Lamb prices even higher

Thursday, 25 November 2021

By Rebecca Wright

Liveweight lamb prices have continued to strengthen in the most recent week. Having fallen last week, this week prices gained back what was lost, and more. In the week ended 24 November the GB liveweight NSL SQQ rose by 4.4p to stand at 269.57p/kg. Throughputs slipped 3% week-on-week, to 117,000 head.

GB liveweight lamb prices 24 November 2021

Meanwhile deadweight prices crept up, to just above the £6/kg mark. During the week ending 20 November the GB deadweight NSL SQQ gained 2.7p, to 600.1p/kg. Estimated kill for the week was below both last week and last year, by 3% and 17% respectively, at 240,200 head.

GB deadweight lamb prices 20 11 2021

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