Smaller yarding, bigger rates

By Alistair Lawson
Updated December 18 2015 - 5:58pm, first published June 28 2013 - 4:00am
Adelaide Hills mixed-farmer Michael Noack, Springton, puts a keen eye over these Jamestown scanned in-lamb ewes. He bought the pen of 109 at $135 – the highest price of the day. The ewes are due to lamb to White Suffolks in the next four weeks.
Adelaide Hills mixed-farmer Michael Noack, Springton, puts a keen eye over these Jamestown scanned in-lamb ewes. He bought the pen of 109 at $135 – the highest price of the day. The ewes are due to lamb to White Suffolks in the next four weeks.

AS SHEEP numbers through saleyards decline for the winter months, prices continue to rise – and last Thursday's Jamestown monthly market was no exception, where rates were up to $30 more than at the previous sale.

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