Lamb carcasses hanging up in abattoir© FLPA/John Eveson/Rex Shutterstock
Lower demand has pushed finished lamb prices back a touch. In the week to Tuesday (23 August), SQQ lambs averaged 180.5p/kg, a drop of 7.4p/kg on almost 4% fewer lambs than the previous week. While still well up on last year, prices are on a seasonal downward trend, with the summer holidays slightly reducing domestic demand. Although throughput was down overall, the level of price change has been variable, with higher numbers in some areas pushing prices down. See also: […]
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