Thursday, 16 September 2021
In the week ending 15 September, the GB liveweight NSL SQQ fell by 9.8p to average 223.1p/kg. Variable quality was reported at some centres, with more leaner types weighing on average prices and well-fleshed lambs seeing best returns. Despite this, the measure was still 14.3p above the price for the same week a year ago.
Throughput at GB auction marts was estimated to be 109,600 head for the week, down 15% on the week before and down 12% on the same week a year ago.
In the week ending 11 September, the GB deadweight NSL SQQ fell by 2.2p to average 526.9p/kg. The measure was 62.6p above the price for the same week a year ago, and £1.13 above the five-year average.
Slaughter at GB abattoirs was estimated to be 240,900 head for the week, up 9% on the week before but down 5% on the same week a year ago.
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