Light two score processing lambs make to $119

SELX-sheep-June-8

Tallawong Pastoral Co, Yass, topped today’s sale with these XB Lambs sold for $182 ph by Butt Livestock & Property.

Light 2 score processing lambs were firm and sold from $80 to $119/head at SELX on June 6.

Lamb numbers declined and the quality was mixed. There was a limited supply of well finished trade and heavy lambs and the bulk of the lambs were lacking cover weight and finish.
There was a good run of Merino lambs again most were lighter weights. Restocking lambs sold from $35 to $115/head.
Medium and heavy trade weights $2 to $3 cheaper on average but the better end held firm and sold from $117 to $148/head.
Heavy lambs were $7 to $8 cheaper with quality a majority factor and sold between $142 and $164/head.
Extra heavy lambs reached $182/head.
Carcase prices averaged 570c to 620c/kg cwt. Light Merino trades sold to $120/head. Hoggets reached $168/head.

Mutton numbers remained similar for a mixed quality offering with Merinos well supplied along with a few pens of heavy crossbred ewes.

Prices were $2 to $3 cheaper on the lighter weights and sold from $69 to $114/head. The better covered heavy weights were firm reaching $170/head. Merino wethers sold to $155.20/head.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

 

Category Qty  T/A $ / Hd
Lambs Merino 1469 Top $137.00
Aver $57.10
Lambs XB 3996 Top $182.00
Aver $21.31
Hoggets XB 107 Top $168.20
Aver $133.05
Wethers Merino 2700 Top $155.20
Aver $98.36
Ewes XB 877 Top $170.00
Aver $126.66
Ewes Merino 4582 Top $142.00
Aver $85.55
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