Merino ewe lambs and hoggets ranged from $85 to $234, and averaged $175 on AuctionsPlus last week.
The top priced mob were a line of Avenel Merino Stud bred 57kg, future breeder ewe hoggets from Deniliquin, NSW.
Young Merino ewes aging 2.5 to 4.5 years old sold from $135 to $192 and averaged $167. Aged Merino ewes sold from $85 to $182 and averaged $139.
A large offering of Merino wether lambs sold from $73 to $137.50 and averaged $99, while wether hoggets sold from $95 to $109.50 and averaged $102. Grown wethers averaged $117 and ranged from $103 to $128.50.
The top priced mob was a line of Severn Park blood, 74kg wool cutters from Cooma, NSW.
First cross Border Leicester/Merino ewe lambs averaged $194, while ewe hoggets averaged $244 and sold from $130 to $308 for a line of unjoined 64kg young ewes from Kingston, SA. 6 to 7 month old, 52kg ewe lambs also from Kingston sold for $236.
Store lambs were highlighted by 45kg 2nd cross mixed sex Dorset suckers from Benalla, VIC selling for $133.50.
Second cross mixed sex Poll Dorset suckers, 36kg, from Junee, NSW selling for $131 and 36kg 2nd cross White Suffolk mixed sex suckers from Reedy Creek, SA making $127.50.
Lamb sales by weight:
18kg to 22kg made $59.50 to $101 to average $78 or 378c/kg live
23kg to 26kg made $72.50 to $111.50 to average $94 or 378c
27kg to 30kg made $82 to $121 to average $99 or 343c
31kg to 34kg made $94 to $121 to average $110 or 329c
35kg to 37kg made $85.50 to $131 to average $115 or 318c
38kg to 42kg made $113 to $130 to average $119 or 298c