Crossbred lambs to $215 at Ouyen

Crossbred lambs to $215 at Ouyen

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Greg Brown, Underbool, Vic, with his five-year-old Lines-blood wethers that made $203 at Ouyen, Vic.

Greg Brown, Underbool, Vic, with his five-year-old Lines-blood wethers that made $203 at Ouyen, Vic.

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THERE were 4906 lambs and 1873 mutton yarded at Ouyen, Vic, on Thursday last week, with lambs $5 to $8 dearer and mutton prices up $10.

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OUYEN, Vic

Yarding: 6779

Crossbred lambs to $215

Merinos to $172

THERE were 4906 lambs and 1873 mutton yarded at Ouyen, Vic, on Thursday last week, with lambs $5 to $8 dearer and mutton prices up $10. 

Export crossbred lambs made $160-$215 or $6.10-$6.60/kg, trades from $110-$169 or $6.20-$6.80/kg and stores $112-$126 or $7-$7.20/kg.

Topping the market was J&P Heaslip, Ouyen, Vic, with 49 crossbreds at $215 and coming a close second was N&R Monaghan, Tempy, Vic, with 61 at $214.

Heavy Merinos made $144-$172 or $6-$6.40/kg and light types from $96-$142 or $6.30-$6.60/kg.

SA Merino lamb vendors included BJ&MK Young, Lameroo, 82 at $172, McNeil Bros, Marama, 54 at $162 and TV Gilbertson, Parilla, 55 at $160.

Selling Merinos were Beelitz Family Trust, Parrakie, 24 at $166.

Looking at mutton, light types made $96-$125 or $5.40-$5.60/kg and heavies $135-$203 or $5.40-$5.60/kg.

Selling Dorper lambs were WMD&SM Small, Geranium, 34 at $172 and 28 at $162.​

​M&C Heintze Murrayville, Vic, sold 58 mutton at $162.

The next scheduled sale is Thursday, June 1.

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