Merino hoggets on AuctionsPlus were topped by a line of 18 to 19 month old 56kg Newpowie blood breeders from Buangor, VIC.
This mob was scanned in lamb to White Suffolk rams, selling for $205. Merino hoggets this week averaged $149 with mixed quality offering’s as prices ranged from $100 to $205.
Young Merino breeders aged 3 to 4 years averaged $157 with a range of $100 to a top of $212.
While mixed aged and proven breeders averaged $128 with a range of $50 to a top of $188. Merino highlights this week included 3 year old 58kg scanned in lamb ewes also from Buangor, VIC selling for $212.
Four to 5 year old scanned in lamb Merino ewes from Kyneton, VIC selling for $188. Six year old Havilah North blood not station mated ewes from Mudgee, NSW sold for $142.50. 2 to 4 year old 57kg, scanned in lamb Merino ewes from Dubbo, NSW sold for $185.
There was just under 6000 Merino wethers and wether lamb offered this week, with wether lambs averaging $94 with a range of $75.50 to a top of $120 for Aug/Sept 34kg, lambs from Dirranbandi, QLD which had 2’’ inch skin.
A plethora of first cross Border Leicester/Merino ewe lambs were on offer and peaked buyer interest with ewe lambs averaging $131.
51kg May/June drop future breeders from Tooraweenah, NSW sold for $182.
While 47kg July/Aug drop lambs from White Hills, TAS sold for $186. First cross ewes were topped by a line of 66kg, 2 to 3 year old ewes which were scanned in lamb to Poll Dorset and White Suffolk rams which sold for $220.