Report Date: 22nd November 2023
Total Yarding: 1,100
With harvest under way lamb numbers fell. The quality was very mixed with the yarding comprising a few pens of mainly light new season lambs a few old lambs. There were a couple of pens of stags and rams and hoggets. The market sold to dearer trends even though all the usual buyers were not operating.
Light new season lambs sold to $64/head and the only pen of trade weights were cheaper reaching $101/head.
Old trade lambs sold from $66 to $68/head and hoggets lifted $4 selling between $48 and $58/head.
Mutton numbers eased and prices were $5 to $9 dearer with Merino ewes selling between $35 and $51/head and heavy crossbred ewes $42 to $49/head.