Griffith lamb prices trend easier

VENDORS sold 7650 sheep and lambs at the Griffith market on Friday.

According to Meat and Livestock Australia's National Livestock Reporting Service lambs sold from $136 to $148/head.

Trade weights were $10 to $15 easier with prices ranging from $158 to $212/head.

Heavy and extra heavyweight were $10 to $20/head easier and more in places.

Heavy lambs to 26kg sold from $212 to $246 with extra heavyweights ranging from $255 to $295/head. Carcase prices averaged from 867c to 927c/kg cwt.

Mutton numbers eased and quality was very mixed.

Merino ewes sold from $110 to $200/head.

Crossbred ewes received from $142 to $200 and Dorper ewes sold from $110 to $195/head.