Ouyen sets higher lamb record

Ouyen sets higher lamb record


The Ouyen Livestock Exchange has again broken its saleyard record.


THE Ouyen Livestock Exchange in Vic has again broken its saleyard record, with lambs selling to $320 on Thursday last week.

The previous record of $305 was set two weeks ago.

The top 66 crossbreds were sold by N&F Hamilton, Ouyen.

Overall export crossbred lambs made from $218-$320 or $8-$8.60/kg, trade types made $140-$235 or $8.40-$9.30/kg, while store/lighter lambs made $56-$150.

MG Lynch, Morkalla, Vic, was next closest, selling 75 crossbred lambs at $290 and another 60 at $266, while IR Arney, Werrimull, Vic, sold 81 lambs at $270.

Also making $266 for their crossbred lambs were J&A Frankle, Patchewollock, Vic, with 48 and J Hahnel Nominees, Timberoo, Vic, with 57.

J Hahnel Nominees also sold 55 Merino lambs at $230, but the sale top went to Mallee View Props, Galga, with 252 Merino lambs at $234.

Heavy Merinos made from $180-$227 or $8-$8.50/kg, while lighter types sold from $62-$158 or $8.50-$8.80/kg.

N&R Monaghan, Tempy, sold 49 Merino lambs at $228, while M&R Fitzgerald, Mildura, sold 46 at $227.

Heavy mutton sold to $211 for 50 from LR&P Gregurke, Lameroo, with the range $160-$211 or $5.60-$5.90/kg, while light mutton made from $45-$140 or $580-$6.20/kg.

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