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Cowra Sheep Report

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Report Date: 18th May 2022

Total Yarding: 5350

Lamb numbers doubled and quality improved with the extra heavy weight lambs showing top condition. There were mainly heavy weights penned along with some trade and light lambs. All the buyers were present and operating and competition was sound resulting in a firm to slightly dearer market.

Light lambs sold to the restockers from $105 to $159 while heavier lines sold from $162 to $165/head. Medium and heavy trade weight lambs were firm to slightly dearer and averaged 780c/kg cwt. The 23 to 24kg heavy trade weight lambs sold from $181 to $191/head. Heavy weight lambs were firm to dearer and averaged from 735c to 760c/kg cwt. The heavy weight lambs sold from $204 to $207 while the extra heavy weight lambs sold from $213 to a top of $287/head.

Mutton numbers were limited and quality was mixed. Medium first cross ewes sold from $120 to $148/head or 615c/kg cwt. Heavy first cross ewes sold to $220/head.

Market Reporter; Rob Pearce.