Lamb prices retreat
A LIGHTER offering of lambs at Roberts’ Quoiba sale on Monday saw prices ease across the yarding.
The top pen of heavy lambs reached $171 per head with the majority of heavy lambs averaging $150 to $155.
A light offering of mutton saw prices maintain recent strong quotes.
Heavy lambs sold from $140 to $171 while mediumweight lamb pens made from $133 to $155 and lighter lines from $105 to $135 each.
There was another light offering of 32 pigs and average prices were $10 per head dearer than the improved rates in the last sale.
Best pork sold from $250 to $290 while lighter pigs made $220 to $245.