Prices firm to easier at Griffith

From the catwalk at Griffith market.
From the catwalk at Griffith market.

VENDORS sold 8100 sheep and lambs at the Griffith sale on Friday.

According to Meat and Livestock Australia's National Livestock Reporting Service most of the usual buyers were present and competing in a cheaper market.

Trade weight new season lambs were firm to $3 easier to sell from $149 to $167/head. Heavy lambs received from $170 to $180/head.

A large penning of Dorper lambs received from $148 to $190/head for trade and heavy weights.

Old trade weight lambs sold from $164 to $186/head. Heavies received from $186 to $200 with extra heavies reaching $220/head.

Carcase prices averaged from 731c to 758c/kg.

Mutton numbers were made up of mostly Merinos and prices remained steady. Merino ewes sold from $140 to $187, crossbreds received from $130 to $190/head.

Dorper ewes sold from $110 to $190/head.

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