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Off the Rails - Market highlight
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Monday 11th December 2017
9260 (53120 head = 5450 (3950) lambs + 3810(1362) sheep
NB. Numbers/prices in brackets are last week’s figures
Record numbers as year draws to a close
One of the biggest yardings for a long time at TRLX today as numbers exceeded 9000 sheep and lambs for the second last sale of the year. Highlights included two flock dispersals, comprising over 900 1st x ewes, sold by G&C on account two local vendors.
Older lambs topped at $203 for lambs (pictured top left) sold by Elders on account BJ & CJ Swain. Other good results included: $198 for Cameron family lambs sold by DCM; $192 for the first pen of the day sold by IML; $184 for Wendouree Grazing selling through CP; and $180 for lambs off the river at Attunga sold by PPA.
Young lambs sold to no quote ($205 last sale); older lambs sold to $203 ($210 last week); and hoggets sold to $175 ($150 last week).
In the first offering, 400 mixed age, 1st cross ewes (pictured 2nd from top) joined to Poll Dorset rams and presenting in forward condition, off shears sold by G&C on account Gary and Leanne Ponto, Loomberah topped at $199 for the 2016 drop.
510 mixed age, 1st x ewes (pictured bottom left), crutched, SM and not re-joined, presenting in forward to fresh condition sold by G&C on account Andrew Smith topped at $150.
Ewes sold to $199 ($152 last sale); and wethers sold to $165 ($162 last sale).
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Spring lamb show & feature sale 2017
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Best lambs for 2017
Monday 5th June 2017
Prime lambs hit a new high with a pen of July drop, February shorn lambs making $231, smashing a record price of $220 that was set just weeks ago.