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Forbes Sheep & Lamb Sale


Yarded 22922

There were 18117 lambs included.  Numbers were similar in a good quality offering which was overall better than last weeks sale. As expected prices held at firm to dearer rates. There were 2500 new season lambs penned which made $225 to $263.00 averaging above $10 a kilo dressed weight. Light lambs sold at firm rates, trade weights were also fully firm, heavy lambs 26-30 kilos d/w improved another $5 to $6 but extra heavies over 30 kilos were unchanged compared to last weeks sale.
There were 4805 grown sheep yarded and prices were slightly easier for light sheep but trade and heavy grades sold $4 to $7 dearer than last weeks sale. 

Light lambs$141.00to$165.00
Trade lambs (up to 23kg)$160.00to$255.00
Heavy lambs (23-26kg)$245.00to$260.00
Extra heavy lambs (26kg +)$262.00to$339.00
Trade weight Merino lambs$155.00to$212.00
Heavy Merino lambs$NQto$
Merino wethers$144.00to$200.00
Merino ewes$120.00to$217.00
Crossbred ewes$140.00to$228.00
Light sheep$65.00to$108.00

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