Lamb prices tick up

Thursday, 23 January 2020

By Hannah Clarke

The GB deadweight old season lamb (OSL) SQQ rose by 1% for the week ending 18 January, averaging 454.7p/kg. This is 23p higher than the same week last year and 47p above the 5-year average.

 

In the week ending 25 January, the liveweight OSL SQQ stood at 212.5p/kg, up 3.3p from the previous week. Auction mart throughput was down slightly on the week, at 104,534 head, reflecting tight supplies. Cull ewe prices dropped £4.11 on the week to average £75.80/head.

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Hannah Clarke

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