PROCESSORS and restockers competed for a small yarding of 5500 sheep at Jamestown on Thursday.
Prices eased at the Naracoorte combined agents’ monthly store cattle sale on Thursday with buyers cautious about both the season and market direction.
FROM the extreme highs paid at Mt Gambier’s May store market, prices corrected at the store market held on Friday.
TRADE lambs were firm to $5 dearer at Ouyen, Vic, on Thursday last week, while mutton were firm to $5-$10 dearer.
A smaller crowd turned out for the feature cattle sale at Strathalbyn on Friday, to witness prices drop on the previous market.
CATTLE prices remained strong at the monthly Naracoorte store sale on Thursday last week, with heifer returns particularly buoyant.
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