Lamb numbers increase
MORE lambs were presented at Quoiba this week.
New season lambs held to recent week’s quotes topping at $164.
Old season lamb prices eased slightly topping at $142.
Mutton held to recent week’s quotes. New season lambs Heavy 140-$164 Light $123-$146 Old season lambs Heavy lambs 120-$142 Lighter lambs 97-$126 There was a heavier ning of 54 pork.
Prices were from $10 - $15 per head cheaper than last sale.
Best Pork – 220-$270 Light Pork – 170-$210 Lambs top – New Season Little & Sons $164. Bovill Bros $157. DR & MH Mead $156. Beach House Farm $156 Mutton MJ & PB Lamprey $142. CA Sherriff $141. pen- THERE was a much bigger total yarding of 155 trade and export cattle (plus a few stores) at Powranna and Killafaddy on Tuesday with many more export cattle and a better selection of trade yearlings.
With more to pick from, trade cattle prices eased 5c to 10c/kg with the best making 290c to 326c/kg while restockers paid 287c to 328c/kg for steers and feeders paid 266c to 310c/kg for both steers and heifers.
Good quality grown steers (500-600 kg) made 262c to 298c/kg while exporters paid