Store lambs sell $126 at Narromine

Store lambs sell $126 at Narromine


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Cunnamulla bred mixed sex store lambs, 180 White Suffolk/Merino cross August/September 2016 drop unshorn topped at $126 a head. Pictured is Bill Gibbs, Hartin Schute Bell, Narromine; vendor Alan Dick, Heywood Station, Cunnamulla, Qld; buyer, Bruce Bryant, Peter Milling and Company, Wellington.

Cunnamulla bred mixed sex store lambs, 180 White Suffolk/Merino cross August/September 2016 drop unshorn topped at $126 a head. Pictured is Bill Gibbs, Hartin Schute Bell, Narromine; vendor Alan Dick, Heywood Station, Cunnamulla, Qld; buyer, Bruce Bryant, Peter Milling and Company, Wellington.

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Autumn sheep sales are still strong with first cross ewe making to $196; Merino ewes to $181; store lambs to $126 and Merino wethers to $80 at Narromine store sheep sale.

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IN one of the strongest autumn store sheep sales this April, 3500 sheep yarded and sold to a quite dearer market at the Narromine store sheep sale today.

Store lambs sold very well to restockers who no doubt have some spare pasture and/.or cheap grain on hand and who could see the opportunity to ether fatten or hold as woolcutters.

Buyer Paul Higgins, "Ferndale", Crookwell, paid top Merino ewe price of $181 for 219 August shorn 3 1/2 year-old ewes of Haddon Rig blood to join to Border Leicester rams for first cross production. With his is Sam Ryrie and Paul Alchin, Christie and Hood, Narromine and Gilgandra, and vendor Robert Perry, "Bonnie Doone", Marthaguy, with Juliette Guittiere.

Buyer Paul Higgins, "Ferndale", Crookwell, paid top Merino ewe price of $181 for 219 August shorn 3 1/2 year-old ewes of Haddon Rig blood to join to Border Leicester rams for first cross production. With his is Sam Ryrie and Paul Alchin, Christie and Hood, Narromine and Gilgandra, and vendor Robert Perry, "Bonnie Doone", Marthaguy, with Juliette Guittiere.

A consignment from Alan Dick, Heywood Station, Cunnamulla, Queensland, topped the store lamb market at $126 a head for 180 White Suffolk/Merino cross mixed sex lambs, August/September 2016 drop unshorn selling to the Wellington district.

The Dutfield family, Stockyard”, gained $114 a head for 166 first and second cross White Suffolk cross lambs June/July 2016 drop off shears while another pen of 117 head made $113.

The Smith family’s “Eumalga”, Warren gained $112 a head for 118 first cross mixed sex November/December 201`6 drop unshorn store lambs.

The Langford family, “Springwood”, topped the first cross section at $196 for 95 June/July 2016 drop, March shorn unjoined ewes to a Forbes restocker.

Tony Smith, "Broadwater", Warren, and daughter, Ruby, 10, with Ryan Johnston, Landmark Wilson Russ, Warren, and the pen of 126 Merino ewes from Haddon Rig, Warren, two years and October shorn Mr Smith paid $175 a head.

Tony Smith, "Broadwater", Warren, and daughter, Ruby, 10, with Ryan Johnston, Landmark Wilson Russ, Warren, and the pen of 126 Merino ewes from Haddon Rig, Warren, two years and October shorn Mr Smith paid $175 a head.

Robert Perry, “Bonnie Doone”, Marthaguy, topped the Merino section with a pen of 219 ewes of Haddon Rig blood, 3 ½ years old, August shorn, selling to Paul Higgins, “Ferndale”, Crookwell, who will join them to Border Leicester rams for first cross production.

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