Lamb consignments throughout NSW remained similar, week-on-week, for a total of 112,595 head.

Dubbo lifted by 20% for a total of 38,500 head. Tamworth decreased by 25% for 2,980 lambs. Forbes slipped by 6% and penned 29,129 head. CTLX lost 18% to total 2,800 lambs. Wagga eased 8% to yard 23,000 head. Corowa nearly doubled its numbers compared to last week and totalled 9,724 lambs, as Inverell continued its fortnightly market and yarded 3,062 head.

New season trade weight lambs trended $9 to $10 cheaper, making from $80 to $141/head, or an average price from 536¢ to 538¢/kg cwt.

Trade weight older lambs slipped $13 to $14, ranging from $78 to $130/head and attained an average price from 469¢ to 498¢/kg cwt.

The heavy weight lambs sold $13 to $14 cheaper, to sell from $115 to $155/head, or an average price from 502¢ to 513¢/kg cwt.


Sheep numbers eased by 6% week-on-week for a total of 34,161head.

Dubbo penned 8,200 sheep, as Tamworth offered 1,000 head. CTLX yarded 1,800 head, while Forbes penned 7,559 sheep. Wagga consigned 7,500 head, with Corowa offering 4,261 sheep, while Inverell penned 1,466 head.

Sheep averaged $7 cheaper, with the medium and heavy weights selling from $62 to $130/head, or an estimated average for the better finished end of 351¢ to 408¢/kg cwt.

Note: All yardings and prices referenced from MLA reported saleyards.

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