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Yarding - 11,289 (-3683)
Lambs - 6559 (-2042)
Sheep - 4730 (-1641)

Numbers decreased to 6,559 lambs of mixed quality, ranging from plain to good. Not all the usual buying group attended, and some present not active which didn’t affect the the market with new season lambs selling firm to dearer throughout the yarding, with limited numbers in all categories. Store buyers were active with lambs back to the paddock, sold from $116 to $205, to be $5 to $10/head dearer, ranging from 940c to 1050c/kg cwt.

New season light lambs under 18kg to the trade made from $128 to $201, up $5 to $12/head. Lambs 18 to 20kg sold $191 to $205, firm to $10/head stronger. Lambs 20kg to 22kg made from $210 to $231, to $5/head dearer and averaging 960c to 980c/kg cwt. Lambs 22kg to 24kg sold from $215 to $239, firm to $3 better to average 950c to 970c cwt, and lambs 24kg to 26kg were in demand selling from $240 to $280/head, to average 960c to 1000c/kg cwt. Old lambs were very limited and quality mixed, selling from $116 to $284/head to be firm to slightly dearer for the neat short skins to average 880c to 920c/kg cwt.

4,700 sheep yarded of mixed quality ranging from plain to good. The market was softer on the heavy mutton, while light sheep remained firm. Heavy Merino ewes sold from $165 to $220/head with Merino mutton to average around 620c to 650c/kg cwt. Heavy crossbred ewes sold from $160 to $210 to average 600c to 625c/kg cwt. Heavy Merino wethers sold from $168 to $230/head to average 640c to 680c/kg cwt

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BALLARAT LAMB & SHEEP MARKET AVERAGES 5/10/2021
  SUCKERS  
94 WS & SE Bucknall, Majorca $279
38 Major Court, Talbot $264
100 P & V Mortlock Nominees, Dunluce $255
29 G Horwill, Natte Yallock $250
39 IL & LM Buchholz, Lismore $247
80 KR Impey, Lexton $243
45 CIA Mann, Derrinallum $240
22 Stoneyfold Angus, Derrinallum $239
44 Elestan Ag, Balliang $234
43 CA Impey, Lexton $231
70 Pinegrove Farms P/L, Stoneleigh $229
29 B & T Mottram, Maryborough $226
32 D Tweedle, Mt Bute $225
42 JA & LC McGrath, Tatyoon $222
23 A Sartori & Sons, Strangways $210
25 BJ & GA Hayes, Eversley $205
36 DG Rowe & Sons, Bannockburn $202
154 R & L Jackson, Moyston $201
100 ML Stevens, Ararat $201
     
  OLD LAMBS  
29 G & E McDougall, Pennyroyal $284
11 LA Wrigley, Coghills Creek $280
18 MJ Stevenson, Learmonth $265
10 SBM McInnes, Stavely $258
23 Craigwood P/L, Shelford $252
27 Naweenda, Mortlake $240
60 N & R Pearce, Inverleigh $235
76 Lenehan & Moran, Ararat $222
13 G & MP Bryant, Rokewood $220
     
  XBRED SHEEP  
75 PJ McInnes, Wickliffe $220
33 SBM McInnes, Wickliffe $215
25 McInnes Ag, Wickliffe $215
61 Delta Pastoral, Berrybank $212
26 M & S Powell, Windermere $212
45 DA, JA & PJ McInnes, Wickliffe $208
46 Murroka, Larralea $202
29 Harris Farms, Dumbalk $200
19 Hillend Dorsets, Millbrook $200
84 Naweenda, Mortlake $190
21 AJ Vallance, Boongala $190
17 P & K Mulcahy, Streatham $186
10 P Chisholm, Camperdown $182
     
  MERINO EWES  
50 I & J Bright, Newstead $172
34 RL Albert, Dobie $170
48 CW & AM Wardlaw, Avoca $168
66 JM, JH & JJ Elliott, Rathscar West $165
     
  MERINO WETHERS  
344 J & V Handley, Maryborough $230
35 CS Lockhart, Lexton $195
34 NW Beattie, Dookie $188
74 P & K Mulcahy, Streatham $175
51 Avenir Farms, Skipton $174
24 WK Dodson, Strathlea $172
76 JC Stevens, Ararat $170
34 2A Pastoral Co, Bullarook $170
59 JM, JH & JJ Elliott, Rathscar West $168
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