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Muchea Sheep Report

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Report Date: 16th Aug 2022

Total Yarding: 3610

Numbers were up for a mainly good quality yarding dominated by lambs. A small run of heavy new season lambs sold to limited demand for a top $172/head returning 672c/kg cwt with the balance of new season lambs offered priced lower. Old season lambs sold to $146/head for extra heavy weights. Heavy mutton remained firm with ewes topping at $150 and extra heavy weight wethers at $168/head.

Airfreight weight lambs made from $53 to $97, trade weights sold from $75 to $120 and heavier lambs made $96 to $146 for old season and $140 to $172/head for new season. A large yarding of ram lambs sold from $44 to $126/head.

Store ewes eased selling from $30 to $98 with a fleece, prime medium weight ewes returned $100 to $130 and heavy ewes sold for $124 to $150/head. Heavy weight mature wethers sold from $135 to $168 and mature rams eased making $50 to $121/head to processors.

Market Reporter, Tracey Kilner.