Merino wether lambs sold from $51.50 to $123 with an average of $88, down $10 on last week on AuctionsPlus.
This top price went to a line of 40kg June/July drop lambs from Savernake, NSW and sold to a buyer in Colleambally, NSW.
Merino wethers and hoggets sold from $53 to $110 and averaged $85.50. The top price went to a line of 500 wether hoggets out of Willaura, VIC. The hoggets are 42.5kg, 12-13 months old and found a buyer in Ararat, VIC.
Merino ewe hoggets ranged from $80 to $180.50 and averaged $140. The top price went to a line of 37kg hoggets from Manildra, NSW and are heading to Ballarat, VIC.
Another highlight was a line of 46kg hoggets out of Ruffy, VIC selling for $172.5 and found a buyer in Wagga Wagga, NSW.
Grown merino ewes sold from $72 to $187 and averaged $126. The top price went to a line of 2.5-2.6 year old, 54kg ewes from Keyneton, SA and are heading to Mount Pleasant, SA.
First cross Border Leicester/Merino ewe hoggets sold from $164 to $306 and averaged $218. A line of 69kg hoggets out of Keith, SA reached the top price, and are staying in Keith, SA.
First cross Border Leicester/Merino ewes sold from $145 to $225 and averaged $193. The top price went to a line of 88kg 3 year old’s out of Wakool, NSW and are crossing the border to Wycheproof, VIC.
Processors were once again active, purchasing a total of 2775 head across 7 lots. A top price of $149.5/head or 705c/kg dressed for a line of Border Leicester/Merino trade wether lambs.
A total of 890 head were listed out of Tasmania, finding a 75% clearance. The top price of $86 went to a line of Merino wethers from Apsley. These 4 year old wethers weighed 54 kg and are heading to Cressy, TAS.
Crossbred lamb numbers dropped this week with 21,680 head offered. Highlights include White Suffolk/Poll Merino mixed sex lambs from Gundagai, NSW sold for $136.50.
The lambs are 38kg and are making the impressive journey to Western Junction, TAS. Poll Dorset/Border Leicester/Merino mixed sex lambs from Crookwell, NSW sold for $135.50.
These lambs weigh 39kg and are off to Wagga Wagga, NSW.