Sheep numbers lead the way up
THERE were more lambs about this week and prices held to recent levels at Roberts’ Quoiba sale on Monday.
This week’s sale high was $166 per head for a pen of heavyweight lambs.
Hevy lambs were selling from $140 to the top of $166 each while medium lines were making from $125 to $145 and lighter lambs from $85 to $126.
This week a heavy yarding of mutton was on offer with prices topping at $116 per head for heavy mutton.
A very good line of store lambs were yarded, topping at $117 each.
There was a lighter offering of 40 pigs and prices were $5 to $10 per head dearer.
Best pork sold from $230 to $285 each while lighter pigs made from $170 to 220. ROBERTS sold in total 126 cattle and 2139 sheep and lambs at this week’s Powranna sale on Tuesday.