Report Date: 10th Aug 2022
Total Yarding: 2535
Numbers were up for a small yarding of mixed quality sheep. Prices fluctuated with processing lambs equal and light store lambs discounted with little demand. Prime mutton gained with demand while store ewes were cheaper with very poor conditioned lines offered.
Light weight lambs weighing under 16kg cwt made from $35 to $70 while heavier under 18kg cwt lambs returned $70 to $90/head. Trade weight lambs sold from $100 to $115 and heavy lambs sold to $135/head. Merino wether hoggets sold from $70 to $100/head.
Light and medium weight store ewes sold from $50/head with a fleece, to $75/head. Medium weight prime ewes weighing under 30kg cwt returned $90 to $131 and heavy X-bred ewes made to $129/head. Best heavy wethers returned $120 and mature rams were up with demand, selling from $10 to $114/head.
Market Reporter, Tracey Kilner.
This market report was compiled remotely.