Erratic prices at Ballarat and Bendigo lamb sales

Annabelle Cleeland
By Annabelle Cleeland
May 11 2022 - 8:00pm
ATTENDEES: Ken Adams and Kylie Murcutt, Verdun, SA, at the recent Mount Pleasant, SA, sheep and lamb market.

Forward contracts have surpassed saleyard prices for trade and heavy lambs by up to $30 a head, as the final run of Victoria's spring-drop lambs triggers erratic buying behaviour.

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Annabelle Cleeland

Annabelle Cleeland

National Sheep & Wool Writer

Annabelle Cleeland is Fairfax Media’s national sheep and wool writer. Annabelle joined the Fairfax team in 2012 to nurture her love of Australian agriculture. She began as the Victorian western district reporter at Stock & Land before taking on a senior position as a journalist reporting on all industries statewide. Annabelle’s appetite to report on issues which affect the sheep and wool industry has seen her travel to many parts of Australia and abroad. She is excited to spin industry yarns during a period of substantial demand for the sheepmeat and wool industries. Annabelle enjoys horse riding and climbing mountains, and is a lazy supporter of the Geelong Football Club.