IN one of the larger yardings in recent months 15,250 sheep comprising quality young and old first cross and Merino ewes plus 1700 store lambs sold to a cheaper market at Narromine Special Store Sheep sale on Wednesday, October 21.
First cross ewes topped at $181 while Merino ewes made to $134.
Plainer quality first cross ewes sold from $92 to $105 and young ewes up to $108 a head.
Merino vendors hit a lower market as prospective buyers looked to the future of spring and the advent of summer possibly without rain.
However, better quality lines sold from $81 to $118 while plainer types ranged in price from $51 to $76 a head.
Store lambs sold to a continuing strong market from $62 to $100 while Merino wethers sold from $40 to $56.
Full report in The Land next week.
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