction marts totalled 116,300 for the week, 6% fewer than the week before and 3% fewer than the same week last year.

Deadweight sheep prices gained ground in the week ending 16 October, with the GB deadweight SQQ up 5.7p from the week before to average 528.3p/kg. Kill for the week was estimated to be 250,100 head, 3% higher than the week before but 6% lower year-on-year. 

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Hannah Clarke

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