Warwick Sheep Sale Market Report – Wednesday 27th May 2020

  • Yarding Numbers: 900
  • Location: Warwick
  • Date: May 27, 2020

Warwick penned less numbers this sale with 700 lambs and 200 grown sheep. There was less weight in the heavy lamb offering, culminating in a cheaper market for that category. Various pens of better yielding trade lambs saw isolated dearer trends, most categories firm to cheaper in places. All the regular operators were present and competing.

Light trade lambs saw a cheaper trends, particularly with the restocker interest. Light trade lambs saw dearer trends in the better yielding categories. Trade lambs saw a dearer trend, topping at $215/head. Heavy lambs saw a cheaper trend, with a lack of weight a factor. Extra heavy lambs topped at $218/head, again lack of weight a factor. Hoggets also saw cheaper trends, topping at $191/head. A pen of joined ewes sold to $214/head to restockers. Grown ewes to the trade sold to dearer trends. Heavy wethers sold to $168/head.

CATEGORY HEAD MIN $/HD AVG $/HD MAX $/HD
EWES 193 84.00 160.06 214.00
HOGGETS 67 111.00 150.94 191.00
OLD LAMBS 79 146.00 154.38 194.00
RAMS 4 136.00 148.25 159.00
WETHERS 68 120.00 142.49 185.00
YOUNG LAMBS 645 22.00 175.09 218.00

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