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Forbes Sheep & Lamb Sale


Yarded 29099

Forbes associated agents yarded 20103 lambs including 12000 new season lambs. NSW and Victorian buyers competed for prime lambs which sold at unchanged rates but the plainer grades eased $3 to $5. Merino lambs were also cheaper. Competition from restocker and feed lot operators was stronger and well bred young lambs were $3 to $4 dearer compared to last weeks sale.
There were 8996 grown sheep yarded and prices eased by $8 to $10 for trade sheep but heavy sheep eased by up to $20 a head compared to last weeks sale.

Trade weight new season lambs$160.00to$198.00
Heavy new season lambs$191.00to$228.00
Light lambs$144.00to$145.00
Trade lambs (up to 23kg)$164.00to$195.00
Heavy lambs (23-26kg)$190.00to$233.00
Extra heavy lambs (26kg+)$202.00to$278.00
Trade weight Merino lambs$140.00to$160.00
Merino wethers$116.00to$164.00
Merino ewes$106.00to$150.00
Crossbred ewes$101.00to$170.00
Light Sheep$57.00to$106.00

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