Ouyen crossbreds sell to $198

Ouyen crossbreds sell to $198

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Izzie and Billy Kelly in front of their grandparents’ Marg and Duke Nicholl’s pen of 36 crossbred new season sucker lambs that sold for $133.

Izzie and Billy Kelly in front of their grandparents’ Marg and Duke Nicholl’s pen of 36 crossbred new season sucker lambs that sold for $133.

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REDUCED numbers of 2552 lambs and 974 mutton at Ouyen, Vic, on Thursday, July 13, meant prices were firm to $5 dearer on the previous sale.

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REDUCED numbers of 2552 lambs and 974 mutton at Ouyen, Vic, on Thursday, July 13, meant prices were firm to $5 dearer on the previous sale.

Export crossbred lambs made $163 to $198 or $5.90-$6.10/kg, trades from $124-$175 or $5.80-$6.30/kg and stores from $118-$132 or $5.30-$5.70/kg.

Topping the crossbred lambs was N&F Hamilton, Ouyen, 54 at $198. 

Also selling crossbreds were Towk Bros, Ouyen 10 at $186, Peter Lonergan, Kiamal, Vic, 88 at $183, W Schultz, Mittyack, Vic, 21 at $182, D&J Jonasson, Cowangie, Vic, 26 at $177 and Elliott Rural Farms, Torrita, Vic, 48 at $168.

Bunstan and Nicholl, Linga, Vic, had 33 crossbred sucker lambs make $133.

Outcross' Tom Newsome and Mark Buttenshaw, who trialled their scanning and software equipment at the Ouyen, Vic, Livestock Exchange.

Outcross' Tom Newsome and Mark Buttenshaw, who trialled their scanning and software equipment at the Ouyen, Vic, Livestock Exchange.

Looking at mutton, light types made $4-$4.40/kg and heavies $3.70-$4.20/kg.

Lameroo vendors selling mutton included R&D Nuske, Lameroo, with 71 at $124 and L&R Gregurke, 79 at $116.

Burta Station, via Broken Hill, NSW, had 137 mutton make $130.

Selling Merino lambs were C&G Young, Patchewollock, Vic, 21 at $155 and L,B,K&T Schultz, Pinnaroo, 19 at $145.

Lameroo vendor J Beckmann topped the Dorper lamb section with 53 at $159.

Also selling Dorper lambs were L Harmer, Mildura, Vic, 75 at $155, S&H Grant, Manangatang, Vic, 23 at $148, P&J Rundle, Lameroo, 42 at $137 and A&L Baird, Wentworth, NSW, 37 at $143.

The next scheduled Ouyen sale is Thursday July 27.

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