Lamb numbers were down in a mixed quality yarding of mostly trade weight lambs. Few heavy or extra heavy lambs were yarded. Restockers and processors battled for the secondary stock.
Light trade weight lambs made $122 to $146, medium trade made from $136 to $153 to average 630c/kg cwt and the heavy trade lambs sold from $150 to $165/head.
Mutton numbers were down in a mixed yarding of mainly good quality this week where the market was back up to $25/head. 18-24kg Merino ewes averaged 534c/kg cwt. Heavy crossbred ewes made to $184, Merino wethers sold to $175 and hoggets made to $175/head.
Total Yarding: 10,863
Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.
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Photo: Jock Duncombe, Duncombe & Co topped today’s sale with XB Lambs sold on behalf of S&S Anderson, Crookwell to a top of $220ph.