WARWICK SHEEP SALE MARKET REPORT – WEDNESDAY 3RD APRIL 2024

  • Yarding Numbers: 1,346
  • Location: Warwick
  • Date: April 3, 2024

Total Yarding: 1,346 (+810) | Sheep Yarding: 443 (+211) | Lamb Yarding: 903 (+599)

The supply of sheep and lambs improved by 810 head to 1,346 at Warwick. All the regular buyers buyer attended and competed strongly across all classes of lambs and mutton.

Young lambs to the wholesale meat trade improved by $12 and sold from $74 to $111/head. Light score 2 lambs to the wholesale meat trade sold to $120 and averaged $102 up $1/head. Ideal trade lambs sold from $122 to $152/head. Trade weight lambs to processors sold from $135 to $167 with heavy lambs topping at $187 to average $172/head.

Hoggets improved by $20 selling to $118 and averaging $97/head. Light weight ewes to processors sold from $30 to $60/head. Heavy ewes to processors sold to $77 with restockers paying to $94/head. Merino wethers to processors sold from $34 to $40/head. Heavy wethers to process sold from $72 to $75 up by $7/head. Extra numbers of ram lambs yarded selling to processors from $90 to $121/head. Rams to processors sold from $40 to $80/head.

CATEGORY HEAD MIN $/HD AVG $/HD MAX $/HD
EWES 176 $2.00 $47.88 $94.00
HOGGETS 184 $60.00 $92.56 $118.00
OLD LAMBS 143 $55.00 $89.79 $121.00
RAMS 15 $25.00 $48.73 $80.00
WEATHERS 63 $34.00 $41.10 $76.00
YOUNG LAMBS 764 $33.00 $125.32 $187.00