Drop for heavy lambs, mut­ton

Tasmanian Country - - THE STOCK REPORT -

DE­MAND dropped for the best lambs at Roberts’ Quoiba sale on Mon­day as a slightly lighter yard­ing was of­fered.

Heavy lambs reached a top of $161 per head and sold from $142 each.

Medi­umweight lambs were sell­ing for $131 to $145 each and light lines made from $100 to $120 each.

Mut­ton prices eased slightly and ranged from $50 to a top of $80 for heavy sheep.

A big yard­ing of bobby calves saw prices hold to re­cent trends, with beef-cross calves rang­ing from $150 and top­ping at $405.

There was a heav­ier of­fer­ing of 50 pork and prices for all lines were a shade softer tha last week.

Best pork sold from $220 to $285 per head while lighter pigs made $150 to $210.

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