Report Date: 18th May 2022
Total Yarding: 8510
It was a pretty good quality yarding with good numbers of heavy weight lambs along with fair numbers of trade weights. There were also fair numbers of secondary lambs and hoggets yarded. Most of the usual buyers were in attendance and operating.
Trade lambs were firm to $2 cheaper selling from $142 to $195/head to average between 765c and 785c/kg cwt. Heavy weight lambs were $6 to $9 cheaper with the 24kg to 30kg lambs selling from $187 to $222 to average 760c while the lambs over 30kg sold from $236 to $255/head to average 750c/kg cwt. A single pen of trade weight Merino lambs sold for $158/head. Lambs to the restockers were around firm with the better types selling from $90 to $162/head. Hoggets sold to $190/head.
Numbers remained similar for a pretty good quality yarding of mutton where most grades were $10 to $20/head dearer. Merino ewes sold from $75 to $205 while the medium and heavy weight crossbred ewes sold from $150 to $246/head to average 640c/kg cwt. Merino wethers sold from $95 to $209/head. Very light Merino ewes sold to the restockers for $37 and $41 while crossbred ewes sold to the restockers for $190/head.
Market reporter; David Monk.