Report Date: 15th Aug 2022
Total Yarding: 3131
Agents penned 3,131 total at Tamworth with 2,136 lambs and 995 grown sheep. All the usual processors and wholesalers were present along with an increased numbers of restockers who were very active on all the store lambs on offer lifting prices by $12 a head. The heavy lambs were not up to last weeks standard and finish however they still sold firm to $5/head less. A very plain penning o mutton sold to prices firm on last week and only back by $3/head.
Light weight lambs to restockers made $118 to average $93.50 with lambs in the 24-26kg range to processors averaging $141 and selling to $157/head. Lambs under 30kg to processors averaged $189 and sold to $203/head. Heavy lambs to export processors made $230 to average $203/head.
A light penning of hoggets to processors made $169 to average $166/head. Light weight ewes returning to the paddock averaged $96 and sold to $146 with heavy mutton ewes to processors selling to $150 and averaging $137/head. Wethers to processors averaged $140/head with a line of store wethers to restockers selling to $137/head.
Market Reporter, Errol Luck.