The Scottish prime lamb market has been something of a rollercoaster over the past two months.
Market returns were particularly disappointing during May, but recovered through June to a point where they were just ahead of last year.
However, the first week of July saw prices fall sharply and dip back below last year's levels before recovering slightly in the second week. With the Muslim holy month of Ramadan starting tomorrow, lamb prices firmed on Monday by 11p per kg at Lanark, and 10.3p in St Boswells, with hope of demand remaining reasonable in the short term.
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