Store lambs sell well at Matawhero

Matawhero Sheep Fair

THE Matawhero sheep sale yesterday attracted a total yarding of 2050 head across the store and prime grades, with the store lambs presented shorn and in great order.

The prime ewes made $76-80 and the prime lambs ranged from $90-$116.

“Most of the yarding were store lambs and they were in strong demand from all local buyers,” said sales commentator Peter McGrannachan from PGG Wrightson.

“The top males sold for $100.50 and the other good types for $90-$100.”

The medium-to-smaller males sold for $75-$87.

“The ewe lambs sold just as strongly. The top line sold for $92 and other good sorts ranged from $80-$90,” he said.

The medium-to-smaller ewe lambs sold from $65-$78.

“There was a handful of store ewes presented and they sold for $40-$70.”

THE Matawhero sheep sale yesterday attracted a total yarding of 2050 head across the store and prime grades, with the store lambs presented shorn and in great order.

The prime ewes made $76-80 and the prime lambs ranged from $90-$116.

“Most of the yarding were store lambs and they were in strong demand from all local buyers,” said sales commentator Peter McGrannachan from PGG Wrightson.

“The top males sold for $100.50 and the other good types for $90-$100.”

The medium-to-smaller males sold for $75-$87.

“The ewe lambs sold just as strongly. The top line sold for $92 and other good sorts ranged from $80-$90,” he said.

The medium-to-smaller ewe lambs sold from $65-$78.

“There was a handful of store ewes presented and they sold for $40-$70.”

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