Good demand at Jamestown

Good demand at Jamestown


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PRICES held up well at the Jamestown saleyard on Thursday last week.

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PRICES held up well at the Jamestown saleyard on Thursday last week.

Two vendors topped the wether lamb section.

Neil and Catherine Klingner, Crystal Brook, sold 222 Springvale North-bloods for $130, while Berry Springs sold 131 Allala/Brimanna-bloods at the same price.

Ruth Robinson, Mannanarie, sent her wether lambs in a month earlier than usual, due to the season, but was happy with the $120 her line of 270 North Ashrose-bld wether lambs made.

Wartaka Pastoral, via Port Augusta, had 154 East Bungaree-blood 2017-drop wethers sell for $144 to Landmark Kadina.

Topping the crossbred lamb section was DE&LNE Hansen, Georgetown, with 480 White Suffolk-Merinos that sold for $136 to Hill Livestock.

The highest price for ewe lambs was $127 for 104 Broadoak-blds from Clark Bros, Jamestown.

There were only a few pens of young ewes in and the top price of $220 was made by Palmer Farming Trust, with 211 Baderloo-blds.

Carol and David Warwick, Holowiliena South, Cradock, topped the 2.5-year-old ewe section with 236 Old Ashrose-blds that sold for $184.

JW&JF Higgins, Booleroo Centre, sold the tops of the 3.5yo ewes with 184 Springvale North-blds at $138.

Kanyaka Props, Hawker, had the top price 4.5yo ewes at $166 with 200 East Bungaree/Greenfields-blds.

Making the top price for 5.5yo ewes was G&B Rowe, Cradock, with 225 Greenfields-blds at $156.

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