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Griffith Sheep Report

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Report Date: 6th May 2022

Total Yarding: 13100

Lamb numbers jumped and the quality was fair to good. Store and trade lambs were only in limited numbers and quality varied while there were was a good supply of well finished heavy and extra heavy lambs. Merino numbers also improved. The market trend was cheaper on a mixed run of trade weights and $4 to $9 dearer on the heavy and extra heavy lambs.

Store lambs sold from $50 to $123/head. The few trade weights to 22kg cwt sold between $143 to $156/head. Heavy trade lambs 22 to 24kg sold from $176 to $197/head averaging 760c to 785c/kg cwt and 24 to 26kg lambs made from $181 to $210/head or 770c/kg on average. Heavy weight 26 to 30kg ranged from $200 to $235 and extra heavy lambs over 30kg cwt $235 to $275/head. Merino trades $158 to $177 and heavy weights reached $210/head. Best priced hogget reached $205/head.

Mutton numbers lifted and quality was fair to good. Merinos ewes were best supplied and all weights were represented. The market sold to a dearer trends of $10 to $13/head. Medium weight ewes $110 to $168 and heavy crossbreed ewes reached $175/head. Heavy Merinos sold from $193 to $204/head.

Market Reporter; Graeme Richard.