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Yarding - 62,107 (+6985)
Lambs - 45,683 (+5106)
Sheep - 16,424 (+1879)

Lamb supply increased again this week to 45,483 penned, the yarding quality wasn’t as good as previous weeks, ranging from plain to very good. All the usual buying group attended in a market that started easier to gain as it progressed, also processors indicated lamb skins have dropped in value over the last week across all categories, with the market ending either side of firm. Trade lambs sold firm to $5 cheaper, export lambs were in demand with limited supply selling $4 to $8/head dearer to a week ago. Store buyers were again strong on the lighter lambs, to go back to the paddock and feed on, under 18kg sold $60 to $170 and over 18kg cwt made from $163 to $225 to be $5/head softer in places. Shorn lambs are starting to present in the market selling well to range from $144 to $190/head with most sales 880c/kg cwt and above.

Light lambs under 18kg cwt to suit MK orders to the trade sold from $146 to $179/head. Trade lambs 18kg to 22kg sold from $163 to $218 and lambs 22kg to 24kg made from $185 to $234, with an average range of 815c to 845c/kg cwt and heavy lambs 24 to 26kg sold from $213 to $248/head, to average 850c to 880c/kg cwt. Export lambs 26kg to 30kg made from $246 to $310 with an average range of 910c to 940c/kg cwt.

Sheep numbers increased to 16,424 penned, the quality ranged from plain to very good with most of the usual buying group present, with more active this week. Overall, the market $5 to $20/head dearer across the yarding, Merino weather having the biggest increase. Heavy Merino wethers made from $186 to $225, to average 685c to 710c/kg cwt, lighter weights sold from $148 to $186/head. Heavy Merino ewes sold from $174 to $218 to average 660c to 680c and heavy crossbred mutton made $159 to $230/head, to average 630c to 650c/kg cwt.

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BALLARAT LAMB & SHEEP MARKET AVERAGES 7/12/2021
  SUCKERS  
55 Emu Hill Pastoral, Linton $310
78 Rutlands Pastoral, Vite Vite $295
77 McConachy Farm, Berrybank $272
13 KM Stapleton, Ellerslie $271
175 Warrawidgee Pastoral, Pittong $270
80 Rowallan Lodge, Burrumbeet $270
90 HR & RH Hibson, Thorpdale $269
65 IG & FE Sharp, Willowvale $265
37 AS & LM Wardlaw, Avoca $265
68 SJ Loader, Glenbrae $264
53 Gallagher Trading Trust, Ercildoune $262
39 ML & JT Wardlaw, Avoca $262
94 A, E, D & L Hotchkin, Thorpdale $261
36 K & M Hare, Lismore $260
164 RJ & DM Wardlaw, Avoca $258
32 Commera, Creswick $257
49 Ayres Ag, Skipton $256
76 FT Blood, Mt Moriac $253
40 KJ Moore, Creswick $253
26 N & S Carey, Gordon $250
44 H Hurley, Bungal $248
63 BL Wardlaw, Avoca $246
63 CD & SG Powell, Windermere $243
46 Coryule P/L, Willowvale $242
159 Durkin Farms, Thorpdale $236
62 R Clarke & Co, Bolinda Vale $235
121 Castello Farm, Thorpdale $234
86 IG & HM Mathews, Brewster $233
43 AR & GS Johns, Winchelsea $232
68 FW Powell, Thorpdale $231
43 CP Smith, Darlington, $231
56 Leigh Range, Bamganie $230
130 SA Dridan, Lake Goldsmith $229
90 Strathpine Pastoral, Streatham $229
49 Grant Family Trust, Vite Vite $225
47 PR & EP Muir, Myrniong $225
25 Eden Pastoral, Elaine $225
79 KF Dalton, Trawalla $223
88 MN Castello, Thorpdale $219
44 Barr St Quentin, Lismore $217
22 Kilmorey Partnership, Woolsthorpe $216
68 Tarra Park, Minjah $215
36 BT & LM Roycroft, Terang $215
35 Maylin Farming, Derrinallum $214
44 TE May, Kingston $213
102 J & A Fahey, Thorpdale $211
133 Alcinta, Tourello $210
124 Anderson Ag, Mingay $190
60 Langcoll, Pomberneit Nth $188
156 PM & RM Dooley, Warncoort $185
     
  HOGGETS  
80 Westbrook Agriculture, Loxton $236
     
  SHORN LAMS  
22 I & R Hentsberger, Dumbalk Nth $277
     
  OLD LAMBS  
58 Mount Bute Pastoral, Linton $225
37 S Buttler, Berrybank $185
     
  XBRED SHEEP  
27 Wilks Family Trust, Anakie $232
94 PM & RM Dooley, Warncoort $230
87 Emu Hill Pastoral, Linton $230
25 SM & HI Wilsher, Freshwater Creek $228
64 DL & CM Barr, Woorndoo $226
24 Bon Nerrin, Nerrin Nerrin $225
14 Kallaroo Farming, Pura Pura $225
142 Peel Ag P/L, Gnarwarre $220
97 PL & LM May, Derrinallum $220
62 Barr St Quentin, Lismore $220
19 Taylor Bros, Lismore $218
140 Cloverside Pastoral Co, Weering $217
14 David Dennis, Mt Duneed $215
98 Burnbrae Pastoral, Inverleigh $210
44 Ayres Ag, Skipton $210
38 Warrawidgee, Pittong $206
90 H & R Hobson, Thorpdale $205
79 Glenspean Partners, Meredith $205
63 I & E Perry, Landsborough $205
42 Rutlands Pastoral, Vite Vite $202
59 AS & LM Wardlaw, Avoca $200
16 NG & CD Mawson, Winchelsea $200
22 K & R Liston, $195
     
  MERINO EWES  
29 ML & JT Wardlaw, Avoca $197
130 Hunter Richardson Rural P/L, Glenthompson $190
101 Rosevale Ridge, Maroona $175
32 JE & G Harvey, Inverleigh $175
30 K & J Mitchell, Werona $175
21 AC Pickford, Clunes $175
46 D & D Monaghan, Stawell $174
39 H & J Duver, Rhymney $170
39 NJ Amery, Mt Bruno $170
82 GF & B Simpson, Winjallok $166
     
  MERINO WETHERS  
30 G McGuiness, Wareek $220
40 DW Sutton, Omeo $218
46 Pendower, Rokewood $215
64 Glenayr, Beaufort $212
131 Westbrook Agriculture, Loxton $197
247 Boortkoi Pastoral Co, Hexham $186
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