Merinos rams hit a $3600 high, with 34 rams averaging $1559 yesterday at the 17th annual Adina Merino ram sale held on-property at "Overdale", Cooma.
The northern wool market climbed another 27 cents a kilogram in the past week to finish on 1656c/kg.
Merino and Poll Merino rams sold to a $4000 top at the Hillcreston Park and Kalaree sales yesterday, with Crown Hill Poll Dorsets reaching a $1400 high.
Just when many of us were wondering if it would rain again before Christmas, some areas managed a nice little drink which helped boost livestock markets.
The season’s Merino ram sales proved what sheep cockies and abattoirs already knew: There’s a flock rebuild taking shape in the wake of market confidence.
Strong support from established clients cemented the successful sale of 48 rams at the annual Wyuna Merino stud sale, Armatree, on Tuesday.
Buyers from NSW, Queensland, Victoria, and first-time from South Australia, and New Zealand bought the whole catalogue of 200 rams topping at $12,000 to average $2454 at Mumblebone sale.
Repeat, local buyers pushed the average to $2273 at the 13th annual Tallawong on-property sale yesterday.