Yass Sheep & Lamb Sale
Lamb numbers fell and there were 14,400 new season lambs offered. The quality was good with a large number of lambs still with some
freshness. Trade and heavy lambs were well supplied and the were several large drafts of light store lambs. The market sold to a stronger
Light store lambs were up to $17 dearer and sold from $139 to $170/head. Medium and heavy trade weights were fully firm on the fresher
lambs but slipped $3 to $4 on those lambs that were drier and sold from $146 to $176/head. Heavy lambs were $5 to $7 dearer selling from
$165 to $206/head. Extra heavy lambs made from $195 to $250/head. Australian White ewe lambs to a restocking order sold to a top of
$360/head. Merino lambs were dearer with a large run of trade weights selling from $160 to $178/head.
Mutton numbers eased by $7 to $10/head and the quality was plainer. Medium weight ewes made from $118 to $177/head. Heavy crossbreds
sold from $198 to $235/head and Merino wethers reached a top of $240/head.
|New Season Lambs||No Quote||to|
|Heavy New Season Lambs||No Quote||to|
|TRADE LAMBS (up to 23kg)||$146.00||to||$176.00|
|HEAVY LAMBS (23-26kg)||$165.00||to||$206.00|
|EXTRA HEAVY LAMBS (26kg+)||$195.00||to||$250.00|
|TRADE WEIGHT MERINO LAMBS||$160.00||to||$178.00|
|MERINO EWES||No Quote||to|
|LIGHT SHEEP||No Quote||to|
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