Market Report – 26 June 2019

Total Yarding: 10,661

Lamb numbers eased and the quality was fair to good. Trade weights were better supplied and were in demand. There was a bigger run of heavy lambs and only a few good store lambs. The market sold to a mixed trend.

The 2 score processing lambs ranged from $139 to $154 lifting $7/head. The medium and heavy trade lambs eased $3 to $6 and ranged from $158 to $201/head. Heavy lambs gained up to $5 and sold from $194 to $251 and extra heavy lambs sold from $275 to $295/head averaging 835c to 880c/kg cwt. Heavy trade Merinos sold from $154 to $198/head.

Mutton numbers fell and quality was mixed. Prices were firm. Medium weight ewes sold from $114 to $175/head. Heavy crossbreds sold from $174 to $250/head. Carcase prices averaged 560c to 600c/kg cwt.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

Photo: Steph & Alex Willson with daughters Sophie & Lara ‘Karalee Poll Merinos’ Crookwell with Matt Joseph, Landmark. Their pen of 18 Merino Ewes sold for $194ph.

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