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Yarding - 18,968 (+1904)
Lambs - 13,875 (+380)
Sheep - 5093 (+1524)

Agents penned 13,875 lambs, in a yarding that lacked the quality and weight of the previous week, ranging from plain to very good. Not all the usual buying group attended with one major exporter absent. After coming off last week’s extremely strong market, prices held firm to $12/head cheaper in places. Competition was still strong for the very neat well-covered trade weight lambs off supplementary feed, to hold mostly firm.

Light trade lambs sold to $10 softer, while medium and heavy trade lambs were firm to $6/head easier, with sales still reaching over 1,000c/kg cwt in places. Heavy export lambs sold to $6 cheaper and extra heavy over 30kg lambs were $10 to $12 softer, selling to a top of $330/head. Not many store buyers were present. Lambs back to the paddock sold from $77 to $195/head holding mostly firm with a few cheaper sales. Very light 1 and 2 score lambs to the processor to suit MK orders sold from $115 to $172, to be $8/head softer.

Lambs to the trade weighing 18 to 22kg sold from $175 to $229, while the 22 to 24kg lambs made from $215 to $254/head with an average range of 920c to 970c/kg cwt. Lambs weighing 24 to 26kg sold from $231 to $272/head to average to average 970c/kg cwt. Export 4 score, 26 to 30kg lambs, sold from $261 to $286, averaging 950c and over 30kg lambs sold from $287 to $330/head, to average from 890c to 900c/kg cwt. Merino lambs sold from $98 to $187/head, with numbers back from last week.

Sheep numbers increased to 5,093. The quality ranged from plain to good, with most of the usual buying group present in a market the eased from last week's high prices to be $5 to $15/head cheaper across all categories. Heavy Merino wethers made from $190 to $245/head with an average range of 715c to 750c/kg cwt. The lighter weights sold from $130 to $182/head. Heavy Merino ewes sold from $187 to $233 to average from 710c to 730c and extra heavy crossbred mutton made sold to $258/head averaging 680c to 710c/kg cwt

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BALLARAT LAMB & SHEEP MARKET AVERAGES 03/08/2021
  LAMBS  
44 K P Maher & Sons, Springbank $330
77 La Rose, Blowhard $328
54 N W Quick & Sons, Dean $324
18 E Cheeseman & E Duke, Springbank $315
69 PFT AGG, Ascot $310
68 Quinlan Farming, Bullarook $310
82 Guthrie Farms, Dean $308
74 D J Ross, Bald Hills $305
29 F A & G J Richardson, Blampied $304
25 Jarlura, Allendale $298
73 D & P Lowry, Birchip $287
44 PJ & TK Preston, Jeparit $286
74 W Preston, Jeparit $285
13 McConachy Farming, Lismore $284
155 Karowara P/L, Joanna $278
69 R & M Turner, Berrybank $272
55 CBN Pastoral, Carisbrook $270
29 AO & DA Wade, Woorndoo $268
82 Bunwarren Farming Co, Yendon $264
63 R Kilpin, Thorpdale $261
88 PA & JA Morcombe, Mena Park $260
53 A S Coon & SA Pascoe, Clunes $260
8 Rural Property Management, Evansford $260
55 SK Bartlett, Alma $259
50 A & P Anton & Sons, Toongabbie $255
67 MT & CL Hanrahan, Mollongghip $252
20 K & R Ellis $251
32 B & J Nicholls, Stradbroke $250
40 Malanda Pastrol Co, Stradbroke $245
52 Dresden Nominees, Woomelong $241
44 B Price, Elaine $240
28 B & T Grant, Raglan $240
27 Gardiner Farms, Fowhow $240
34 M & J Mizzeni, Kooroocheang $236
48 A J Rowe, Bordertown $235
10 Mt Buninyong Pastoral, Scotsburn $235
20 J Andrews, Beech Forest $233
55 K & W McManus, Napoleons $231
33 C Wilson, Alma $230
16 PJ & AM Bone, Nhill $230
32 N & M Thomson,Wicklow $229
20 RF & NE Campbell, Clunes $226
18 S & L Owen, Windermere $225
48 A & R Everett Rokewood Junction $224
21 L & T Rowem Sutherlands Creeks $224
34 DJ & K Mortlock, Dunluce $215
     
  XBRED EWES  
39 Palana Agriculture, Derrinallum $258
38 IBS Vow Seht Nater, Moyston $243
7 Merv Stephenson, Modewarre $240
16 Shaw Pastoral, Newry $228
21 Craig South, Lismore $225
     
  XBRED SHEEP  
41 JD & ME Nelson, Weering $225
29 Mingawalla Ag, Inverleigh $215
     
  MERINO EWES  
36 W Mason & Son, Cochranes Creek $233
53 M & J Brennan, Langi Logan $231
21 GJ & KE Potter, Yeo $222
12 LD & ZL Crouch, Landsborough $222
62 Rural Property Management, Evansford $201
29 Boorook Partners, Woorndoo $193
27 NL & RD Bright, Newstead $191
36 Yurnga Trading, Weerona $180
24 Bartlett Pastoral, Ratshcar $180
21 A & A Nicholson, Morrl Morrl $179
     
  MERINO WETHERS  
155 BA & NL Robertson, Rossbridge $245
54 A & P Lehman, Kinnabulla $244
342 AP & S Millear, Willaura $236
26 G & D Baxter, Werneth
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