Forbes Sheep Sale

Tuesday 17/05/2022

Forbes agents penned 19724 sheep and lambs including 15923 lambs. Quality was fair to good and the usual buyers competed in the market. Competition varied depending on quality but the best quality lambs attracted good competition. However, the trade weight lambs eased by $3 to $4 and heavy lamb prices were firm with the extra heaviest lambs $3 to $5 dearer. There were 3801 grown sheep penned and prices remained fully firm compared to last week’s dearer sale.

LIGHT YOUNG LAMBS (restocker) $130.00 TO $170.00
TRADE LAMBS (up to 23kg) $156.00 TO $201.00
HEAVY LAMBS (24-26kg $192.00 TO $218.00
EXTRA HEAVY LAMBS (26KG+) $212.00 TO $295.0
HOGGETS $142.00 TO $201.00
MERINO WETHERS $176.00 TO $200.00
MERINO EWES $180.00 TO $230.00
CROSSBRED EWES $173.00 TO $246.00

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