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Trade and Merino Lambs $5-$8 dearer at Bendigo

  • By: "Prime" Ag News
  • Jun 04, 2018

Bendigo Sheep & Lamb 4/6/18

Lamb
Lamb numbers stayed around13000 and quality becoming mixed. Crossbred lamb numbers fell but an increase in merino lambs numbers. Heavy lambs were unchanged heavy trade lambs $3-$4 dearer and trade lambs $4-$8 dearer. The yarding presented and an excellent run of merino lambs, top pen estimated at 32kg with $17 skin made $202.20, and very good quality following which resulted in being $6-$8 dearer

Heavy lambs-$165-$222 $6.00-$6.10c/kg unchanged
Heavy Trade Lambs-$155-$185 $6.30c/kg-$6.4”c/kg $3-$4 dearer
Trade lambs $125-$155 $5-$8 dearer
Merino lambs- $75-$202.20 $5.90c/kg-$5.95c/kg $5-$8 dearer

Sheep
Sheep numbers moved to 6000 in a fully firm market
Crossbred Ewes $75 -$190 firm
Merino Wethers $100-$188 firm
Merino Ewes $85-$178 firm
Lighter end sheep firm