Heavy lambs top at $168 and extra heavy to $175

SELX-sheep-June-4

Delta Agribusiness selling 177 XB Ewes on behalf of ‘Bobbara Station’, Union Agriculture, Galong for $183.2ph.

Heavy lambs sold from $144 to $168, extra heavy lambs sold to $175/head averaging 580c to 630c/kg cwt at SELX on May 30.

Lamb numbers lifted and the quality remains average.
Light lambs were best supplied and while there was a small run of good trade and heavy lambs, quality eased quickly.
Extra heavy lambs remain in short supply. The market was dearer.

Restocking lambs to 20kg sold from $78 to $130/head. 2 score processing lambs sold from $74 to $122/head.

Medium and heavy trade weight lambs gained $4 to $8 and sold from $124 to $148/head.
Hoggets reached $184/head.

Mutton numbers lifted and the increase was mostly in the ewes. There was a good run of heavy crossbreds but most fell into the medium weight range. Prices were close to firm.

Medium weights sold from $98 to $130/head. Heavy crossbred ewes made from $147 to $183/head. Most averaged from 460c to 500c/kg cwt.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

 

Category Qty $ / Hd
Suckers XB         32 Top $78.00
Aver $78.00
Lambs Merino       429 Top $120.00
Aver $70.27
Lambs XB    6,340 Top $175.00
Aver $118.94
Hoggets XB       239 Top $184.20
Aver $139.57
Wethers Merino     1,276 Top $123.00
Aver $95.01
Ewes XB     1,283 Top $183.20
Aver $134.00
Ewes Merino    4,885 Top $148.00
Aver $94.70
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