Sheep. (Photo courtesy Morguefile.com).

Lamb Prices Up, All Other Year-Over-Year Livestock Down In The Fall

Statistics Canada says the most noticeable part of final November livestock prices is the drop seen in cattle and pork.

Cattle prices were down 20.5 per cent from 2015.

Hog prices took a dip of 16 points.

StatsCan notes chicken prices also declined by 2.9 per cent.

Egg were up 1 cent a dozen to $1.50.

November milk prices were down 1.8 per cent from October and 1.9 per cent on the year.

StatsCan also says lamb producers saw prices take a seasonal drop.

For the sixth month in a row prices were down, but the year-over-year mark of 206 per hundredweight was still up 5 per cent on November 2015.