Sheep stand in pens at a market© Tim Scrivener
UK liveweight lamb prices have firmed in the past couple of weeks, with heavy animals, in particular, achieving the same or higher prices as lighter lambs, as supplies tighten. The UK SQQ new season lamb price rose by 1.5p/kg to 194.23p/kg in the week including Tuesday markets (8 August), despite a 21% rise in numbers. This followed a 13.2p/kg rise in the previous week. This bucks the seasonal downturn which lamb prices have followed since mid-June. Prices remain above last […]
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