EXTRA-HEAVY lambs sold to a high of $320 at the South Eastern Livestock Exchange.
According to the National Livestock Reporting Service vendors sold 14,804 sheep and lambs and there was a good run of trade lambs and only a small offering of heavy weights.
Store lambs increased in numbers and there was a reasonable run of Merino lambs. The market sold to a dearer trend.
Restockers paid from $137 to $173/head.
The 2 score processing lambs to 16kg were $10 dearer, making from $108 to $147/head.
The medium and heavy trade lambs were $4 dearer, receiving from $146 to $189/head, averaging 830c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs were $10 stronger, making from $188 to $227/head or 850c/kg cwt on average.
Extra heavy lambs topped at $320/head estimated at 44kg cwt. Merino trade lambs sold from $135 to $174 and hoggets reached $210/head.