• Loddon Herald

Sheep market report

At Bendigo on Monday, agents yarded 6,300 lambs and 2,200 sheep the quality was from from very good to plain with some lambs showing dryness in the

wool, these lambs suitable for the paddock. Despite this there was a good offering of lambs suitable for the trade. Especially within the shorn lambs. There was a near full field of buyers however not all were fully active, some due to works shut down or slowed by Covid-19.

Restocking competition was still in force on the light weight lambs, in a market despite the uncertainty was firm to slightly dearer over most categories, shorn lambs being most sort after.

New season light weights 12kg to 16kg lambs made from $106 to $162/head most of these returning to the paddock.

Trade lambs 18kg to 22kg made from $136 to $188 averaging around 780c to 850c/kg cwt. Medium trade lambs 22kg to 26kgs made from $171 to $250/head averaging around 780c to 860/kg cwt. Heavy lambs over 26kgs made to $260/head. Hoggets made to $197/head.

Heavy crossbred ewes made to $210 with the well covered Merino ewes making between $132 and $185/head. Wethers from $161 to $21/head. The average run of Merino mutton made between 550c and 610c with very good wethers to 600c to 670c/kg cwt.

Rams, terminal sires to $230/head.


SUCKERS

F Shea,Campbells Forest , sold 22 at $ 223.00

J & C Sinclair, Molesworth , sold 50 at $ 215.00

A & J Soulsby, Wycheproof , sold 99 at $ 200.00


CROSSBRED LAMBS

AA Jensen & Son, Raywood , sold 130 at $ 260.00

DJ & ED Lees, Diggora , sold 109 at $ 254.00

SN & DA Collins, Bridgewater Nth , sold 40 at $ 250.00

DJ Fatt & JA Gallagher, Raywood , sold 90 at $ 238.00

GK & TA Turnbull, Bridgewater , sold 170 at $ 237.00

AB & KB Broom, Neereman, sold 101 at $ 228.00

GJ Hooper , Culgoa , sold 59 at $ 220.00

MD Connors, Moama , sold 53 at $ 196.00

Gavin Lester-Smith, Kyneton , sold 63 at $ 196.00

F Shea , Campbells Forest, sold 30 at $ 194.00

TJ & LA Tobin, Baynton , sold 63 at $ 194.00

J & J Flanagan, St Arnaud , sold 75 at $ 194.00

Kaneira Holdings, Culgoa , sold 4 at $ 182.00


CROSSBRED EWES

A Jensen & Son, Raywood , sold 49 at $ 210.00

Burnewang Nth Past , Rochester , sold 31 at $ 200.00

SN & DA Collins , Bridgewater Nth , sold 42 at $ 190.00

Bungle Boori, Seymour , sold 104 at $ 182.00

RE & SL Pedersen, Kamarooka , sold 7 at $ 182.00

J & C Sinclair, Molesworth , sold 15 at $ 175.00

M Stevens, Gisborne , sold 10 at $ 170.00


MERINO EWES

A Bear & Sons , Loddon Vale , sold 181 at $ 185.00

BV & EC Kelly, Kilmore , sold 139 at $ 180.00

SN & DA Collins, Bridgewater Nth , sold 12 at $ 180.00

Ben Collins, Bridgewater Nth , sold 8 at $ 180.00

Hermit Hill Past P/L , Fairley , sold 40 at $ 154.00




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