Medium and heavy trade lambs up to $13 dearer

SELX-sheep-June-15

Rocky Ponds Partnership, Harden topped today’s sale with Corey Nicholson, Holman Tolmie selling 66 XB Lambs for $189.2ph.

Medium and heavy trade lambs were $11 to $13 dearer and sold from $133 to $160/head averaging 640c to 660c/kg cwt at SELX this week.

Lamb numbers reduced and the quality was mixed. There still were plenty of light store lambs and there was a good run of trade and heavy lambs. The market trend was dearer.

Restocking lambs sold from $30 to $118/head.

The 2 score processing lambs were firm from $92 to $118/head.
Heavy lambs were $10 to $12 dearer selling from $164 to $172 and extra heavy lambs reached $189/head. Merino trades reached $150/head.

Mutton numbers halved and contained a lot of light sheep. The market was slightly stronger. Light sheep sold from $30 to $62/head.

The better covered and heavier medium weights $87 to $128 and heavy crossbred ewes topped at $180/head. The better covered sheep averaged 470c to 500c/kg cwt.

Market Report: MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service.

 

Category Qty $ / Hd
Suckers XB 37 Top $130.00
Aver $118.81
Lambs Merino 629 Top $149.20
Aver $110.44
Lambs XB 3,204 Top $189.20
Aver $129.41
Hoggets XB 47 Top $166.00
Aver $137.29
Wethers Merino 1,170 Top $164.60
Aver $122.96
Ewes XB 351 Top $170.00
Aver $128.74
Ewes Merino 1,424 Top $137.20
Aver $98.66
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