QUALITY lambs sold $10-$35 behind the last market, while secondary lambs were $5-$20 cheaper at Ouyen Livestock Exchange in Vic on Thursday.
Overall 4622 lambs and 500 mutton were offered, totalling 5122.
Export crossbred lambs sold from $180 to $226, or $6.60 a kilogram to $7.10/kg, while trades sold from $133-$175 ($6.80-$7.30/kg); and light stores made $64-$133.
Mowatville Partners, Manangatang, sold the top crossbreds - 75 lambs at $226, while D&J Jonasson, Cowangie, sold 21 at $223.
CR Byrnes, Wentworth, sold 80 crossbred lambs at $220, while J&R Scott, Timberoo, sold 42 at $217.
G&M Nicholl, Linga, sold 35 new season lambs at $195.
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Heavy Merino lambs sold from $167-$204 ($6.70-$7/kg), while light Merinos made $89-$166 ($6.70-$7/kg).
PD&MK Christie, Kulwin East, sold 22 Merino lambs at the $204 top price, while Stonyview Farms, Patchewollock, sold 36 at $194.
Mutton was firm to $10 cheaper, with heavies making $155-$186 ($5.30-$5.80/kg) and lighter types selling from $130-$156 ($5.40-$6/kg).
Glen Ewan Station, Balranald, sold 106 mutton at $186, while D&D Willersdorf, Murrayville, sold 86 at $180.
Dorper lambs were also offered, with WK& CA Filsell, Coonalpyn, selling 41 at $187 and MGN Gibbins, Galah, selling 66 at $186.
The next Ouyen sale will be on August 4.
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