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Warwick Sheep Report

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Warwick Sheep Report

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Report Date: 10th Aug 2022

Total Yarding: 1520

The supply of stock improved by 664 head at Warwick with 1,120 lambs and 400 grown sheep penned. With the return to a full panel of export buyers prices lifted on the trade and heavy lambs also the grown sheep. The regular wholesalers, butchers and feeder operators were present and active along with renewed interest from restockers who competed strongly on the ewe portion of the yarding with prices lifting across these lines.

Young lambs returning to the paddock made $140 to average $99/head. Light weight lambs to restockers averaged $116 and sold to $140 with lambs over 20kg to feeder buyers selling to $156 and averaging $152/head. Butcher weight lambs sold from $142 to $178 and averaged $162/head. Lambs to the wholesale meat trade made $198 and averaged $188 with the ewes to restockers selling to $210/head.

Well finished heavy hoggets to processors sold to $172 and averaged $170/head. Ewes to processors made $132 with a line of young ewes to restockers selling from $145 to $167/head. Wethers to processors made $150/head. Ram lambs to restockers averaged $130 and sold to $170 with dorper rams returning to the paddock at $200/head. Ewes and lambs sold for $250/unit.

Market Reporter, Errol Luck.