The top price achieved on AuctionsPlus last week was $275, this was achieved by 350 Kerin Poll blood SIL Merino ewes from Trangie, NSW.
Weighing 60kgs, aged 2.5 years with a 2.5” skin, these ewes will travel to Benalla, VIC.
Unjoined Merino ewe prices jumped this week and topped at $180. The top price was achieved by a line of 100 Kamora Netley Park blood Poll Merino ewes from Perponda, SA.
Weighing 60kgs and aged 2 years, these ewes will travel to Naracoorte, SA.
First cross ewe lambs found the top price in the Thursday National Sheep Sale and sold to a top of $258 for a line of 166 SIL ewe lambs from Jugiong, NSW.
Weighing 65kgs and are rising 2 years, these lambs will travel to Cootamundra, NSW.
Weekly price breakdown
o First cross ewe lambs sold from $129 to $198 and averaged $171, down $4 on last week
o Merino ewe lambs sold from $95 to $195 and averaged $154, up $3 on last week
o Merino wether lambs sold from $78 to $147 and averaged $112, up $3 on last week
o Merino weathers sold from $69 to S151 and averaged $126, although down $5 on last week – Merino wethers were the most popular stock category this week achieving 95% clearance
o Empty Merino ewes sold from $88 to $188 and averaged $124, up $28 on last week
o Joined first-cross ewes sold from $167 to $250 and averaged $218, down $13 on last week
o Joined Merino ewe lambs sold from $72 and topped the sales at $275 to average $182, down $7 on last week
o Crossbred lambs sold from 347c to 471c and averaged 401c, down 8c on last week
o Multi-Purpose lambs sold from 270c to 373c and averaged 338c
There were several notable offerings in this week’s auctions; including a run of 2,840 lambs offered A/c ‘Grimwade And Gordon’ of Glenthompson, VIC.
These lots achieved 100% clearance and averaged $128. In the North, A/c ‘Caley Pastoral Co’ of Walgett, NSW offered a run of 2,643 head of trade & woolgrower wethers that found an average of $115 and achieved 100% clearance.
From Gularambone, NSW A/c ‘Merri Merri Pty Ltd’ offered 2860 store wether Dohne lambs that achieved 72% clearance and averaged $119.