Forbes Sheep & Lamb Sale 17-11-2020

Forbes agents penned a total of only 8948 sheep and lambs. There were 5714 lambs but only 1700 were unshorn new season lambs, many of which were purchased by re-stocker orders and they sold at firm rates. The shorn lambs were mostly’20 drop and buyer competition was strong resulting in prices rising by $4 to $6 compared to last weeks sale.

There were 3214 grown sheep offered and prices were $6 to $8 dearer.

Forbes Sheep & Lamb Sale 17-11-2020

Forbes agents penned a total of only 8948 sheep and lambs. There were 5714 lambs but only 1700 were unshorn new season lambs, many of which were purchased by re-stocker orders and they sold at firm rates. The shorn lambs were mostly’20 drop and buyer competition was strong resulting in prices rising by $4 to $6 compared to last weeks sale.

There were 3214 grown sheep offered and prices were $6 to $8 dearer.

Forbes Sheep & Lamb Sale 17-11-2020

Forbes agents penned a total of only 8948 sheep and lambs. There were 5714 lambs but only 1700 were unshorn new season lambs, many of which were purchased by re-stocker orders and they sold at firm rates. The shorn lambs were mostly’20 drop and buyer competition was strong resulting in prices rising by $4 to $6 compared to last weeks sale.

There were 3214 grown sheep offered and prices were $6 to $8 dearer.

24-11-2020 There were only 8049 sheep and lambs yarded which included 6090 lambs.Trade weight lambs were slightly dearer and heavier grades sold at unchanged rates compared to last weeks sale.

There were 1959 grown sheep penned and prices slipped by $10 a head compared to last weeks sale.

LIGHT LAMBS $123.00 to $168.00
TRADE LAMBS (up to 23kg) $157.00 to $184.00
HEAVY LAMBS (23-26kg) $187.00 to $196.00
EXTRA HEAVY LAMBS (26kg+) $200.00 to $252.00
TRADE WEIGHT MERINO LAMBS $147.00 to $165.00
HOGGETS $166.00 to $223.00
MERINO WETHERS $145.00 to $215.00
MERINO EWES $144.00 to $208.00
CROSSBRED EWES $155.00 to $210.00
RAMS $126.00 to $140.00

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