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Muchea Sheep Report

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Report Date: 17th May 2022

Total Yarding: 5853

Numbers halved this week for a small yarding dominated by lambs. The lamb prices trended down with processor demand easier & selective with the numbers offered. Heavy lambs sold to a top of $186 while heavier weight ewes gained in price with the low numbers on offer.

Airfreight weight lambs made from $45 for light store lines up to $125/head for the best presented prime pens. Trade weights sold from $95 to $138/head. An excellent quality run of heavy lambs made from $130 to a top of $186/head. Heavy ram lambs sold to processors for $105 to $130/head. Merino wether hoggets made $77 to $100/head and young Merino ewe hoggets sold at $61 up to $168/head for the best.

Mutton fluctuated with store ewes selling from $51 to $100 and medium to heavy weight ewes returned $110 to $155/head with a fleece. The best heavy wethers returned $180/head and mature rams finished down on last week selling from $52 to $100/head to processors.

Market Reporter; Tracey Kilner.