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Heavy Trade Lambs $20 dearer in places at Ballarat

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Yarding - 18,961 (-4487)
Lambs - 14,974 (-2752)
Sheep - 3987 (-1735)

Agents penned 14,974 lambs and the quality ranged from plain to very good. Bidding was strong again this week, and all the usual buying group attended, which saw price increases overall categories. Finished heavy trade lambs off feed presenting with shorter skins and good fat cover sold to $20/head dearer in places. Overall, the market ended $5 to $12/head dearer.

Light trade lambs sold to $10 better, while medium trade was $5 to $10 dearer and heavy trade sold to $9/head stronger. Heavy and extra heavy export lambs sold extremely well to be $12 dearer, selling to a top of $312/head. Store buyers were present with some more active than others. Very light lambs back to the paddock sold mostly firm to a few dollars dearer. Lambs under 18kg sold from $82 to $180 and those over 18kg made from $172 to $192/head. Very light score 1 and 2 lambs to the processor to suit MK orders sold from $110 to $174, to be $7/head better. Lambs to the trade weighing 18 to 22kg sold from $174 to $223, while the 22 to 24kg range made from $208 to$258/head averaging from 915c to 935c/kg cwt.

Lambs weighing 24 to 26kg selling from $213 to $261/head, to average 940c to 960c/kg cwt. Export score 4 lambs sold from $246 to $294and those over 30kg sold to $312/head, to average 830c to 915c/kg cwt. Merino lambs sold from $83 to $168 for lightweights and sold to atop of $214/head for those weighing over 18kg cwt.

Sheep numbers decreased to 3,987 in a yarding where the quality was plain to good. Most of the processors were present but not all active in another strong market where heavy sheep sold $10 dearer and light weights sold firm to $10/head dearer in places. Heavy Merino wethers made from $181 to $197, while the lighter weights sold from $107 to $143/head. Heavy Merino ewes sold from $184 to $255 to average between 720c to 740c and extra heavy crossbred ewes sold to $250/head averaging 650c to 700c/kg cwt. Rams sold to $100 for crossbreds and Merinos made to $132/head.

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BALLARAT LAMB & SHEEP MARKET AVERAGES 20/7/2021
  LAMBS  
86 R & TA Cook P/L, Hopetoun $312
69 PFT Agg, Ascot $312
78 La Rose, Blowhard $310
75 D & P Lowry, Birchip $306
66 Guthrie Farms, Dean $306
50 DG Rowe & Sons, Bannockburn $305
152 LL & HM Chibnall, Ascot $300
145 KP Maher & Sons, Springbank $300
56 X Toohey, Springbank $298
34 I & D Porter, Lake Wongan $297
75 Caverndale Farming P/L, Blowhard $294
22 RE & AR Wardlaw, Avoca $294
45 LT & TL Rowe, Sutherlands Creek $288
43 ML Lee, Munro $282
81 Cliffney Park, Ellerslie $275
31 RJ & DM Wardlaw, Avoca $274
65 P & V Mortlock Nominees, Dunluce $271
32 BLC Farms, Kingston $270
54 Weering Pastoral, Weering $265
42 B & R Dickson, Trawalla $265
33 JP Daly, Lismore $265
83 T & P Missen, Werneth $260
71 PA & JA Morcombe, Mena Park $260
53 BP & JA Lanfranchi, Mt Hooghly $260
11 Daryl Spalding, Lara $260
69 Kelloe Grove P/L, Learmonth $258
62 CG & BM Hogan, Birchip $258
68 Greenvale Farming, Kingston $257
54 N Sheehan, Dunnstown $254
30 R & L Sanders, Werneth $254
17 Glenore, Carisbrook $254
69 Bunwarren Farming Co, Yendon $253
10 Jock Davidson, Waubra $250
92 GW & PD Birkett, Pootilla $248
50 Loch Hope Noms, Leongatha $248
87 MR & LM Horne, Cressy $240
49 Myuna, Woorndoo $234
10 BJ & FE Clancy, Winchelsea $232
82 DJ & K Mortlock, Dunluce $228
46 CJ & C Ruddle, Ellerslie $228
15 N & C Symons, Ellerslie $228
39 Rosevale Ridge P/L, Maroona $225
34 AG Weir P/L, Dunluce $223
33 JW Gray, Darlington $223
72 DK Anders, Hexham $222
29 CR & MR Burville, Ballan $222
84 SW Martin, Concongella $210
     
  XBRED SHEEP  
21 J & S Matheson, Winchelsea $268
23 Emu Hill, Linton $238
10 PE & JE Barni, Melton $231
96 Ipsen Agri P/L, Bowenvale $230
27 Read Farming, Crossroads $230
47 N & D Gadsden, St Arnaud $220
15 Erinsvale P/L, Gordon $220
13 Ag Weir P/L, Dunluce $220
23 Ballark, Morrisons $200
31 Coliban Heights, Spring Hill $180
     
  MERINO EWES  
148 AJ & MG Gordon, Dunluce $255
27 N Winslade, St Arnaud $193
20 T & M Cook, Lismore $191
32 Lonsdale Pastoral, Lake Lonsdale $175
     
  MERINO WETHERS  
78 Selkirk Grazing Co, Westmere $225
66 Richard Hayward Family Trust, Burrumbeet $192
37 R & H Kent, Meredith $190
28 PJ Commins, Ensasy $190
80 Vincent Colla, Meredith $169
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