Sheep show way up
PRICES were stronger as a lighter yarding of lambs was on offer at Roberts’ Quoiba sale on Monday.
Heavy new season’s lambs reached a top of $173 per head and were selling from $149.
Lighter lamb types were slightly easier but still sold well this week. Mediumweight lambs made from $132 to $151 each while light lambs sold from $114 to $140.
Mutton sold very strongly again with sheep topping at $106 and selling from $60 each.
There was a heavier penning of 72 pigs offered and prices were on a par with last week’s easier rates.
Best pork sold from $210 to $280 per head and lighter types made $140 to $200