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Yarding - 25,520 (-16,280)
Lambs - 20,236 (-16,064)
Sheep - 5284 (-216)

Lamb supply decreased significantly today to 20,236 yarded, 16,000 less to a week ago. The quality was mixed, ranging from plain to very good, as lambs in full wool presented with dryness in the skins and not the weight to previous weeks. All the usual buying group attended, and all were active in the market to see price increases of up to $25/head in places. Light trade sold to $10 dearer, medium trade were to $17/head stronger, Heavy trade sold $8 to $12 better and export heavy lambs were in limited supply and sold to $25/head dearer. Store buyers were dominate today with lambs back to the paddock and to feed on selling $10 to $20/head stronger. Lambs under 18kg sold from $83 to $170 and $160 to $218/head over 18kg cwt.

Light lambs under 18kg cwt to suit MK orders to the trade sold from $150 to $169/head. New season trade lambs 18kg to 22kg sold from $161 to $196, lambs 22kg to 24kg made from $180 to $216, heavy lambs 24kg to 26kg sold from $205 to $225/head, with an average range of 820c to 850c/kg cwt. Export lambs over 26kg made from $222 to $238 and over 30kg sold to $257/head with an average range of 810c to 830c/kg cwt. Shorn lambs were in demand 18kg to 22kg sold from $174 to $185, lambs 22kg to 24kg made from $195 to $209, lambs 24kg to 26kg sold from $202 to $226 and over 26kg made $230 to $269/head to average 830c to 900c/kg cwt.

Sheep numbers decreased to 5,284 penned, the quality ranged from plain to very good. Most of the usual buying group were present, in a stronger market to a week ago. Overall, the market $5 to $10/head dearer across the yarding. Heavy Merino wethers made from $134 to $193/head, to average 640c to 680c/kg cwt. Merino ewes sold from $124 to $175/head to average 600c to 640c and heavy crossbred mutton made $162 to $247/head, to average 580c to 630c/kg cwt.

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BALLARAT LAMB & SHEEP MARKET AVERAGES 11/01/2022
  SUCKERS  
42 GS Conroy, Ballan $257
20 Mt Boninyong Pastoral, Buninyong $241
26 RP & J Lomagno, Jumbunna $238
40 Bryarah P/L, Moriac $235
76 IF & SJ Tucker, Vite Vite $230
41 CD & LJ McKenzie, Illabarook $230
86 Paeon Giselle Noms, Mardon $227
45 W, J & M Black, Beremboke $225
37 M & C Mullane, Ballan $222
33 N Clemm, Bairnsdale $222
31 J Gilliam, Stoneycreek $222
61 Tenterden Pastoral, Glenmore $218
84 A & C Douglass, Woolsthorpe $217
181 Bedad P/L, Thorpdale $216
94 B & R Askew, Ballangeich $216
55 Glenfinnan Noms, Mardan $215
202 Durkin Farms, Thorpdale $214
45 G & S Couper, Mardon $212
67 Tubbut Farms, Tubbut $210
34 G Costello, Norval $210
35 I & G Smith, Burrumbeet $200
50 Everett Partnership, Scotts Creek $196
72 JE & SL Evans, Willaura $193
     
  SHORN LAMBS  
59 L Wrigley, Coghills Creek $269
29 Buninjon Pastoral, Willaura $224
161 Burnbrae Trading, Smeaton $214
96 Stoney Heights, Darlington $212
22 DJ & CA Atkinson, Tocumwal $202
113 Strathjoy Family Trust, Caramut $201
69 Jay Stevens, Horsham $200
     
  XBRED SHEEP  
11 PJ & RL Matthews, Talbot $247
15 BH & KM Robinson, Moyston $220
47 IF & SJ Tucker, Vite Vite $210
30 P & J Dridan, Mt Lonarch $210
69 Willowbank, Bradvale $203
46 EG & SJ Lewis, Werneth $200
63 CJ & AJ Gerrard, Beaufort $198
140 JR Hives, Carngham $195
11 Heatherlie, Hexham $191
60 J Leishman, Ullina $190
16 Rosehill Partners, Waubra $190
22 D Bell, Moyston $183
18 D & J Blackshaw, Thorpdale $181
32 Tudson Enterprise, P/L, Sutherlands Creek $180
     
  MERINO EWES  
62 JR Hives, Carngham $180
80 JM & CM Elder, Hexham $175
45 AD & KM Jones, Tinamba $155
72 Elmdon Wingeel P/L, Wingeel $150
     
  MERINO WETHERS  
72 KJ & I Miller, Meredith $193
97 Buninjon Partnership, Willaura $180
84 Heatherlie, Hexham $177
157 Bartlett Pastoral, Rathscar $168

 

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