HAMILTON SHEEP & LAMBS
July 3. Yarding: 8295. Change: down 2039. Lambs: 5080. Change: down 633. Sheep: 3215. Change: down 1406.
There was a decrease in the number of lambs sold at Hamilton this week to 5080 with more heavy weights being offered the market was fully firm.
Not all the regular buyers attended or operated. There was some restocker competition on the better bred lambs however the light 1 and 2 scores below 14kgs were $20 to $30/head cheaper.
The light weight 12kg to 18 kg lambs 1 and 2 score sold from $126 to $143/head. The medium weight 18kg to 22kg 3 and 4 scores sold from $136 to $230/head and averaged 890c/kg cwt.
Heavy weight 22kg to 26kg 3 and 4 scores made between $181 and $240/head and averaged 890c/kg cwt. Extra heavy 4 score lambs topped at $288/head.
Sheep numbers were also back. Competition was also firm on last weeks rates except rams, they were $50/head cheaper. Light 1 and 2 score sheep made from $76 to $121 and the medium weight 2 and 3 scores sold from $120 to $153/head.
Extra heavy weight 2 and 4 score sheep made from $150 to $230 and exceptional wethers amde to $192/head.
Heavy crossbred ewe mutton averaged 635c and Merino mutton 580c/kg cwt. Heavy Hoggets sold to $181/head. Rams of all weights sold from $66 to $142/head.
XB Lambs: Moutajup Pastoral Co, Moutajup, $260; Moutajup Pastoral Co, Moutajup, $216; Collins & Lehmann, Hamilton, $208; Matthew Leeson, Heywood, $200; G Huf, Cavendish, $183; Bellco, Wallacedale, $183; Matthew Leeson, Heywood, $182; Collins & Lehmann, Hamilton, $180; Glen Elva P/L, Vic Valley, $164; Bruce Thompson, Garvoc, $160
XB Ewes: W & A Gough P/L, Branxholme, $142; G Huf, Cavendish, $142;
Merino Ewes: I & K O'Connell, Hamilton, $158; Glenthompson Pastoral Co, Glenthompson, $123; W & A Gough P/L, Branxholme, $120
Merino Wethers: Longreach P/ship, Mirranatwa, $125;
Rams: Bellco, Wallacedale, $105
KEITH P LANYON P/L
X/B Lambs: Seal Rock, Portland, $216; L. Clapham, Victoria Point, $198; A & D. Pascoe, Caramut, $182; R & D. Napier, Moutajup, $180; L, J & D. Mirtschin, Byaduk, $175; Fixby, Byaduk, $170; L. Clapham, Victoria Point, $165; A & D. Pascoe, Caramut, $153
X/B Ewes: Seal Rock, Portland, $210; L & K. McCrae, Cavendish, $139
Merino Wethers: P. Dyson, Hamilton, $139
Merino Rams: R & D. Napier, Moutajup, $120; A. Byron, Hamilton, $110
XB Lambs: L & L Balkin, Casterton, $250. B Patterson, Terang, $240. RG Kelly, Bessiebelle, $214. L & L Balkin, Casterton, $200. B Patterson, Terang, &186. Vaquero Rural, Homerton, $171. G & Y Rees, Dunrobin, $169. PS Doyle, Casterton, $169. L & L Balkin, Casterton, $164. RG Kelly, Bessiebelle, $164. G & Y Rees, Dunrobin, $154. C & S Fidler, Merino, $154. MJ Smith, $150. C & S Fidler, $150. G & Y Rees, Dunrobin, $144. First Australian, Digby, $144. PS Doyle, Casterton, $144. A & L Balkin, Casterton, $144. J Rissman, Macarthur, $143.
X/B TT: B Patterson, Terang, $181.
X/B Ewes: C & S Fidler, Merino, $202. PS Doyle, Casterton, $202. A & L Balkin, Casterton, $202. First Australian, Digby, $190. J Rissman, Macarthur, $185. RJ Smith, Casterton, $185. A & L Balkin, Casterton, $185. L & L Balkin, Casterton, $172. First Australian, Digby, $158. PS Doyle, Casterton, $144. RJ Smith, Casterton, $144. C & S Fidler, Merino, $144.
X/B Wethers: RJ Smith, Casterton, $192.
Merino Wethers: TJ Hallet, Portland West, $169. TJ Hallet, Portland West, $146. TJ Hallet, Portland West, $125.
X/B Rams: First Australian, Digby, $122. MJ Smith, Casterton, $120. L & L Balkin, Casterton, $120.
KERR & CO LIVESTOCK
Lambs: D & M Pevitt, Warrong $278/$262; Konongwootong, Konongwootong $256; Batanda, Penshurst $250; Mickali, Woolsthorpe $250; Kongonwootong, Konongwootong $240; A & N Rentsch, Penshurst $240; S & S Rees, Gatum $240; M J & D Page, Penshurst $240; Batanda, Penshurst $216; P & K Finch, Timboon $215; A & N Rentsch, Penshurst $214; Coolibah Kids, Penshurst $210; P & A Rentsch, Penshurst $200
X/B Ewes: R & G Anderson, Hawkesdale $221; Hocking Kids, St Helens $213; M J & D Page, Penshurst $212; R & G Hill, Vasey $191; Batanda, Penshurst $180
Merino Ewes; Glenandera, Penshurst $151
Merino Wethers: Nura-West, Harrow $148 / $128
ELDERS RURAL SERVICES
Lambs: Sandy Camp, Gorae, $288; Sandy Camp, Gorae, $271; VC Gellert & Sons, Glenthompson, $238; VC Gellert & Sons, Glenthompson, $224; NJ & RM Howard, Narrapumelap, $224; Prime Ag, Tyrendarra, $224; P & M Begelhole, Portland, $220; Prime Ag, Tyrendarra, $193; TP & SM Rowbottom, Broadwater, $176; IR & DM Sprattling, Casterton, $155; P & M Begelhole, Portland, $155; Majandah Rural, Glencoe, $143; IR & DM Sprattling, Casterton, $136;
2th: Majandah Rural, Glencoe, $131; Majandah Rural, Glencoe, $123;
XB Ewes: Majandah Rural, Glencoe, $210; Maneroo Pship, Heywood, $200; Boonaroo Pship, Casterton, $195; Maneroo Pship, Heywood, $176; Boonaroo Pship, Casterton, $175; Majandah Rural, Glencoe, $175
Mo Ewes: IR & DM Sprattling, Casterton, $118
Rams: VC Gellert & Sons, Glenthompson, $132; MS & FM Hermon, Hamilton, $108; IL & PA Potter, Caramut, $108
SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS LIVESTOCK
XB Lambs: Sheepo Pastoral, Willatook, $230; N & D Blain, Terang, $220; W & G Lambert, Paschendale, $205; V Lawson, Coleraine, $198; Spring Creek, Hotpsur, $193; P Coulton, Codrington, $172; V Lawson, Coleraine, $170; Sheepo Pastoral, Willatook, $170; Le & Jr Bubb, Wickliffe, $170; Spring Creek, Hotspur, $169
XB Ewes: V Lawson, Coleraine, $230; Barnaby Estate, Casterton, $202; Barnaby Estate, Casterton, $196; L Mclauchlan, Glenormiston North, $196; Spring Creek, Hotspur, $196; J & J Forsyth, Cavendish, $189; Spring Creek, Hotspur, $180; Dj & Vb Ware Pastoral, Warrong, $174; J & J Forsyth, Cavendish, $158
Merino Ewes: Blackwell Pastoral, Dunkeld, $139; Blackwell Pastoral, Dunkeld, $124
XB Rams: J & J Forsyth, Cavendish, $120; Sheepo Pastoral, Willatook, $120
J.M.ELLIS & CO PTY LTD
XB Lambs: South Bulart, Bulart, $240; B. & A. Stephens, Buckley Swamp, $230; J. & S. Alexander, North Byaduk, $215; Eastbank, Buckley Swamp, $215; Pathfinder, Gazette, $215; Green & Gold Contractors, Hamilton, $210; A. & S. Linke, Tarrington, $206; Cavendish Rural, Bulart, $203; Greenbanks, Partnership, Condah, $198; Coolami Partnership, Melville Forest, $190; C. Scott, Milltown, $168; Matt Bensch, Tabor, $165.
XB Ewes: Eastbank, Buckley Swamp, $220; Cooengle Partnership, Woorndoo, $185; S. & P. Jury, Croxton East, $185; H. Moyle, Gazette, $180; J. & S. Alexander, North Byaduk, $170; Willowbank, Gazette, $160; Karang Past. Co, Gazette, $155; Merino Ewes: Tarrington Homestead, Tarrington, $138; Kerrsville Past, Co, Coojar, $132; A. & S. Linke, Caramut, $130; Coolami Pastoral, Melville Forest, $124.
Merino Rams: Winninburn P/S, Tarranlea, $136; P. & F. Elsom, Gazette, $136.
NARACOORTE SHEEP & LAMB
July 2. Yarding: 5373. Change: 555. Lambs: 3628. Change: down 182. Sheep: 1745. Change: 737.
Lamb numbers eased slightly and sheep numbers increased as agents yarded 3628 lambs and 1,745 sheep to total 5373 head overall. These sold to the usual array of trade and processor buyers, with restockers also present and active across the offering. It was another mixed penning, with a wide range of type, weight and quality available as the lamb market received stronger demand this week, with a small lift in price of $3 to $5/head.
Light weight lambs sold from $63 to $150, as the light weight trade 2 and 3 score selection made from $125 to $168/head. Restockers were active as they operated from $85 to $172/head for lambs to grow on. Trade weight 3 score lambs returned vendors from $168 to $212/head as most of these lambs made from 880c to 920c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs were in demand as they sold from $206 to $232, with the few extra heavy lambs making from $240 to a high of $253/head. Hoggets received from $123 to $180, as light ewes returned prices from $83 to $114/head. Medium weighted ewes made from $113 to $148, with the heavy selection making from $150 to a high of $213/head. Wethers received from $105 to $182, as light rams made from $55 to $117, while heavy rams sold from $151 to a high of $199/head.
WVLX Mortlake Prime Cattle, Monday
2 LMB Livestock
4 Southern Grampians Livestock
5 Charles Stewart
6 JM Ellis
7 Elders Kerr & Co
8 HF Richardson
9 Charles Stewart Nash McVilly
Camperdown Cattle, Tuesday
1 Charles Stewart
2 Brian O'Halloran
3 Charles Stewart's Nash McVilly
Warrnambool Cattle, Wednesday
Agent, Cattle, Sheep, Calves, Dairies
Brian O'Halloran 1, 4, 2, 1
J & J Kelly 3, 2, 3, 2
Landmark 4, 3, 1, 4
SKB Rodwells 2, 1, 4, 3
Hamilton Sheep & Lambs, Wednesday
2 Southern Grampians L/S
3 JM Ellis & Co
4 LMB Livestock
5 Keith P Lanyon P/L
7 Kerr & Co
Hamilton Cattle, Friday
2 Southern Grampians L/S
3 Kerr & Co
4 Keith P Lanyon P/L
6 LMB Livestock
7 JM Ellis & Co