Market information provided by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service
Tuesday’s sheep and lamb sale
Lamb numbers lifted and the quality was plainer. Light lambs and trade weights were limited and there was a good run of heavy weights. Extra heavy lambs were not as plentiful and there was not the extremely heavy weights.
Not all the usual buyers were operating in a cheaper market that strengthened as the sale progressed with short skinned lambs holding their value the best.
Light restocking lambs sold from $140 to $177/head. Medium and heavy trade weights were $13 to $19/head cheaper. The long wool lambs falling the most to make from $173 to $186/head, or to average 860c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs were back $12 to $14 and sold from $191 to…