Heavy crossbred lambs lift $15 to $164

SELX-sheep-May-3

Mark Jolliffe, Gerrard & Partners sold XB Lambs on behalf of G&G Parkinson, Young for $170ph.

Heavy crossbreds improved $15 but more weights was offered in larger lines, making from $110 to $164 and Merinos reached $142/head at SELX this week.

Lamb numbers increased and the quality was a little plainer with plenty of 2 score lambs for the re-stockers and feeders.
There was a small run of medium and heavy trade weights but heavy lambs were limited in volume. All the usual buyers were operating in a firm market.

The light 2 score restocking lambs sold to $119/head.

Medium and heavy trade lambs were firm from $126 to $138/head to average 560c to 600c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs have sold at a similar prices from $142 to $164/head. Extra heavy lambs reached $174/head. The best of the hoggets made $165/head for very heavy weights.

Mutton numbers lifted and quality was mixed. There were plenty of light and medium weights along with a good number of heavy weights.

Prices were $9 cheaper on the lighter and plainer medium weight sheep with the 2 scores $57 to $116/head.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

 

Category Qty $ / Hd
Suckers XB 59 Top $130.00
Aver $122.59
Lambs Merino     1,142 Top $99.00
Aver $69.87
Lambs XB   11,193 Top $174.00
Aver $108.00
Hoggets XB       549 Top $165.60
Aver $111.43
Wethers Merino     3,391 Top $154.00
Aver $94.67
Ewes XB     2,107 Top $164.00
Aver $108.66
Ewes Merino    5,244 Top $142.00
Aver $74.54
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