Lambs dearer at Ouyen

Lambs dearer at Ouyen


Prices were dearer at the Ouyen sheep market in Vic on Thursday.

Elders wool district manager Emma Turner with staff member Gemmi Murrell.

Elders wool district manager Emma Turner with staff member Gemmi Murrell.

CROSSBRED and Merino lambs and heavy mutton were up to $8 dearer at the Ouyen Livestock Exchange in Vic on Thursday, while light mutton held firm.

There was 9768 lambs and 3416 mutton yarded, totalling 13,184 head.

Export lambs sold from $230 to $314, or $8.10 a kilogram to $9/kg; trade weights made $166-$240 ($8-$9.60/kg); while store lambs received $105-$180.

MG Lynch, Morkalla, Vic, sold 64 crossbred lambs at the $314 top prices, plus 85 at $313 and 68 at $310.

Latta Girls, Walpeup, Vic, sold 20 crossbred lambs at $312, while Andersons of Bronzewing, Vic, sold 51 at $306.

Erhardt Partners, Galah, Vic, sold 36 crossbred lambs at $304, while Cureton Pastoral, Mildura, Vic, sold 51 at $289.

MUT, Tempy, VIc, sold 60 crossbred lambs at $288, while M Pohlner, Ouyen, Vic, sold 20 at $284, and G&P Burns, Tempy, sold 22 at $276.

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Heavy Merinos sold from $200-$250 ($8-$8.50/kg), while light Merinos made $100-$196 ($8.20-$8.50/kg).

Clarke Bros, Ouyen, sold 120 Merino lambs at $250, as did MG Lynch with 66 at $250.

N&B Templeton, Chinkapook, Vic, sold 93 Merino lambs at $248, while Stony View Farms, Patchewollock, Vic, sold 58 at $246, and TG&EA Payne, Wynarka, sold 119 at $245.

Heavy mutton sold from $180-$263 ($6.70-$7.10/kg), while light mutton made $138-$188 ($7-$7.50/kg).

C&B Brown, Lameroo, sold 67 mutton at $263, while Landrigan Partnership, Hopetoun, Vic, sold 49 at $260.

Latta Girls, Walpeup, VIc, sold 20 mutton at $250, while Wegner Bros, Karoonda, sold 105 at $240, as did IK&EA McNabb, Carwarp, Vic, with 291 at 240.

Dorper lambs were also offered, with Tanany, Menindie, NSW, selling 73 at the top of $230.

F Dowdy, Nangiloc, Vic, sold 44 Dorper lambs at $215, as did PJ&JR Rundle, Lameroo, with 62 at $215; while Glen Esk, Wentworth, NSW, sold 20 at $207.

The next sale at Ouyen is on August 19.

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