Lit­tle move­ment in lamb rates

Tasmanian Country - - THE STOCK REPORT -

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.

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