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Off the Rails - Market highlight

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Monday 16th October, 2017

(4000) head = (2650) lambs + (1350) sheep

NB. Numbers/prices in brackets are last week’s figures

Long term supporters rewarded with 200 CLUB membership

It’s always great to welcome new vendors into our 200 Club but it’s even more satisfying when they are long term supporters of Tamworth.

Top price today went to Simon Kearney, “Amaroo” Attunga who made $207 for his 60+kg lambs (pictured left), off irrigated crop, sold through Simon Burke, B&S. Simon is proprietor of North West Direct Sales, a major sponsor of our annual Spring Lamb Show and Feature Sale for some years now.

The second inductee into our 200 Club is Rossmore Ag, Burren Junction. Their 12-month old, Poll Dorset x Merino lambs (pictured below) made $206 through LMK with Scott Simshauser saying that he has sold their lambs for many years and they are recognized for high performance sheep and lambs.  Congratulations to both vendors and their agents on great results.

LAMBS

Poll position in the younger lambs also went to a regular at TRLX with top price of $182 going to Michael Fitzpatrick for his suckers sold through IML. The best of the shorn suckers made $175 for another familiar name, Craig Pike, also selling through IML and older lambs sold to $207 for the Kearney lambs sold by B&S.  The best Dorper lambs made $182 ($164 last sale).

 Other good results included:  $185 for the best of the DCM lambs; 58-69kg lambs sold by G&C made $178; Dennis Wall’s suckers made $166 through Pitt; and 45+kg Dorper lambs sold by PPA on account Dave Scilley, Narrabri made $148


Lamb wrap

Young lambs sold to $182 ($168 last sale); older lambs sold to $207 ($167 last sale); and shorn lambs sold to ($166 last week).

SHEEP

Thumping big 2-year old 1st x ewes sold by PPA made $145; heavy mutton sold by LMK made $142; and Rossmore Ag ewes sold by LMK made $132.

Sheep wrap

Ewes sold to $147 ($141 last sale); wethers sold to $142 ($138 last sale); and rams sold to $54 ($95 last sale). 

 

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Spring lamb show &feature sale 2017

Did you miss our 2017 Spring lamb show and feature sale? Click here to read the full story.

Best lambs for 2017

Monday 5th June 2017

Prime lambs hit a new high at Tamworth this week with a pen of July drop, February shorn lambs making $231, smashing a record price of $220 that was set just weeks ago.   The outstanding quality heavy lambs were sold by IML on account Tarakan, Cobbadah and, remarkably, vendor Stewart Steiger (pictured left with contract shearers, Benji Robinson and Jock Mallise) says that they were the tail of his lambs.  Stewart says that he’s received more than $200 for his lambs before, but never this much and Ian Morgan says that Tarakan have an excellent reputation, having held the record price for lambs at the old Tamworth saleyards for many years.

(2nd) best lambs for 2017

Monday 22nd May, 2017

The top price was smashed with these heavy lambs (pictured right) sold by Chris Paterson on account Wendouree Grazing, Walcha making $220. Vendor, Evan Dunn says it's the best price he's ever had for his lambs. Congratulations to the Dunn family on a great job.

Click here to see the inductees into our 200 CLUB - vendors who have achieved over $200 for their lambs sold through TRLX

 
 
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