Proven Merino breeders make to $230 on AuctionsPlus

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These Merino ewes and their lambs from Broken Hill sold for $168.50.

Merino ewe lambs averaged $118 and ranged from $85 to $221 on AuctionsPlus last week.

This top price lot with a 7-month jacket, was a line of ‘East Bungaree’ and ‘Lucerne Park’ blood future breeders from Burra, SA.

Ewe lamb numbers were boosted by a large offering from A/c ‘Soster Pastoral’, “Dalkeith” from Cassilis, NSW which saw 3,100 head offered.

Grown and proven Merino breeders saw scanned in lamb ewes average $153, with a range of $102 to $230. While Merino ewes with lambs at foot sold from $151 to $266 and averaged $209.

Merino wether lambs this week averaged $84 and ranged from $51 to $103. This top price was for a line of bare shorn, 41kg Wallallo Park blood, July drop woolgrowers from Glenorchy, VIC.

While hoggets and grown wethers sold from $84 to $162, with an average of $106. The top priced mob from Bulgana, VIC, was a line of 2 year old wethers weighing 53kgs which had a 2’’ inch skin.

The short supply of first cross ewes and ewe lambs offered this week saw scanned in lamb hoggets average $199, with a range of $180 to $220.

Other first cross highlights included a line of  unjoined 10-14 month old 60kg hoggets from Cambrai, SA selling for $220; while 12-13 month old 43kg hoggets from Albert, NSW sold for $176.

New season lambs saw strong buyers interest with an 82% clearance. It was pleasing to see several lines of the new season lambs offered from Queensland being purchased by growers from the sunshine state, including a large line of 1,030 mixed sex April/May 18’ drop 24kg Dorper suckers from Cunnamulla, QLD selling for $85.

New Season Lamb Highlights

  • Mar/Apr-18 drop, 2ndX Poll Dorset Mixed Sex Store Lambs, weighing 28kgs, from GOOLOOGONG New South Wales sold for $120.5
  • Mar/Apr-18 drop, 2ndX Poll Dorset Mixed Sex Store Lambs, weighing 30kgs, from CARGO New South Wales sold for $119
  • Mar/Apr-18 drop, 2ndX Poll Dorset Mixed Sex Suckers, weighing 27kgs, from TARCUTTA New South Wales sold for $111
  • Mar/Apr-18 drop, 2ndX Poll Dorset Mixed Sex Store Lambs, weighing 24kgs, from GOOLOOGONG New South Wales sold for $110
  • Apr/May-18 drop, Poll Dorset/Merino Mixed Sex Suckers, weighing 24kgs, from PEAK HILL New South Wales sold for $96.5
  • Apr/May-18 drop, Poll Dorset/Merino Mixed Sex Suckers, weighing 26kgs, from HARDEN New South Wales sold for $96
  • Mar/Apr-18 drop, 2ndX Meatplus Mixed Sex Suckers, weighing 22kgs, from TARCUTTA New South Wales sold for $95
  • Apr/May-18 drop, White Suffolk/Merino Mixed Sex Suckers, weighing 27kgs, from PINNAROO South Australia sold for $93
  • Apr/May-18 drop, Dorper Mixed Sex Suckers, weighing 24kgs, from CUNNAMULLA Queensland sold for $85
  • Mar/Apr-18 drop, Suffolk/Merino Mixed Sex Suckers, weighing 22kgs, from EUDUNDA South Australia sold for $80
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