Report Date: 27th November 2023
Total Yarding: 14,045
Numbers were back by 2500 for a yarding of 7025 lambs. It was a mixed yarding with a fair selection of trade weight lambs and only limited numbers of heavy weights. Exotics were well supplied and there were limited numbers of Merinos penned.
Trade weight new season lambs were $15 to $20 dearer selling from $76 to $129 to average between 480c and 550c/kg cwt. Trade weight old lambs were up to $20 dearer selling from $68 to $140/head. Heavy weight lambs finished $9 to $13 dearer with old lambs over 24kg selling from $137 to $179/head to average between 570c and 585c/kg cwt. Heavy weight new season lambs sold to $138/head. The few Merino lambs were up to $12 dearer with trade weights selling from $58 to $76/head. Lambs to the restockers were also dearer with the new season lambs going back to the paddock selling from $16 to $85/head. Hoggets were $30 dearer selling to $97/head.
There were 7020 mutton yarded where most grades were $11 to $15/head dearer. Merino ewes sold from $16 to $82 while crossbred ewes sold from $28 to $76/head. Merino wethers sold to $65 with most sheep selling between 200c and 224c/kg cwt. The restockers paid from $16 to $59/head for Merino ewes.
Report produced by David Monk