SA livestock vendors shine at Ouyen

SA livestock vendors shine at Ouyen

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THERE were plenty of SA vendors at the first Ouyen sheep and lamb sale for 2018.

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THERE were plenty of SA vendors at the first Ouyen sheep and lamb sale for 2018.

Overall, 6078 lambs and 420 mutton were sold for a total yarding of 6498.

Export crossbred lambs made from $189 to $210 or $6 a kilogram to $6.20/kg, trade types from $160-$185 or $6.20-$6.50/kg and store $77-$115 or $5.90-$6.30/kg.

Topping the market with 38 crossbreds at $210 was SA vendor A Beelitz, Parrakie. The same vendor also sold 22 Merinos at $175.

Making the second-highest price was another SA vendor Jim Tonkin, Caliph Holdings, Caliph, who sold White Suffolk-Merino lambs, with 46 making $203 and a further six at $189.

There plenty of other SA crossbred vendors including D Daniels, Pinnaroo, 80 at $184, L&A Dabinett, Pinnaroo, 88 at $180, PC Anderson, Wynarka, 60 at $179 and K&J Schild, Lameroo, 24 at $170.

Vic crossbred lamb sellers included DJ Kay, Ouyen, 38 at $186, E&D Heintze, Murrayville, 56 at $185 and 84 at $176, M Pfeiffer, Ouyen, 96 at $181, N&K Watson, Murrayville, 40 at $168, A&J Stone, Underbool, 24 at $166 and G Mengler, Walpeup, 30 at $160.

Light Merinos averaged $108 and heavies $175.

D Scholz, Kringin, sold 23 Merino lambs at $163.

With mutton, light types made $3.90-$4.10/kg and heavies $3.60-$3.80/kg.

Mutton sellers included P Schultz, Ardrossan, 29 at $131, E&D Heintze, 31 at $128 and W&C Morrish, Tiega, Vic, 79 at $126.

Selling Dorper lambs were MAGNS Partners, Galah, Vic, 27 at $155 and F&L Latta, Walpeup, 27 at $142.

The next scheduled Ouyen sale is next Thursday, February 8.

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