400 spring lambs were on offer at Dowra Mart’s sheep sale on Friday (June 5th), according to a mart spokesperson.
They reported that “trade held well” for spring lambs, hoggets and cull ewes, while prices increased for ewes with lambs at foot.
Factory spring lambs earned €100-€127.50/head while store lambs fetched up to €105/head. €80-€122/head was paid for hoggets and cull ewes reached a top price of €120/head.
- X6 50kg - €127.50;
- X10 48kg - €127.50;
- X18 48kg - €127.50;
- X15 48kg - €127;
- X11 46kg - €126;
- X25 47kg - €125;
- X9 42.5kg - €122;
- X9 43.5kg - €118.50;
- X12 43.5kg - €118.50;
- X12 41kg - €113.50;
- X8 40.5kg - €110;
- X15 39kg - €106;
- X10 38kg - €100.50.
[Spring lambs - X18 48kg - €127.50 each - €2.65/kg]
[Spring lambs - X6 50kg - €127.50 each - €2.55/kg]
[Spring lambs - X25 47kg - €125.50 each - €2.67/Kg]
[Hogget ram - 64kg - €116 - €1.81/kg]
[2 Hogget Ewes - 60kg - €122 each - €2.03/kg]
[3 dry ewes - 100kg - €120 each - €1.20/kg]
[10 hoggets with 10 lambs - €197 each]