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Katanning Sheep Sale Report

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Meat & Livestock Australia Saleyard Reports

Report Date: 22nd May 2024

Total Yarding: 5,304

Commentary

Numbers were up for a mixed quality yarding of 5304 head at Katanning. All mutton and ram categories trended up with processor demand while a lighter weight yarding of lambs eased. Heavy trade weight lambs sold to $108 while plain store lambs sold as low as $2/head. Heavy Merino wethers sold to $78 and ewe mutton gained $10 to $30 with heavy weights selling to $84 and while the heavy mature rams were also in demand topping at $49/head.

Light weight lambs under 16kg cwt sold to $65 while weights under 18kg cwt sold from $35 to $83, trade weights returned $50 to $108/head. Light weight ram lambs made $2 while heavy weights sold to $70/head.

Xbred hoggets sold from $54 to $65 while young Merino wether hoggets made $30 to $81 and ewes sold from $2 to $41/head.

Store ewes were up $10 selling from $2 to $46, medium weights sold to $69 and heavy weights over 30kg cwt returned from $52 to $84/head. Heavy Merino wethers returned $65 to $78 while mature rams made from $5 to $49/head.

Tracey Kilner NLR

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