Extra heavy weight lambs sell to $174 at SELX

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Groganville Pastoral Co topped today’s market with Elders selling 50 XB Lambs for $174.6ph.

Heavy lambs sold from $135 to $151 and extra heavy weights received from $150 to $174/head at SELX.

Numbers lifted this sale though lambs remained similar.
Lamb quality was very mixed with a large percentage of plainer types penned.There was less weight yarded than previous weeks and the usual buyers were present and competing in an easier market.

Light lambs sold from $112 to $118/head. Trade weight were $3 to $5 easier with prices from $120 to $138/head.

Carcase prices averaged from 586c to 615c/kg cwt.

Mutton numbers showed the increase. Merinos made up the majority of the offering and quality was also very mixed.

Prices were strong with Merino ewes selling from $96 to $140/head. Crossbreds sold from $105 to $146/head. Merino wethers ranged in price from $90 to $156/head.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

 

Category Qty $ / Hd
Suckers XB  – Top
Aver
Lambs Merino       647 Top $118.00
Aver $64.76
Lambs XB    5,894 Top $174.60
Aver $110.73
Hoggets XB       202 Top $145.00
Aver $108.27
Wethers Merino    2,618 Top $156.20
Aver $101.29
Ewes XB     1,102 Top $148.60
Aver $101.05
Ewes Merino    4,684 Top $140.20
Aver $71.13
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