Mt Gambier Sheep Report

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Report Date: 29th November 2023

Total Yarding: 6,881


Numbers eased a little as agents yarded 6,744 lambs and 137 sheep to total a combined 6,881 head overall. These sold to a small field of regular trade and processor buyers including a major supermarket along with a number of active restocker orders. Quality was mixed from light store lambs up to extra heavy lots as the market sold to dearer rates of $6 to $12 with a range of 510c to 540c/kg cwt covering most sales
Light lambs to the trade made from $46 to $86 as light trade lots sold from $88 to $102 with restockers purchasing from $44 to $86/head. Tradeweight types returned from $104 to $128 as heavy pens ranged from $125 to $148 with extra heavy lots making from $148 to the market high of $188/head.
Hoggets sold from $35 to $44 as ewes made from $18 to $50/head.
Market Reporter Peter Kerr