Pictures and prices: Trade 'slightly back' at Dowra


Cull ewes reached €130.50, while spring lambs topped out at €134.50.

Pictures and prices: Trade 'slightly back' at Dowra

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Cull ewes reached €130.50, while spring lambs topped out at €134.50.

There was another big entry of sheep on offer at Dowra Mart’s sheep sale on Friday (May 22nd) with some 740 entries being auctioned, according to a mart spokesperson.

They reported that trade was slightly back on the previous week, with spring lambs making from €116 up to a top call of €134.50, while a few pens of light store spring lambs climbed to €90-€112.

In a big entry of heavy cull ewes, prices reached up to €130.50 for 8 ewes weighing 93kg, while store ewes made between €50 and €80.

Factory hoggets topped out at €125 - a price that was paid for a pen of 8 weighing 43kg, while ewes with lambs at foot ranged between €120 and €230.

Prices:

  • X24 46.5kg - €134.50;

  • X11 47kg - €133.50;

  • X6 46.5kg - €131;

  • X16 45kg - €130;

  • X22 42kg - €123.50;

  • X11 42kg - €120.50.

[6 spring lambs - 40kg - €109/head or €2.72/kg]

[9 dry ewes - 75kg - €95/head or €1.26/kg]

[8 spring lambs - 49kg - €134/head or €2.73/kg]

[10 hogget ewes - 49kg - €120/head or €2.45/kg]

[Ram - 74kg - €84 or €1.13/kg]
[5 ewes with 10 lambs at foot - €230 each]
[6 ewes with 12 lambs at foot - €195 each]

Image source: Dowra Mart Ltd \ Facebook

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