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Forbes Sheep & Lamb Sale

Tuesday21/05/2019

Yarded 29453

There were 23055 lambs included.  Quality of the lambs was excellent with a large offering of heavy and extra heavy lambs despite the prevailing seasonal conditions.  Prime trade weight crossbred and merino lambs were also in reasonable numbers.  Prices improved across all categories. Light lambs were $10 dearer under strong competition from re-stockers and processors. Trade weights lifted by $8 and heavy lambs by $15 to $20  compared to last week's sale.    
There were 6398 grown sheep yarded in the dearest ever CWLX sheep sale.
Prices for all grades were $5 to $10 dearer compared to last weeks sale.

Light lambs$135.00to$162.00
Trade lambs (up to 23kg)$160.00to$206.00
Heavy lambs (23-26kg)$210.00to$223.00
Extra heavy lambs (26kg +)$233.00to$305.00
Trade weight Merino lambs$152.00to$194.00
Heavy Merino lambs$202.00to$231.00
Hoggets$138.00to$250.00
Merino wethers$0to$0
Merino ewes$112.00to$260.00
Crossbred ewes$125.00to$256.00
Light sheep$55.00to$110.00

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