Little movement in lamb rates
LAMBS and sheep sold to similar rates as last’s sale week at Roberts’ Quoiba sale on Monday.
The lamb yarding was similar in size to last week and heavy lambs reached a top of $139 per head. A lighter yarding of mutton saw firmer prices topping at $95.
There was another heavy penning of 55 porkers and pig prices were a shade softer for most pens. Best pigs sold from $220 to $300 a head while light pigs made $175 to $210.
New season’s lambs made from $129 to $139 for heavy types while mediumweights sold from $120 to $128 and lights from $106 to $118.
Best heavy old season’s lambs made $99 to $117 each while mediumweights made $84 to $98 and lighter pens $65 to $74. Sheep made $35 to $95.