GRIFFITH vendors sold 24,350 sheep and lambs at the market on Friday.
Light store new season lambs to restockers sold from $80 to $114/head. Lambs to processors slipped $6 to $8/head and more in places due to quality. Trade weights sold from $118 to $149/head. Heavy and extra heavy weight lambs received from $144 to $184/head. Carcase prices averaged from 608c to 621c/kg. Old lambs also slipped $5 to $10/head. Trade weights sold from $114 to $144/head.
Heavy and extra heavy weights ranged from $133 to $188/head. Mutton numbers were made up of mostly Merinos and quality was very mixed. Prices were down $10 to $13/head. Merino ewes sold from $82 to $142/head. Merino ewes made $82 to $142/head. Crossbred ewes received from $98 to $120.