EWES at Edenhope, Vic, today have hit a record $388.
Merino maiden ewes captured the top price at $258 a head while Merino wether lambs sold to $146 at the West Wyalong feature lamb and store sheep sale on Wednesday, October 30.
The new chief executive of ALPA was born into the stock and station industry and profession runs through his blood.
It's been another difficult year for grain farmers with substantially below-average winter rainfall followed by a hot, dry spring.
Lamb values have surged higher in the past fortnight with some suckers hitting price peaks not seen before at this time of year.
East coast wheat prices steadied in recent days following the sharp rally in the past month as buyers anxiously wait for new crop supplies.