The yarding of 5,535 Merino ewes and wether lambs at Jerilderie today met consistent demand across all lots.
A highlight was the $164 paid for unshorn wether lambs while the top price for ewes was $350 paid for 407 May/June 2019 drop, July shorn, Alma-blood and Tchelery Station bred sold by J.W and D.L Ford, Tungamah, Victoria.
Merino ewes sold from $214 to $350 while unshorn wether lambs sold from $132 to $164.
Representative sales of ewes included 317 June/July 2019 drop, October-shorn, Spring Plains blood and bred sold on account the Nevison family, Spring Plains, Wanganella for $246, while Paraway Pastoral Company, Cooinbil, Coleambally sold 380 June/July 2019 drop May-shorn and Pooginook Poll blood for $288 and Craig and Caroline Heath, Wiraki, Jerilderie sold 133 May/June 17/16-drop Willandra-blood October-shorn ewes for $262.
Wether lamb sales included 370 May/June 2020 drop, One Oak Poll blood sold by Andrew Browning, Ivyholme, Jerilderie for $164 while Yooroobla Pastoral Co, Jerilderie received $139 for their pen of 370 June/July 2020 drop Yooroobla-blood lambs.
Successful buyers attended from Bathurst, Woodstock, Jerilderie and Deniliquin and Yarrawonga, Victoria while one pen was sold through AuctionsPlus and processors operated on the heavy pens of wethers.
The auction was conducted by Elders, Jerilderie and interfaced with AuctionsPlus while Nick Gray took the bids.
- Full report next week.
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